May 22, 2012

Boehringer Ingelheim last week announced the launch of Dulcolax Laxative Tablets for Women — tablets that are "comfort-coated" to protect a woman's stomach so the active ingredient, bisacodyl, is released only in the large intestine — to correspond with National Women's Health Week.

May 22, 2012

Kraft Foods is expanding its Capri Sun line to include a fruit and vegetable juice drink.

May 22, 2012

Cirrus Healthcare Products earlier this month announced the launch of its Hello Kitty-licensed earplugs for swimming and sound protection.

May 22, 2012

Drug maker Apricus Biosciences will receive regulatory guidance from the Food and Drug Administration in July that will contain feedback concerning the drug maker's plans to seek approval for a nail fungus treatment.

May 22, 2012

FITT Highway Products on Tuesday announced the initial launch of its F.I.T.T. Energy products — three 2-oz. energy shots — through convenience stores in California and Nevada.

May 22, 2012

Food Lion announced the results of its two-week Hunger Has a Cure campaign.

May 22, 2012

In an effort to focus on its key growth strategies, General Mills has announced a productivity and cost savings plan that will include a reduction in its workforce.

May 22, 2012

GoGo Squeez announced the launch of a new campaign that will include a national mobile playground tour and the "largest game of catch."

May 22, 2012

Hellmann's has introduced its new mayonnaise dressing with olive oil.

May 22, 2012

Hamacher Resource Group VP Dave Wendland now is available for speaking engagements to help health, beauty and wellness companies prepare for 2013 and beyond.

May 22, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a treatment for Type 1 diabetes in children ages 2 to 5 years.

May 22, 2012

Pic has introduced natural pest repellent products in time for summer.

May 22, 2012

Being overweight and obesity during adolescence are associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular disease risk factors, especially prediabetes and diabetes, according to researchers.

May 22, 2012

Pringles has teamed up with the United Service Organizations this Memorial Day to honor the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces.

May 22, 2012

Red Carpet Manicure, an at-home LED gel manicure and pedicure system, has announced that it is expanding to Canada with plans to launch the system at London Drug, Rexall and The Shopping Channel in June.

May 22, 2012

Sam's Club has pledged more than $2 million in donations to nonprofits supporting small business growth.

May 22, 2012

Shamrock Farms on Monday announced the launch of Rockin' Refuel Muscle Builder — a protein beverage made with real milk designed to be low in carbs and high in protein — through GNC locations.

May 22, 2012

Getting a flu shot during pregnancy provides unanticipated benefits to the baby, according to the authors of a large population-based study examining the issue.

May 22, 2012

Giant-Landover and ShopRite are shoppers' two favorite supermarkets, according to results of a survey released Tuesday.

May 22, 2012

Target will open a single-level store in New Mexico, the first of its kind in the state. The store, located in Albuquerque, is scheduled to open in 2013 and will occupy 155,000 sq. ft.

May 22, 2012

Turtle Wax has bolstered its line of Ice premium car care products.

May 22, 2012

Walmart topped the list of retailers on the BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands, according to a study commissioned by WPP Group and conducted by Millward Brown Optimor.

May 21, 2012

Catalina Marketing announced the debut of a new purchase-based targeting solution for consumer packaged goods advertisers that incorporates shopper understanding and analytics into campaign planning and measurement to drive improved performance.

May 21, 2012

Dr. Reddy's Labs has launched a generic version of a popular over-the-counter drug for treating heartburn, the company said Monday.