June 8, 2012

Making a direct appeal to teens, the Consumer Healthcare Products Association has created the website DXMstories.org that directly engages young adults around the dangers of dextromethorphan abuse with provocative video clips featuring peer anecdotes.

June 8, 2012

Godiva Coffee has introduced two new flavors.

June 8, 2012

The House of Representatives on Thursday passed the Protect Medical Innovation Act of 2012 by a vote of 270-to-146, which will reinstate over-the-counter medicines as eligible expenses under flexible spending accounts without the requisite prescription established by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act last year.

June 8, 2012

Kraft Foods announced that it has shifted its stock listing from the New York Stock Exchange to the NASDAQ global select market.

June 8, 2012

Madhava Natural Sweeteners has introduced raw organic agave nectar that now is fair-trade-certified.

June 7, 2012

Government authorities are working to educate independent pharmacy owners on prescription drug abuse, an independent pharmacy network said.

June 7, 2012

Botanical Labs on Monday recalled 38 bottles of its 33.8-oz. "Wellesse Digestive 3 in 1 Health" liquid dietary supplement and 275 bottles of its 16-oz. "Wellesse Digestive Health 3 in 1" liquid dietary supplement, because of a potential contamination with salmonella, the Food and Drug Administration advised consumers Thursday.

June 7, 2012

Boulder Canyon Natural Foods has expanded to include a line of kettle cooked, ridged potato chips.

June 7, 2012

The Consumer Healthcare Product's Association's Educational Foundation was recognized with two awards for its "Up and Away and Out of Sight" campaign, CHPA shared in an e-newsletter Tuesday.

June 7, 2012

Dr Pepper Snapple Group has released its second full sustainability report, detailing progress toward the company's five-year environmental and social performance goals initially announced in 2010.

June 7, 2012

Hamacher Resource Group will present at Good Neighbor Pharmacy’s ThoughtSpot Conference to be held June 20 to 23 in Las Vegas, the company announced Thursday.

June 7, 2012

Mars Chocolate is bringing a new treat to the frozen food aisle.

June 7, 2012

The National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus on Wednesday recommended Lunada Biomedical modify or discontinue a certain range of advertising claims for Amberen, a dietary supplement promoted to menopausal women.

June 7, 2012

Procter & Gamble, in partnership with Walmart.com, is targeting urban shoppers in New York and Chicago throughout the month of June to offer savings on limited-edition everyday essentials.

June 6, 2012

Abbott on Tuesday announced the launch of Ensure Clear, a nutrition beverage available in peach and blueberry pomegranate flavors that offers three times more protein than juice, according to the company, and 21 vitamins and minerals to help adults looking to fill dietary gaps.

June 6, 2012

Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Pressman Toy have teamed up to bring to market new games based on "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy and the upcoming film "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey."

June 6, 2012

Checkpoint Systems on Thursday announced the expansion of its Enhanced Performance Label offering.

June 6, 2012

Clif Bar on Wednesday kicked off its sixth annual 2 Mile Challenge, partnering with cyclists to donate $100,000 to bike advocacy nonprofits when riders choose to pedal their bikes instead of drive cars for trips 2 miles or less.

June 6, 2012

Coinstar is bringing its coffee kiosk to various retail channels through an exclusive agreement with Starbucks-owned Seattle's Best Coffee.

June 6, 2012

Ferndale Healthcare on Monday announced the launch of RectiCare Anorectal cream, an over-the-counter therapy to help relieve the pain and discomfort associated with hemorrhoids.

June 6, 2012

Kashi has launched a new soft-baked snack that combines the company's signature blend of seven whole grains with unexpected real food ingredients.

June 6, 2012

Nexxus Salon Hair Care has inked a multiyear partnership with the Tony Awards as its official and exclusive beauty partner, making Nexxus the first beauty and hair care brand to partner with the Tony Awards.

June 6, 2012

Ohio's Medicaid program has decided not to establish a competitive bidding and mandatory mail-order program for diabetes testing supplies.

June 6, 2012

Some people in Washington state may be having "buyer's remorse" over the privatization of liquor sales there, which took effect last week, according to published reports.