The full-day event, held June 13 in Providence, R.I., brought together leaders from such companies as Facebook, Under Armour, Google and IBM, among others, to discuss emerging trends shaping the healthcare industry.
The multi-part initiative includes in-store Walgreens-exclusive consumer sweepstakes, a ChariTEA donation to cancer nonprofit Stupid Cancer and a digital media campaign to promote the National Iced Tea Month campaign.
Procter & Gamble is holding talks with Trian Fund Management, which has a $3.5 billion stake in the company, about the future of its brands, the P&G CEO David Taylor confirmed to CNBC. Taylor called the talks “constructive” and noted, "We are willing to engage. We want to be better.” Trian has been increasing its stake in P&G and the company looks to cut costs by some $10 billion, the report said. (CNBC)
In its first change in recommendations on fruit juice since 2001, Academy also recommends that Intake of juice should be limited to, at most, 4 ounces daily for toddlers age 1-3. For children age 4-6, fruit juice should be restricted to 4 to 6 ounces daily; and for children ages 7-18, juice intake should be limited to 8 ounces or 1 cup of the recommended 2 to 2.5 cups of fruit servings per day.
Mars and Wrigley will work with the Partnership for a Healthier America and such other industry players as Nestle, Lindt, Ferrero to center their efforts on offering transparency and choice to consumers.