May 20, 2011

Such mood disorders as anxiety and depression may be a precursor to diabetes in Latinos, according to a study by University of California at San Diego researchers scheduled for presentation at the American Psychiatric Association’s annual meeting in Honolulu.

May 18, 2011

Enhanced vitamin beverage Activate has partnered with Nourish America to provide daily essential nutrition to pregnant moms in need.

May 18, 2011

Regional supermarket chain Fresh & Easy said that it is augmenting its gluten-free products range and will highlight the new offerings in stores through additional displays.

May 18, 2011

Safeway and its charitable arm, the Safeway Foundation, announced that its fundraising efforts to benefit such organizations as Easter Seals, Special Olympics and others garnered $10.4 million.

May 18, 2011

A cancer drug made by Amgen reduced the chances of prostate cancer spreading to the bones, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial presented at the American Urological Association’s annual meeting in Washington.

May 17, 2011

Clif Bar on Monday introduced Meet the Moment, a social site where people can share inspiring athletic photos and stories of accomplishment.

May 17, 2011

Nordic Naturals on Tuesday announced the company has earned certification from NSF International, verifying that its new Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design corporate headquarters complies with good manufacturing practices.

May 17, 2011

An investigational drug made by InterMune improved breathing in patients with a rare and fatal lung disease, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial published online in The Lancet last week.

May 13, 2011

Butterfinger is bringing its "Nobody's Gonna Lay A Finger" tagline to life by launching a comedy-horror film that will be directed by actor Rob Lowe.

May 12, 2011

Kashi has added waffles to its family of frozen foods.

May 12, 2011

Wolfgang Puck's iced coffee is making its way to Fresh Market and Kroger stores.

May 11, 2011

An independent wholesale drug cooperative will promote Activant Solutions’ point-of-sale software system to its members, Activant said.

May 11, 2011

Genentech is seeking approval for a new drug to treat skin cancer, the company said Wednesday.

May 11, 2011

Nordic Naturals is attempting to crack the mass channel code with an initial 200-store test with Walgreens, the company told Drug Store News. Nordic boasts a strong heritage across the specialty channel.

May 11, 2011

Cobalis on Tuesday began airing 60-second television commercials in support of its PreHistin allergy defense formula across national cable and satellite networks as part of a planned $5 million spend, the company announced.

May 11, 2011

Second-quarter consolidated sales for regional supermarket chain Stater Bros. were up more than 3%, the company said.

May 10, 2011

Cosmetic brand Bonne Bell has announced that it is entering 2011 with a fresh new look and on-trend products, as well as a new national advertising campaign and website.

May 10, 2011

The branded-drug division of Impax Labs plans to conduct early-stage clinical studies of an investigational drug for restless leg syndrome, the company said Tuesday.

May 9, 2011

Alza Corp. is attempting to block Impax Labs from developing a generic version of Alza's attention deficit hyperactivity disorder treatment.

May 9, 2011

A new bill introduced by a California assemblywoman aims to curb the sale of alcohol to minors by prohibiting sales at self-service checkouts.

May 6, 2011

Bayer Consumer Care on Friday announced that Frank Garske of California is the grand prize winner of the Alka-Seltzer Said/Heard Mishaps Contest on Facebook.

May 4, 2011

Barbara's Bakery is expanding its gluten-free cereal options with new Puffins multigrain cereal.

May 4, 2011

Walgreens announced that it has partnered with NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products to launch an exclusive line of “The Biggest Loser”-branded meal alternative bars and shakes.

May 2, 2011

Annie Chun's is introducing a new line of organic, fresh-cooked noodles.