March 21, 2012

Optics Lab has kicked off a new consumer campaign in support of its OcuFresh Eye Wash product, the company announced Tuesday.

March 20, 2012

Clif Bar on Tuesday announced the return of the Clif Kid Backyard Game of the Year contest.

March 20, 2012

Safeway on Tuesday joined forces with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion on an initiative to develop and promote dietary guidance that links scientific research to the nutrition needs of consumers.

March 19, 2012

Safeway announced that its board of directors Friday declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 14.5 cents per share.

March 16, 2012

Nestlé is rolling out new seasonal candy offerings for spring.

March 15, 2012

Fresh & Easy announced that its new store in Folsom, Calif., received the platinum-level store certification award from the Environmental Protection Agency's GreenChill Partnership.

March 14, 2012

In effort to further its commitment to sustainability, Safeway's private-label Softly bath and facial tissue and Ultra Thirsty paper towels now are certified by the Forest Stewardship Council and the Rainforest Alliance.

March 8, 2012

Jelly Belly has expanded its Gummi Pet line with a new addition.

March 8, 2012

Fresh & Easy on Tuesday made its Sacramento, Calif., debut with the opening of two new stores in the region.

March 6, 2012

Murad, whose skin care products are sold at such retail locations as Sephora and Ulta, has been named the official skin care partner of the Los Angeles Dodgers for the 2012 baseball season.

March 5, 2012

Clinical drug information provider First Databank is rebranding itself, the company said Monday.

March 1, 2012

Chapman University and Keck Graduate Institute are set to establish a school of biopharmacy at the KGI campus in Claremont, Calif.

March 1, 2012

A California company plans to debut a series of health foods that it said would raise the bar on efficacy.

February 29, 2012

Aroma Naturals, a maker of all-natural candles, is launching a new skin care line comprised of beauty oils, body oils and body butters.

February 29, 2012

Murad, whose products are sold at salons, spas, Sephora and Ulta, is bringing to market in March its new Time Release retinol concentrate for deep wrinkles, featuring new technology that is designed to control the release of retinol over time for maximum performance while improving the stability and efficacy of the product.

February 28, 2012

Markwins Beauty’s value cosmetics brand Wet 'n Wild has signed a deal with DMV Diedrichs Markenvertrieb to launch the brand in the German market.

February 24, 2012

Budget cuts are never an easy thing to do. Even if slashing spending on this program or that program can help replenish the government's coffers and reduce a budget deficit, somebody always ends up losing.

February 24, 2012

H-E-B has launched a new ad campaign designed to give some humanity to its price-driven message.

February 24, 2012

The Supreme Court has sent a lawsuit challenging cuts to California's Medicaid program back to a lower court.

February 23, 2012

Pharmacy and identical-store sales were identified as positives for Safeway, which discussed its fourth-quarter results with analysts on Thursday.

February 23, 2012

Coupons.com on Thursday announced the appointment of Dawn Lepore, former chairman and CEO of Drugstore.com, to its board of directors.

February 23, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has accepted a new drug application for the treatment of idiopathic Parkinson’s disease.

February 23, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug for a rare disorder that previously had no approved medical therapies, the agency said.

February 23, 2012

A panel of experts at the Food and Drug Administration has recommended approval for an obesity drug that so far had not met much success at the agency.