August 1, 2013

Bouche Baby Inc. announced today the commercial release of its new baby-to-toddler feeding system, which includes the Take 'N Shake Feeding Bottle with Integrated Formula Compartment.

August 1, 2013

Natural snack food brand Boulder Canyon announced new Baked Sweet Potato Fries, a completely natural snack that mirrors the shape, taste and texture of the side dish found in restaurants across the country.

August 1, 2013

Cardinal Health is significantly bullish heading into fiscal 2014. And for good reason. Not only does the graying of the baby boomers continue to represent a strong tailwind, but there are five other factors that will help fill those sails as well, George Barrett, Cardinal chairman and CEO, told investors Thursday morning.

August 1, 2013

A new app allows patients to communicate through audio and video with their pharmacies using a smartphone, tablet or computer.

August 1, 2013

Available now nationally at Walmart and other select grocery retailers, Farm Rich announced three new snacks to the company's portfolio.

August 1, 2013

Sanofi Wednesday evening announced that the Food and Drug Administration's Nonprescription Drugs Advisory Committee voted 10-6 in favor of its switch application of the nasal corticosteroid Nasacort AQ. Two committee members abstained.

August 1, 2013

Blueberries. Açai berries. Tea and coffee. Tomatoes. Nuts. All of these food and beverages are rich in healthy antioxidants, and a slew of advertisements and articles tout them as such. The only problem is that most Americans don't know what antioxidants or their health benefits are, according to a new study.

August 1, 2013

A new website aims to educate businesses about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

August 1, 2013

Leading the way within the vital Latino demographic are women, suggested Nielsen in an analysis of the consumer segment.

August 1, 2013

Procter & Gamble announced on Thursday that net sales for the fiscal year inched up 1% as net earnings per share from continuing operations rose 24%.

August 1, 2013

Publix’s sales for second quarter 2013 were $7 billion, a 3.8% increase from last year, the company reported Thursday.

August 1, 2013

Emdeon has given pharmacy automation products maker QS/1 certification for electronic prescriptions of controlled substances, or EPCS, QS/1 said Thursday.

August 1, 2013

Reckitt Benckiser named Alexander Lacik, 48, to the position of president, Reckitt Benckiser North America, effective June 2013. Lacik reports directly to Rob de Groot, EVP Europe and North America, and will be a part of the ENA leadership team.

August 1, 2013

Part of the challenge in reaching the Latino community with a uniform marketing message is the diversity that exists within that community, suggested a new report issued Thursday by the Hartman Group.

August 1, 2013

Rite Aid had another month of positive sales growth in July, the retail pharmacy chain said.

August 1, 2013

Express Scripts and Walgreens announced the launch of Smart90 Walgreens, a new option for Express Scripts clients interested in 90-day prescription drug programs that helps drive lower costs.

August 1, 2013

Walgreens opened a new training facility here in partnership with Have Dreams, an advocacy group for children with autism, according to a story published Wednesday by Evanston Now.

The training involves setting up displays, working the cash register, stocking and organizing shelves and other skill sets that enable the autistic students to make a contribution to a store’s operations.

July 31, 2013

CPG manufacturers may have another reason to ensure their products can be advertised as "BPA-free." Exposure to BPA (Bisphenol-A) could be a contributing factor to why some couples are having difficulty conceiving, reported Catherine Racowsky, director of the Assisted Reproductive Technologies Laboratory at Brigham and Women's Hospital and author of the BPA study.

July 31, 2013

Boldface Group, a celebrity beauty licensing company, has secured a contract with Australian distributor Cosmetics Cubed to launch the Kardashian Beauty brand into Mecca Maxima ad KIT stores in Australia and New Zealand.

July 31, 2013

Breast-feeding rates have continued to rise over the past decade, according to data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

July 31, 2013

A nutrition-education group is promoting health and wellness in African-American communities by teaching about traditional African cuisine.

July 31, 2013

Energizer Holdings has announced an agreement to acquire the Stayfree pad, Carefree liner and o.b. tampon feminine hygiene brands in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean from McNeil PPC and Johnson & Johnson — members of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Cos. — for $185 million in cash.

July 31, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a Perrigo generic drug for treating dermatitis, the company said Wednesday.

July 31, 2013

Harris Teeter on Tuesday announced that it has reached an agreement with Tresata to provide the company with next-generation predictive analytics software, which will improve the way Harris Teeter serves its customers through improved functionality of its mobile application (htmobile), e-VIC program and the newly launched Facebook application by enhancing the user experience.