July 28, 2015

The Council for Responsible Nutrition will host a conversation with key regulators of the dietary supplement industry at annual meeting. 

July 15, 2015

A collection of eight consumer groups have written to Federal Trade Commission chair Edith Ramirez in opposition of the ongoing potential merger between pharmaceutical companies Teva and Mylan. 

June 4, 2015

The Federal Trade Commission plans to examine the advertising practices of the homeopathy industry. 

June 3, 2015

Pet medications will realize a CAGR of 5% through 2018, Packaged Facts projected.

June 1, 2015

Sycamore Partners is set to operate 330 former Family Dollar locations as Dollar Express. 

May 21, 2015

Dollar Tree to identify buyer of 330 Family Dollar locations in coming week. 

May 7, 2015

Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals on Thursday reported it has successfully appealed a $40 million FTC verdict. 

February 19, 2015

CRN files second amicus brief challenging FTC "rigid standard" in evaluating supplement claims.

January 27, 2015

Albertsons and Safeway have received clearance from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for the companies' proposed merger.

January 22, 2015

Family Dollar Stores on Thursday announced that, based on a preliminary count of the votes cast at the company’s special meeting of stockholders held today, Family Dollar stockholders voted to approve the proposed merger with Dollar Tree.


January 15, 2015

Dollar General is still fighting to acquire Family Dollar, the retailer stated on Thursday, noting that it is in ongoing discussions with the Federal Trade Commission.


January 12, 2015

The Council for Responsible Nutrition Foundation on Monday announced it has pledged additional grants — now totaling more than $2.1 million — to the National Advertising Division.

January 12, 2015

Dollar Tree believes it will need to divest fewer than 300 locations in its pursuit of Family Dollar, the dollar store operator announced.

December 22, 2014

AB Acquisition LLC (Albertsons) and Safeway have entered into agreements to sell 168 stores across eight states to four buyers — Associated Food Stores, Associated Wholesale Grocers, Supervalu and Haggen.

December 19, 2014

Dollar General on Friday stated that it remains actively engaged in discussions with the Federal Trade Commission regarding the extent of potential divestitures that would be required in connection with an acquisition of Family Dollar Stores.

December 5, 2014

Dollar Tree on Friday suggested its pending merger with Family Dollar could be completed as early as February 2015 with a "relatively small number" of divestitures.


December 1, 2014

GlaxoSmithKline last week announced that the Federal Trade Commission has approved GSK's acquisition of Novartis' vaccines business and the creation of a joint consumer care company between GSK and Novartis.


November 19, 2014

Family Dollar Stores on Wednesday announced that it has rescheduled the special meeting at which Family Dollar shareholders will vote on the merger with Dollar Tree to Dec. 23, 2014.


November 19, 2014

The New York Post on Wednesday reported that Dollar General may have to divest as many as 4,000 stores to satisfy the Federal Trade Commission in its bid for Family Dollar.


November 10, 2014

Dollar Tree on Friday announced that it has certified substantial compliance with the request for additional information issued by the Federal Trade Commission regarding its proposed acquisition of Family Dollar Stores.


October 22, 2014

Family Dollar Stores announced that it has certified substantial compliance with both the Federal Trade Commission’s second request regarding the acquisition by Dollar Tree, as well as the second request regarding Dollar General's bid for the company. 


October 13, 2014

Dollar General on Friday reported that, as expected, it has received a request for additional information from the Federal Trade Commission relating to Dollar General's proposed acquisition of Family Dollar Stores.

October 6, 2014

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Monday urged the U.S. District Court in New Jersey to hold the Federal Trade Commission to the flexible “competent and reliable scientific evidence” standard for review of dietary supplement advertising.

September 15, 2014

The Department of Justice announced Friday that it filed a motion to hold Bayer in civil contempt for violating a court order in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.