April 24, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday proposed a new rule that would extend the agency's tobacco authority to cover additional tobacco products. The proposal is part of the FDA's implementation of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco control Act, which was signed by President Barack Obama in 2009.

April 24, 2014

FloraTummys is a new probiotic especially made for kids rather than a line extension of the adult probiotic.

April 24, 2014

Foot care is a daily challenge, but the podiatrist-recommended FootMate® System makes optimal foot health easy. It is a complete foot care system for cleaning, soothing, stimulating and massaging your feet every time you shower.

April 24, 2014

Inergetics on Wednesday announced it has entered into a letter of intent to purchase the assets of OmEssentials, a private company dedicated to the development of advanced nutritional formulations and progressive nutrition education supporting the yoga, wellness and health food industries.

April 24, 2014

Jelly Belly Candy Co. will celebrate its American heritage with the introduction of two new patriotic bags of Jelly Belly jelly beans.

April 24, 2014

Good news: you won’t need to remind your kids to take their daily vitamins, they’ll be reminding you! Angry Birds™ Vitamin Chews include 21 vitamins and minerals to support healthy eyes and strong bones along with a healthy immune system. These tasty vitamins are naturally flavored and sweetened and include fruit and vegetable extracts.

April 24, 2014

Nielsen has teamed up with the NPD Group, a global information company, to jointly produce the quarterly U.S. Beauty Cross Channel Monitor.

April 24, 2014

End CHRONIC PAIN! Corydalis Pain Relief Herb Pack is the newest product from the oldest Eastern herbal medicine traditions. Use it for headaches, back aches, arthritic pain and even nerve problems and muscle spasms.

April 24, 2014

A cough syrup produced by Actavis will no longer be available due to the negative light cast on the product stemming from abuse by musicians like Justin Bieber and Soulja Boy, according to a report from the Huffington Post.

April 24, 2014

More than two-thirds of the U.S. population now live in localities served by accountable care organizations, and more than 40% live in areas served by two or more.

April 24, 2014

Safeway on Wednesday afternoon posted sales of $8.3 billion in the first quarter of 2014, representing an increase of 1%.

April 24, 2014

Colgate-Palmolive’s Speed Stick brand is promoting its new Speed Stick Gear via a partnership with YouTube filmmaker Devin Graham, also known as Devin SuperTramp, who is managed by Fullscreen, a media company for the connected generation.

April 24, 2014

Supervalu has elected Frank (Terry) Savage and Mathew Pendo to its board of directors.

April 24, 2014

Target is encouraging its patients in Canada to turn to their Target pharmacist for answers and advice on how to manage their allergy symptoms this spring.

April 24, 2014

Trion EWT Expandable Wire Trays brings the advantages of open wire to shelf management systems. Open wire is economical, durable, easily adapted in size, maintains product visibility and sheds dust and dirt. Mainline components of the EWT System are standard units that adjust in width from 5 to 12" wide, with a mini system offering lanes of 3 to 6" wide.

April 24, 2014

Yoplait, a brand from General Mills, on Thursday announced two new spring seasonal yogurts to its lineup.

April 23, 2014

Bayer HealthCare on Tuesday announced that the Food and Drug Administration's Office of Orphan Products Development has granted orphan drug designation for Bayer's investigational Ciprofloxacin Dry Powder for Inhalation (Ciprofloxacin DPI) for the treatment of non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis.

April 23, 2014

Cefaly Technology announced Wednesday that the Cefaly medical device for the preventive treatment of migraine headaches is available for purchase and delivery in the United States for patients with a medical prescription at Cefaly.us.

April 23, 2014

Specialty pharmacy operator Diplomat has access to dispense Arzerra, a cancer treatment with a recently expanded indication, the company noted Tuesday.

April 23, 2014

Diplomat on Tuesday announced it is holding a ‘Keep Kids Safe and Healthy’ event on April 26. The event will take place from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Diplomat’s retail store in Flint.

April 23, 2014

Dr. Reddy's Labs on Wednesday announced the launch of fenofibrate capsules, USP in 43-mg and 130-mg strengths. The drug is the generic version of Antara (fenofibrate) capsules.

April 23, 2014

The eight-day run up to Easter 2014 fell shy of the previous year’s comparable period by 9.3% in traffic and 8.9% in sales.

April 23, 2014

Jewel-Osco has named company veteran Doug Cygan VP marketing and merchandising.

April 23, 2014

Kroger on Wednesday announced that its Fry's Marketplace in Phoenix is the company's 500th location to earn the Energy Star designation from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Energy.