October 14, 2013

Johnson & Johnson on Monday announced that Mark McClellan, senior fellow in economic studies and director of the Initiative on Value and Innovation in Health Care at the Brookings Institution, will join the company's board of directors on Oct. 15. McClellan will serve on the regulatory, compliance and government affairs committee, as well as the science, technology and sustainability committee.

October 14, 2013

Matrixx Initiatives recently named Lori Norian VP marketing for the Zicam Cold Remedy brand.

October 14, 2013

The National Consumers League on Friday launched a national multimedia campaign aimed at educating teens and young adults about the risks of misusing OTC pain medications.

October 14, 2013

The National Community Pharmacists Association on Sunday recognized Merck with its 2013 Corporate Recognition Award — the award recognizes a company for its support and work on behalf of independent community pharmacies — during NCPA’s 115th Annual Convention and Trade Exposition.

October 14, 2013

Allergy sufferers will have a new treatment option available to them by the spring allergy season. Sanofi on Friday announced that the Food and Drug Administration approved Nasacort Allergy 24HR nasal spray (triamcinolone intranasal) as an over-the-counter treatment for seasonal and year-round nasal allergies in adults and children 2 years of age and older.

October 14, 2013

USA Today on Monday morning reported two products marketed as dietary supplements in outlets including Walmart.com and GNC have actually been adulterated with a chemical similar to methamphetamine.

October 11, 2013

Del Monte Foods will sell its consumer products business to Del Monte Pacific Limited for $1.675 billion in order to focus on the pet products market, Del Monte Foods said.

October 11, 2013

New York-based specialty food retailer Gourmet Garage is debuting a new line of vegetable juice smoothies aimed at children.

October 11, 2013

Neat Feat Baby B Diaper Cream is a preventive cream that helps treat the cause of the rash and restores the normal environment of the skin, according to the company.

October 10, 2013

A company that makes packaging for manufacturers ranging from food companies to drug makers has received more than a dozen awards at a marketing exposition in Chicago.

October 10, 2013

Soft drink maker Neuro is launching new flavors in 2014, the company said.

October 10, 2013

A coalition of organizations that includes major retail pharmacy and drug manufacturing groups is warning consumers against purchasing drug from foreign, online outlets.

October 9, 2013

PepsiCo's Quaker division has introduced a new version of its Quaker Real Medleys product, the company said.

October 8, 2013

Folgers is launching a new online community for fans to read and share good news through social networking feeds.

October 8, 2013

Independent brewer Craft Brew Alliance gave Safeway one of its Retailer of the Year awards at its inaugural annual conference for beer wholesalers in Las Vegas earlier this week, the company said.

October 8, 2013

More than half of the country gets a "fair" or "poor" score when it comes to standards affecting dental care access for elderly people, according to a new report.

October 8, 2013

Topical BioMedics recently announced distribution through CVS/pharmacy for its Topricin Foot Therapy Cream, a homeopathic topical treatment for pain associated with fibromyalgia and neuropathy that is safe for diabetics.

October 7, 2013

Embracing its French roots, Boiron launched a national “Where Will You Take Oscillo?” photo contest on Oct. 1.

October 7, 2013

Fuse Science on Monday announced that as of late last month it has officially launched its ad campaign behind Powered By Fuse energy products.

October 7, 2013

Craig Dubitsky, known for helping to bring to market brands like Method, EOS and Help Remedies, and more recently Hello oral care products, was characterized as a giant killer in a blog published by AdAge Monday.

October 7, 2013

Peapod is offering customers in the Chicago area organic produce from a local, indoor urban farming company, shortly after its announcement of a new pickup location near the city.

October 7, 2013

Represented by the Greenwood Group, Smith Brothers is making its way back onto shelves with a new way of thinking about sore throat lozenges, according to a report published Friday by Bloomberg.

October 7, 2013

TABS Group on Friday announced the formation of a senior-level team dedicated to supporting internal and customer-related initiatives with Walmart.

October 4, 2013

A new line of juice drinks from Campbell Soup includes a boost of nutrition, but lower calories and less sugar than most others.