November 1, 2011

Pharmavite on Monday broke ground on the company’s new manufacturing and packaging facility in Opelika, Ala.

October 31, 2011

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores and the National Community Pharmacists Association jointly spoke out Friday against cuts to California's Medicaid program Medi-Cal, which will be retroactive to June 1.

October 28, 2011

EO Products, a manufacturer of natural and organic body care, has announced that its entire line of soaps and lotions has received NON-GMO verification from the NON-GMO Project.

October 28, 2011

Le-Edge USA has introduced Le Edge for face and body exfoliation.

October 27, 2011

Drug makers Bristol-Myers Squibb and Gilead Sciences announced an agreement to develop and commercialize a fixed-dose combination treatment for patients with HIV.

October 27, 2011

An experimental vaccine for hepatitis B made by Dynavax Technologies appears to work better in patients with diabetes than current treatments, the company said.

October 26, 2011

The California Pharmacists Association and PrescribeWellness have launched a partnership designed to boost flu vaccination rates, the CPhA said Wednesday.

October 25, 2011

Dole has boosted its frozen fruit offerings.

October 25, 2011

Natura Pet Products has expanded its California Natural grain-free line.

October 21, 2011

Former chairman, president and CEO of Procter & Gamble A.G. Lafley has joined Legendary Entertainment’s board of directors.

October 20, 2011

The FRS Co. on Thursday named Matt Kohler chief marketing officer.

October 20, 2011

African-American women who develop gestational diabetes mellitus during pregnancy face a 52% increased risk of developing diabetes in the future, compared with white women who develop GDM during pregnancy, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published online Thursday in the journal Diabetologia.

October 19, 2011

There’s a new fish oil on the market, and one that doesn’t have a chance at producing a fish “burp” — krill oil.

October 19, 2011

Nordic Naturals on Tuesday launched Omega-3 Fortify, a food- and water-soluble omega powder.

October 17, 2011

Vivus has reapplied to the Food and Drug Administration for approval of a drug to treat obesity, the company said Monday.

October 14, 2011

Patients with diabetes may benefit from a system that provides continuous, real-time glucose readings, according to new clinical practice guidelines released by the Endocrine Society.

October 14, 2011

Much as the late Steve Jobs likely did not foresee the iPhone when he and Steve Wozniak hammered away at the Apple I computer, it’s unlikely that Mark Zuckerberg saw the full potential of Facebook when he and a group of friends created it in a Harvard University dormitory.

October 13, 2011

Gluten-free baking company Pamela's Products announced the launch of a new line of snack bars.

October 13, 2011

Sales at Safeway are looking up thanks in large part to fuel gains, but the grocer's loyalty card program is expected to continue driving that sales momentum into next year as the company rolls out its Just for U digital marketing platform and explores health-and-wellness initiatives.

October 12, 2011

Discounter 99 Cents Only Stores said it has agreed to be acquired by a group of investors including its founding family, Ares Management and Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board for $1.6 billion in cash.

October 12, 2011

FoodLink, an online network for fresh food retailers, wholesalers and suppliers, on Tuesday announced its status as a certified partner to Giant Eagle.

October 11, 2011

A drug maker that focuses on treatments for hemophilia has named a new CEO.

October 11, 2011

CVS Caremark may be highly focused on driving medication adherence, curbing rising healthcare costs and improving the health outcomes of its patients, but there’s no doubt that its retail segment remains a critical part of its business, as evidenced by the innovative initiatives playing out at the front end.


October 10, 2011

Depomed has launched a new drug for treating shingles, the drug maker said Monday.