Millions of Americans don't have dental insurance. Kleer, a Wayne start-up, is signing up dentists to offer "membership" plans that enable patients to get care at a discount. Dentists benefit because patients get care that they otherwise typically skip because they can't afford it.
Campbell Soup Co. will sell Bolthouse Farms and other businesses that generated nearly a quarter of its $8.7B in revenue in the fiscal year ended July 29 to focus on its newly acquired Snyder's-Lance snack businesses while maintaining its legacy canned soup business.
A federal appeals court this week upheld the convictions of Barry Bekkedam and Brian Hartline for their roles in an attempt in 2009 to obtain $13 million in bailout money for now-defunct Nova Bank. Hartline has already served his 14-month sentence.
The struggle over the future of Campbell Soup Co. broke into the open Thursday when activist investor Daniel S. Loeb disclosed that he had accumulated a 5.65 percent stake in the Camden company and was working George Strawbridge Jr., a member of the controlling Dorrance family, to force changes or a sale.
A lawsuit filed in Bucks County Court of Common Pleas against Woods Services, a Langhorne nonprofit that treats children and adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities, alleged that a 20-year-old woman there was raped by two other residents during a Valentine's Day dance in February.
Holtec International has agreed to buy Exelon's Oyster Creek nuclear plant, which is closing in September, for an undisclosed price. Holtec's plan is to decommission the plant in eight years and possibly redevelop the land.
The average requested rate increase for 2019 individual Affordable Care Act insurance plans in New Jersey is 5.8 percent. Without the state's version of an individual mandate, signed into law by Gov. Murphy in May, the average requested increase would have been 12.6 percent.
I write about the business side of health care, higher education, and the broader nonprofit sector, with occasional forays into the food and alcoholic beverage industries.