March 16, 2011

The former chairman and CEO of Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream has joined Safeway's board of directors.

March 16, 2011

Sensa Products on Wednesday announced the expansion of its product line with Sensa For Men exclusively through GNC.

March 15, 2011

LifeScan on Tuesday introduced Life First, a new North American campaign featuring music legend B.B. King and former “American Idol” contestant Crystal Bowersox in support of its OneTouch brand of blood-glucose monitoring systems.

March 15, 2011

Following reports of additional reactor failures at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear facility, natural health stores in Hawaii, Oregon and California rapidly are selling out of potassium iodide (KI) pills, a potassium supplement that can help protect the thyroid gland from radiation poisoning, FOXnews.com reported Tuesday.

March 14, 2011

Drug maker Gilead acknowledged the receipt of an unsolicited mini-tender offer by TRC Capital.

March 14, 2011

New Chapter last week introduced a slew of new products at the Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, Calif., including three fish oil supplements and two multivitamins.

March 11, 2011

A new line of organic and Fair Trade-certified chocolate bars has hit the market.

March 11, 2011

According to a study presented Friday at the Natural Products Expo West, Boiron has found there is substantial opportunity for growth in the retail sales of homeopathic medicines with notable interest among consumers in trying homeopathic medicines.

March 11, 2011

First it was Family Dollar; now 99 Cents Only Stores finds itself in buyout talks, as investors are seeing the value in discount store chains.

March 10, 2011

Anchor Bay Entertainment has released its latest "Wow! Wow! Wubbzy" DVD title.

March 10, 2011

Anchor Bay Entertainment and Well-Pict Berries have announced a cross-promotional campaign, in which fans of the "Chuggington" series can get on board with healthy eating.

March 10, 2011

Carex Health Brands is expanding its line of in-home health products by bringing its Easy-Up bed rail to the market.

March 10, 2011

Fresh & Easy is expanding its exclusive wine game.

March 10, 2011

Nature's Gate said it is rolling out a new and improved sun care collection.

March 9, 2011

Retired Leiner Health SVP marketing Bob LaFerriere, 62, passed Feb. 4 from multiple myeloma, according to reports.

March 9, 2011

FRS Healthy Energy on Tuesday announced the launch of new Healthy Protein and Healthy Energy formulas to be shipped in April.

March 9, 2011

Kashi announced the launch of its Berry Blossoms cereal and cherry-vanilla cereal bars.

March 9, 2011

Allergan reappointed David Pyott as president earlier this week, adding to his role as chairman and CEO. Pyott will succeed Michael Ball, who has accepted the position of CEO at Hospira, a specialty pharmaceutical and medication delivery company, Allergan reported.

March 9, 2011

Solazyme will launch its anti-aging skin care line through distribution at Sephora and QVC.

March 8, 2011

Safeway on Tuesday said that it expects to earn $1.60 to $1.80 per diluted share during the quarter, after the company's board approved a $1.1 billion dividend from Canada to the United States.

March 4, 2011

Gilead on Friday announced that the Food and Drug Administration has removed a boxed warning about a possible liver injury risk caused by the drug maker's hypertension treatment.

March 4, 2011

NORTHRIDGE, Calif. — Pharmavite recently introduced a new probiotic daily supplement combined with a multivitamin that may encourage regular use of probiotics. Called Nature Made Triple Probiotic, the blend includes three probiotic strains, along with vitamins A, C and E; minerals iron, magnesium and zinc; and other vitamins and minerals.

March 3, 2011

Long-term use of a class of drugs used to control pain could increase the risk of erectile dysfunction in men, according to a new study.

March 2, 2011

Stater Bros. chairman and CEO Jack Brown has joined the likes of Bob Hope, Will Rogers and Ronald Reagan as a recipient of the prestigious Patriot Award, the company announced.