February 23, 2011

Use of amphetamines could increase the risk of Parkinson’s disease, according to a new study.

February 22, 2011

Kashi announced the latest new cereal addition to its line of all natural foods.

February 22, 2011

Prince of Peace Enterprises' Tiger Balm brand on Tuesday announced its sponsorship of the 2011 Susan G. Komen Los Angeles County Race for the Cure, taking place Sunday, March 6, at Dodger Stadium.

February 18, 2011

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Nail color is hot, and mega pop star Justin Bieber has a growing legion of devoted fans, so why not merge the two? That is just what Nicole by OPI has done with its new One Less Lonely Girl collection, priced at $7.99 per polish.


February 18, 2011

Digi-Piggy
 TORRANCE, Calif. — Earlier this month, Cisco Sales Corp. introduced Digi-Piggy at the 108th Toy Fair in New York. Digi-Piggy calculates the value of all U.S. coins inserted and then displays the total on a digital readout on the pig’s snout. The Digi-Piggy is made of durable plastic with a simple twist-off lid, and is designed for children ages 3 years and older. The price point is $14.95.


February 18, 2011

A generic drug maker received regulatory approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its generic version of a bacterial infection treatment.

February 18, 2011

FAIRFIELD, Calif. — Jelly Belly’s new Peas & Carrots mellowcreme mix is a whimsical, retro product that has been revived right from the company’s antique candy molds. The “baby carrots” in the mix are orange sherbet mellowcreme, while the “peas” are green apple flavor — a sweet version of a classic veggie combination.


February 17, 2011

Supermarket retailer Fresh & Easy has added four more GreenChill-certified stores this year, a distinction developed by the Environmental Protection Agency's GreenChill Partnership.

February 16, 2011

Safeway on Wednesday introduced its new SimpleNutrition program, an in-store shelf tag system that makes it easier for shoppers to find better nutrition choices among foods and beverages.

February 15, 2011

Aisle411, a mobile retail navigation service that helps shoppers locate products down to the shelf location, on Tuesday announced its service now is live in more than 1,000 stores. The service added three markets: Las Vegas, Los Angeles and San Diego.

February 15, 2011

Clorox recently launched the "Quick & Dirty" cleaning guide for bachelors on its website.

February 15, 2011

Tongue cleaner Orabrush has closed a $2.5 million investment round with True Ventures of Palo Alto, Calif., and returning investor 2x Consumer Products Growth Partners of Chicago. The funds will be used to help accelerate the company's retail growth strategy, according to the manufacturer.

February 14, 2011

Gilead Sciences has refiled an approval application with the Food and Drug Administration for an HIV drug, the drug maker said.

February 14, 2011

Shoppers Drug Mart has partnered with FaceCake Marketing Technologies to create a new lip makeover mobile app that enables beauty mavens to use their iPhones to view a lipstick shade on their own image.

February 14, 2011

Gearing up for the summer release of superhero flick "Green Lantern," Warner Bros. Consumer Products is teaming up with licensee Mattel to help fans fight evil through a new branded toy line.

February 11, 2011

Genentech, a subsidiary of Roche, reported that its eye drug helped improve vision in patients suffering from a complication caused by diabetes.

February 10, 2011

Bolthouse Farms has introduced a new line of 100%-natural enhanced water infused with herbs and fruit juice.

February 9, 2011

Bolthouse Farms unveiled the newest addition to its Protein Plus beverage line.

February 9, 2011

One month after announcing the expansion of its Eatwell line to meet customers' demand for affordable and nutritious meal options, Fresh & Easy has rolled out its gourmet line.

February 9, 2011

Women with ovarian cancer who received a drug made by Genentech lived longer without their disease becoming worse, according to a late-stage clinical trial.

February 9, 2011

Medication education can help patients with diabetes stay compliant with their medication regimens, according to a new study published in the February issue of the journal Annals of Pharmacotherapy.

February 9, 2011

Customers facing economic challenges caused a decline in Stater Bros.' first-quarter sales, the Southern California supermarket chain said Wednesday.

February 8, 2011

Clorox is letting consumers know everything the company uses in its products.

February 8, 2011

A new line of toy firing systems features ammunition that disintegrates on impact.