June 20, 2012

Men older than 50 years of age are more than twice as likely as women to develop and die from melanoma, yet many men admit to not using sunscreen, and even more report not knowing what skin cancer warning signs to look for, according to the results of a survey released by the Skin Cancer Foundation in partnership with the makers of Banana Boat and Hawaiian Tropic brand sunscreens.

June 20, 2012

The Retail Industry Leaders Association announced the addition of a Unilever executive to its board of directors.

June 19, 2012

Larry Thompson has returned to PepsiCo to serve as the company's EVP government affairs, general counsel and corporate secretary, effective July 30.

June 19, 2012

Maxim Health Systems now is a certified distributor of the Citi Flu Care card, the healthcare group announced Tuesday.

June 19, 2012

The NFL Players Association last week announced a new licensing relationship with TheraPearl, a consumer products company specializing in hot and cold pack technology.

June 19, 2012

The market for health and beauty care products targeted to minorities continues to advance at a healthy pace, and marketers should be ramping up in new products and marketing campaigns sooner rather than later, according to a new report released from Packaged Facts.

June 19, 2012

Zinn Beauty Collection, a brand of organic argan oil-based skin care products, now is available at Duane Reade and features reformulated formulas and new packaging.

June 18, 2012

Brawny has launched a national campaign and partnership with Wounded Warrior Project to help support and raise awareness of the needs of injured service members and their families across the nation.

June 18, 2012

Huggies has tapped a U.S. Spanish-language television personality to provide Hispanic parents with tips, advice and a new webisode series on parenthood.

June 18, 2012

Americans still are forgoing or delaying health care on account of the economy, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation, which recently released its May Health Tracking Poll.

June 18, 2012

Minute Maid has launched two new juice drink flavors.

June 18, 2012

The Natural Products Foundation on Monday named the three recipients of its 2012 NPF Scholarship.

June 18, 2012

Procter & Gamble on Monday officially announced the introduction of ZzzQuil, a sleep aid addition to its Vicks NyQuil and Vicks DayQuil brands.

June 15, 2012

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Thursday issued a response to a U.S. Preventive Services Task Force draft recommendation around the ineffectiveness of vitamin D and calcium to prevent cancer or fractures.

June 15, 2012

A study recently published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism suggests that vitamin D — when taken with calcium — can reduce the rate of mortality in seniors, thereby providing a possible means of increasing life expectancy, the society reported Friday.

June 15, 2012

Mead Johnson Nutrition on Friday announced that the company's president and CEO, Steve Golsby, will retire by the 2013 annual meeting of stockholders.

June 15, 2012

Nature's Hand has introduced a single-serve pouch of granola that features all-natural ingredients.

June 15, 2012

Plum Organics is expanding its business into the organic kids snack category.

June 15, 2012

Unilever’s Suave Professionals hair care brand and Univision took their partnership to the next level and gave one beauty maven the chance to star in a telenovela.

June 15, 2012

Ulta Beauty has announced the grand opening of a new distribution center in Chambersburg, Pa.

June 14, 2012

Crown Dynamics on Wednesday launched its patented Air Sleep/Snore product line.

June 14, 2012

GroundFloor Media, a Denver-based, integrated agency focusing on strategic communications, social media, reputation and crisis management, and digital strategy, on Thursday announced Similasan USA as the newest addition to its client roster.

June 14, 2012

Snyder's-Lance on Tuesday acquired substantially all assets of O'Byrne Distributing, a snack food distributor serving the Augusta, Ga., area.

June 14, 2012

TABS Group on Thursday reported a small increase of 2% to $12.2 billion in vitamin sales for the 52 weeks ended in April, according to the "TABS Group Annual Vitamin Study," now in its fifth year.