September 11, 2012

Louisiana pharmacist Randy Mire testified before Congress Tuesday that efforts to combat the diabetes epidemic in his home state and elsewhere would be significantly undermined if independent community pharmacies like his are forced to stop offering diabetes testing supplies as a result of Medicare’s competitive bidding program for durable medical equipment, according to a National Community Pharmacists Association release.

September 11, 2012

The Natural Products Association on Tuesday announced that membership marketing expert Gabrielle Alahouzos will be the new VP membership services.

September 11, 2012

Yoplait has kicked off its annual Save Lids to Save Lives breast cancer awareness campaign.

September 11, 2012

Online grocery retailer Peapod will set up three sites in Chicago where people can pick up groceries they've ordered, according to published reports.

September 11, 2012

Mass merchandise chain Shopko has added 70 new items to its line of private-label products, the company said Monday.

September 10, 2012

A line of kid-friendly health and allergy alert accessories has expanded to include a new product.

September 10, 2012

Amstel Light said its wheat beer now is available in bottles in select U.S. markets.

September 10, 2012

Belkin has unveiled a new collection of sleeves for the latest Amazon Kindle.

September 10, 2012

Energizer said the new packaging for the brand's coin lithium batteries meets the strict guidelines set by the Consumer Products Safety Commission for child-resistant packaging.

September 10, 2012

Eucerin announced one of the products in its Repair line has earned the Good Housekeeping Seal.

September 10, 2012

H. D. Smith, one of the nation’s largest pharmaceutical wholesalers, on Monday named Timothy Booth to corporate VP and head of its home healthcare division.

September 10, 2012

The ice cream market has emerged from struggling sales, posting a 4.1% increase in retail sales to $10.7 billion, and is expected to grow an additional 4% this year, according to Mintel.

September 10, 2012

Procter & Gamble, a worldwide Olympic partner, is celebrating the success of the London 2012 Paralympic Games, and is recognizing the performances delivered by the Canadian Paralympic Team.

September 10, 2012

Sartori has introduced a limited-edition cheese.

September 10, 2012

A Schnuck Markets store in Missouri will sponsor a special sampling of gluten-free foods to mark a day of recognition for people who can't eat gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye and barley.

September 10, 2012

Minor, uncomplicated wounds, such as the typical cuts and scrapes of childhood, are less likely to become infected when kept clean and moist and treated with topical antibiotics, according to a literature review published online Friday in the Annals of Emergency Medicine, the peer-reviewed scientific journal for the American College of Emergency Physicians.

September 10, 2012

Icelandic Glacial has undergone a makeover.

September 7, 2012

3M has expanded its Filtrete brand to include new water filtration products.

September 7, 2012

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Thursday announced it will serve as a promotional partner for the one-day scientific symposium "Vitamin D: Beyond Bone," presented by the New York Academy of Sciences, The Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science and the Abbott Nutrition Health Institute.

September 7, 2012

Dasani has introduced a product designed to give consumers their own personalized taste experience.

September 7, 2012

Pop star Nicki Minaj is launching at retail in September her first fragrance, Pink Friday, in partnership with Elizabeth Arden.

September 7, 2012

Speaking this week at the Barclays Capital Back-to-School Consumer Conference, Kraft Foods chairman and CEO Irene Rosenfeld outlined how the soon-to-debut global snacks company Mondelez International is "uniquely positioned to win in the marketplace."

September 7, 2012

The future North American grocery business of Kraft Foods will deliver steady and profitable top-line growth, consistent bottom-line growth and a superior dividend payout, according to the business's future executive team.

September 7, 2012

McKesson Patient Relationship Solutions has been named a finalist in both the 2012 Medical Marketing and Media Awards and the PM360 Trailblazer Awards, McKesson announced Friday.