Non-Cyclical Consumer Goods


UPDATE 1-Hikma hits Tullow Oil out of UK's FTSE 100

* Afren, Game Digital, Oxford Instruments out of FTSE 250 (Adds detail on reshuffle, background)

12:08am IST

UPDATE 2-Slash sugar intake to fight obesity, tooth decay - WHO

* Can of soda contains 10 teaspoons of sugar (Adds detail, quotes from news briefing)

04 Mar 2015

UPDATE 2-McDonald's USA to phase out human antibiotics from chicken supply

LOS ANGELES/CHICAGO March 4 - McDonald's Corp's U.S. restaurants will gradually stop buying chicken raised with antibiotics vital to fighting human infections, the most aggressive step by a major food company to change chicken producers' practices in the fight against dangerous 'superbugs.'

04 Mar 2015

Access to Brazil's Itajai port to open as truck protest ends

SAO PAULO, March 4 - Protesters have agreed to open access to Brazil's main poultry exporting port of Itajai in Santa Catarina state, the port said on Wednesday, ending a lingering flashpoint after a two-week truck drivers' protest.

04 Mar 2015

CORRECTED-INSIGHT-Italian e-cigarette firms say new tax benefits tobacco

LONDON, Feb 27 - Electronic cigarette firms in Italy say a new levy that doubles the price of e-liquid refills unfairly helps tobacco giants like Philip Morris International and will hurt their industry.

04 Mar 2015
BSE OIL & GAS -1.33%
BSE-IT -1.01%
BSE AUTO -0.77%
BSE POWER -1.30%
BSE-FMCG +0.90%
BSE-CG -0.45%
BSE-HC +1.25%


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