May 13, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration's temporary stay pending its appeal of a district court decision ordering all levonorgestrel-based emergency contraceptives be available without a prescription and without any age restrictions was extended through May 28 by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

May 13, 2013

Vichy Laboratories, in conjunction with the kickoff for National Women's Health Week, announced the launch of new additions of skin care products for 50-something women designed to address the signs of hormonal aging.

May 10, 2013

AllerMates on Thursday launched an online community at AllerMates.com for parents and healthcare professionals to exchange experiences, seek advice, post recipes, get breaking news and alerts, make friends, share photos and videos, use the “ask the doctor platform” and create a strong support network of allies among others dealing with allergies and asthma.

May 10, 2013

Senior U.S. District Judge Edward Korman on Friday denied a Food and Drug Administration motion for a stay pending an appeal of Korman's earlier decision that all levonorgestrel-based emergency contraceptives be available without a prescription and without any age restrictions.

May 10, 2013

Inventure Foods, a leading specialty food marketer and manufacturer, has received certification from the Gluten-Free Certification Organization for its Boulder Canyon natural foods products and manufacturing facilities in Bluffton, Ind., and Goodyear, Ariz., the company stated.

May 10, 2013

BestCo is the new name for BestSweet, a manufacturer, developer and marketer of consumer healthcare products.

May 10, 2013

Kids in child care are not meeting their daily nutritional needs with the snacks they tend to eat, according to a new study.

May 9, 2013

Costco Wholesale is touting its latest offering to members: its own travel agency.

May 9, 2013

The Council for Responsible Nutrition Foundation's “Life…supplemented” campaign on Thursday announced that its mobile application, WannaBeWell, is the featured “App of the Month” in the May/June issue of Weight Watchers magazine.

May 9, 2013

CVS/pharmacy announced the official launch of Total Home, a new home care product line built on performance, reliability and premium quality that is now available exclusively at CVS/pharmacy stores nationwide.

May 9, 2013

FidoPharm announced the launch of a complete line of pet supplements under the VetTrust brand.

May 9, 2013

Success in the mass market can be an uphill battle for some niche brands as retailers trim selection, bolster private-label offerings and pass on smaller brands they perceive as higher risk. However, retailers also are increasingly looking to distinguish themselves from the competition, whether it is through exclusive offerings, customization or in-store services.

May 9, 2013

Powerocks, creators of a colorful line of portable power banks, announced today the new Super Magicstick line of light, easy-to-carry lipstick or cigar-shaped power banks to charge smartphones on the go.

May 9, 2013

Prince of Peace Enterprises on Thursday named the winners of its Tiger Balm Singapore Sweepstakes.

May 9, 2013

Wrigley announced the company is temporarily stopping the sale and marketing of its new Alert Energy caffeinated gum "out of respect" for the Food and Drug Administration as they agency investigates the safety of added caffeine in foods.

May 9, 2013

Taylor Farms Retail this week debuted a new Italian Chopped Salad Kit with salami and cheese, expanding on the company's chopped salad line.

May 9, 2013

The Winning Combination on Wednesday launched a new green-friendly protein powder to be packaged in a 100% compostable, recyclable canister under the brand Bodylogix.

May 8, 2013

Twizzlers Candy, a Hershey Company brand, is teaming up with Warner Bros. for the expected summer blockbuster "Man of Steel" to release specially marked packages of Twizzlers and launch a fan contest on Facebook for the Ultimate Man of Steel Getaway.

May 8, 2013

The Council for Responsible Nutrition and the Natural Products Association announced they have met with the entire freshman class of the 113th Congress, including 83 offices in the House of Representatives and 14 offices in the Senate, as part of their educational efforts to ensure that newly elected members of Congress have accurate information about dietary supplements and their role in good health.

May 8, 2013

A campaign run by Midwestern mass-merchandise chain Meijer to raise money for food banks has netted more than half a million dollars, the company said.

May 8, 2013

A pharmacist in Queens has received accolades for giving out vitamins to children whose families can't afford them.

May 8, 2013

There is as much as $10 billion in branded pharmaceutical sales that could make the switch from prescription-only to over-the counter in the next five years, suggested Joseph Papa, Perrigo chairman, CEO and president, to analysts on Tuesday.

May 8, 2013

TripAdvisor on Wednesday named Purell Advanced Hand Sanitizer "best hand sanitizer" as part of the travel site's second annual Travelers' Choice Awards for Travel Favorites.

May 8, 2013

Walgreens celebrated the official opening of its latest flagship store, located at Powell and O’Farrell streets in the heart of San Francisco’s Union Square neighborhood.