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.

March 1, 2011

A Kroger banner based in Los Angeles has kicked off a charitable campaign to benefit children's hospitals based in Southern California.

February 28, 2011

Freeman Beauty has launched for 2011 its new Pssssst instant dry shampoo for wavy or curly hair.

February 28, 2011

Safeway has promoted Mir Aamir to lead Safeway’s loyalty programs and oversee digital and mobile efforts related to loyalty.

February 25, 2011

Caroline Sunshine, who plays "Tinka" in the new Disney show "Shake it Up," recently came out to the Irvine Spectrum in Orange County, Calif., to sign bottles of her new signature fragrance for tweens and teens, "Puppy Love 4 girlz," from Puppy Love Fragrances.

February 24, 2011

Fresh & Easy has forged ahead with its expansion plans by opening its eighth and ninth Southern California stores.

February 24, 2011

Safeway surprised analysts Thursday morning with fourth-quarter earnings per share of 62 cents, well above a consensus of 57 cents among analysts.

February 23, 2011

LifeScience Plus recently introduced Advanced BloodStop, a bandage that helps stop bleeding in less than one minute, at CVS/pharmacy.

February 23, 2011

Biotab Nutraceuticals on Tuesday initiated a voluntary recall of two lots of Extenze nutritional supplement tablets.

February 23, 2011

Drug maker Gilead Sciences plans to buy out a privately owned Seattle company that makes treatments for cancer and inflammatory diseases, Gilead said Tuesday.

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.