05/23/2012 - 9:06am

In an effort to grow its presence in private-label foods, ConAgra Foods has acquired the pita chip business of Kangaroo Brands.

05/22/2012 - 2:52pm

Drug maker Apricus Biosciences will receive regulatory guidance from the Food and Drug Administration in July that will contain feedback concerning the drug maker's plans to seek approval for a nail fungus treatment.

05/22/2012 - 11:42am

Red Carpet Manicure, an at-home LED gel manicure and pedicure system, has announced that it is expanding to Canada with plans to launch the system at London Drug, Rexall and The Shopping Channel in June.

05/22/2012 - 11:13am

Hamacher Resource Group VP Dave Wendland now is available for speaking engagements to help health, beauty and wellness companies prepare for 2013 and beyond.

05/22/2012 - 10:54am

Cirrus Healthcare Products earlier this month announced the launch of its Hello Kitty-licensed earplugs for swimming and sound protection.

05/22/2012 - 10:49am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a treatment for Type 1 diabetes in children ages 2 to 5 years.

05/22/2012 - 10:39am

In an effort to focus on its key growth strategies, General Mills has announced a productivity and cost savings plan that will include a reduction in its workforce.

05/22/2012 - 10:25am

Boehringer Ingelheim last week announced the launch of Dulcolax Laxative Tablets for Women — tablets that are "comfort-coated" to protect a woman's stomach so the active ingredient, bisacodyl, is released only in the large intestine — to correspond with National Women's Health Week.

05/22/2012 - 10:22am

Medical supply manufacturer BD has released a syringe with a shorter needle designed to reduce discomfort in patients with diabetes who must inject insulin, the company said Tuesday.