December 23, 2011

So far two retailers — Supervalu and Walmart — have pulled lots of Emfamil Premium Newborn powdered formula before any recall has been issued after learning of an infant's death this past weekend, according to published reports.

December 22, 2011

Bubba Brands has introduced its Envy tumblers.

December 22, 2011

Mars Chocolate North America has expanded its M&M's portfolio with the introduction of new snack mixes.

December 22, 2011

McNeil Consumer Healthcare on Wednesday issued a voluntarily recall of certain lots of Motrin IB coated tablets from retailers.

December 22, 2011

A survey of registered dietitians released by Pollock Communications Wednesday identified a "diet trifecta" of vitamins, minerals and fibers as the No. 2 nutrition trend that will play out in 2012.

December 22, 2011

Canadian drug maker Valeant Pharmaceuticals officially owns an Australian drug maker.

December 21, 2011

Inter Parfums has announced that its Paris-based subsidiary, Interparfums SA — the prestige fragrance company and exclusive worldwide licensee for Burberry fragrance products — and its licensor, global luxury company Burberry Group, are in discussions regarding the establishment of a new operating structure for the Burberry fragrance and beauty business.

December 21, 2011

Skin care brand La Roche-Posay is partnering with Mollie's Fund, the Mollie Biggane Melanoma Foundation, in its mission to increase awareness for melanoma prevention.

December 21, 2011

Proactiv, a maker of acne-fighting skin care products, has announced that Naya Rivera, star of the television show “Glee,” is its newest celebrity ambassador.

December 21, 2011

Dermatologist Neil Sadick has joined forces with other experts at his Park Avenue practice in New York to develop the Sadick Dermatology Group brand, which launches at Sephora inside JCPenney this month.

December 20, 2011

At its annual Analyst Day in New York on Tuesday, CVS Caremark executives outlined strong growth for 2012 and unveiled several new offerings and initiatives that are expected to help drive profitable long-term growth as it works to reinvent pharmacy and focus on its “integration sweet spots.”

December 20, 2011

Chobani announced that it broke ground on a new state-of-the-art, high capacity production facility.

December 20, 2011

A Catalina Marketing online platform that provides digital and printable coupons is slated to launch a new consumer savings solution.

December 20, 2011

The tea market is expected to see a surge in sales this year and beyond, according to a Packaged Facts report.

December 20, 2011

A former Altria Group executive has joined the Jones Soda board of directors.

December 20, 2011

2012 may shape up to be a big year for Kraft Foods as the company prepares to launch more than 70 new products.

December 20, 2011

Lego has introduced a new line of construction toys that caters to girls ages 5 years and older.

December 20, 2011

A Mars Chocolate North America brand will be showcased during Super Bowl XLVI.

December 20, 2011

Prestige on Tuesday acquired 17 over-the-counter brands from GlaxoSmithKline for a total of $660 million in cash.

December 20, 2011

The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board on Tuesday announced a push to inform patients with practical solutions on how to best utilize remaining 2011 flexible spending account funds.

December 20, 2011

According to new research released Tuesday, Georgia Health Sciences University researchers have identified one of the internal bodily functions of vitamin E: The antioxidant found in most foods helps repair tears in the plasma membranes that protect cells from outside forces and screen what enters and exits.

December 20, 2011

A hike in blood pressure during middle age significantly raises the risk of having a heart attack or a stroke, according to new Northwestern Medicine research released Monday.

December 20, 2011

The Council for Responsible Nutrition and VIRGO on Tuesday announced details for an industrywide webinar to examine key elements of good manufacturing practices for dietary supplements and offer advice as to what the industry can do to improve its record of inspections.

December 19, 2011

Family Dollar Stores on Monday named Paul White to the position of EVP and chief merchandising officer. White will report to Mike Bloom, president and COO.