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In one of Herbalife's fastest-growing markets, sellers' extraordinary health claims are drawing unwanted attention.
Oct 16- Costco Wholesale Corp said on Wednesday that it will cooperate with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration in its ongoing investigation of prescriptions for controlled substances, after receiving subpoenas and warrants from the DEA.
*Celesio CEO says "no urgent need" for alliance, tie-up. FRANKFURT/ PARIS, Oct 8- Largest U.S. drug distributor McKesson is in advanced talks to buy European rival Celesio for a possible 3.74 billion-euros, a media report said on Tuesday, sending the German company's shares surging as much as 21 percent.
FRANKFURT, Oct 8- German drugs distributor Celesio is in no rush to forge an alliance or merger with a U.S. peer even though this would have some merits, its chief executive told a German newspaper. Reuters reported in July that U.S. drugs distribution groups McKesson Corp and Cardinal Health were both in talks to possibly take a stake in Celesio.
Oct 4- Atossa Genetics Inc said it would recall a medical device used to collect breast fluid for cancer detection along with a test that uses it, seven months after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said the device needed additional clearance.
By Michael Gold and Faith Hung. TAIPEI, Oct 4- Taiwan's HTC Corp slid into the red for the first time in the third quarter, with sales hit hard by fierce competition in the smartphone market, supply chain constraints and internal turmoil. HTC lacks the scale of bigger rivals Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and its troubles this year have only multiplied.
Sept 18- Atossa Genetics Inc said an affiliate of U.S. drug wholesaler McKesson Corp would distribute its device used to collect breast fluid for cancer detection. The fluid is then analyzed at Atossa's unit, the National Reference Laboratory for Breast Health, using the company's Forecyte devices to assess breast cancer risk.
Shanghai authorities are testing mislabeled mutton from a wholesaler that supplies a chain of hot pot restaurants run by U.S. fast food firm Yum Brands.
Gold prices topped $1,675 an ounce, rising along with the euro after the European Central Bank gave no hints on near-term rate cuts.
CNBC's Brian Shactman reports bigger-than-expected data from the EIA Inventory at a build at 3.9 million barrels.