the FDA will no longer allow food manufacturers to include in their products compounds often labeled only as "artificial flavors." Environmental and consumer groups pushed the decision, which they said is backed by evidence that these additives cause cancer in animals.
LunaDNA, backed by Illumina, wants the SEC to let it pay consumers for their DNA information. The company wants to create a marketplace of deidentified genetic information that researchers could pay to access. As researchers make money on studies involving the information, some of the profits would trickle down to shareholders in LunaDNA.