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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Cancer drug co-developed by AstraZeneca approved for patients with advanced pancreatic cancer

AstraZeneca and Merck & Co., Inc. announced that Lynparza (olaparib) has been approved in the US for the maintenance treatment of adult patients with a type of metastatic pancreatic cancer. Patients will be selected for therapy...

Delmarva Power plans to file rate hike request this year

Delmarva Power plans to file for a rate increase for natural gas and electric customers. On Dec. 20, the Exelon utility  informed the Delaware  Division of the Public Advocate on their "intent to file an...

Food & drink: Farewell to Forgotten Mile and  first Two Stones location

In an all-too-common announcement we see this time of year, Forgotten Mile Ale House will close its doors on Jan. 5. “We have recently decided that we are going to close down after the new year....

Class-action suit filed after Wawa reports malware capable of capturing credit, debt card numbers

A class-action lawsuit has been filed in U.S. District Court in Philadelphia after Wawa Inc. reported a data breach at its stores. Wawa reported that the company found malware on its computer system that was...

Health officials confirm 26  Salmonella cases linked to contaminated fruit served in northern...

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH)  confirmed 26 cases of Salmonella in school-aged children in New Castle County that are associated with a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Javiana infections linked to recalled cut fruit served...

DuPont acquires Irish wastewater treatment technology company

DuPont announced it exercised its option to acquire full ownership of OxyMem Limited, an Irish company that develops and produces Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactor (MABR) technology for the treatment and purification of municipal and...

Medtronic, Christiana agree to outcomes-based collaboration

Medical technology company  Medtronic and  ChristianaCare  announced a collaboration designed to improve outcomes for ChristianaCare patients in Delaware, the surrounding region and perhaps the nation. The five-year agreement will focus on developing and deploying value-based...

Updated: Chesapeake’s Sharp Energy acquires Boulden Brothers propane holdings

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation's Sharp Energy propane business gained a bigger foothold in northern Delaware and adjacent areas with the purchase of operating assets of Boulden Brothers Propane, Newark. The parties closed on this transaction on...

Updated: DuPont, IFF to merge nutrition businesses in $26 billion stock deal

IFF  announced it entered into a definitive agreement for the merger of IFF and DuPont’s Nutrition & Biosciences business in what is known as  Reverse Morris Trust transaction. DuPont shareholders will hold a majority...

Updated: Snow stays to the north as storm moves through area

The snow line stayed to the north of Delaware on Monday, leaving only a coating on lawns and vehicles The DEOS monitoring system  from the University of Delaware reported no measurable snowfall.  The National Weather Service...