April 5, 2013

The National Advertising Division on Friday recommended that Matrixx Initiatives discontinue advertising claims that suggest its homeopathic Zicam Cold Remedy products prevent users from catching a cold.

April 5, 2013

The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy on Wednesday announced that it is the recipient of a five-year, $2.1 million grant to train graduate and postdoctoral students in natural product drugs and dietary supplements.

April 5, 2013

A study conducted in mid-January by the Organic Trade Association shows U.S. families are increasingly embracing organic products when they shop. The study also showed increased trust in the U.S. Department of Agriculture Organic seal to properly label organic products.

April 4, 2013

In an exclusive sit down with Adweek, Amy Spiridakis, director of marketing for Diet Pepsi, spoke about recent rebranding efforts from the beverage maker, a new limited-edition can design for Diet Pepsi and an exclusive partnership with Target coming up in May.

April 4, 2013

Beginning today through Tuesday, April 30, Bi-Lo will host its fourth annual PAWS "Feed the Love" campaign.

April 4, 2013

PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division is launching two new snack chips flavored with tapatio, a spicy sauce made with a combination of red chili peppers, spices and a hint of garlic.

April 4, 2013

Pringles, a Kellogg's brand, announced a new twist on the Pringles potato chips, new Pringles Stix.

April 4, 2013

Quaker Oats, a subsidiary of PepsiCo, introduced Perfect Portions, a multiserve instant oatmeal that contains no added sugar and comes in a convenient, resealable package.

April 4, 2013

Same-store sales at Rite Aid decreased 2% in March, including a 3.8% increase in same-store sales on the front end and a 4.5% decrease in pharmacy sales due in part to new introductions of generic drugs, the retail pharmacy chain said.

April 4, 2013

Triscuit announced a new line of crackers that adds brown rice to its traditional wheat cracker.

April 3, 2013

Basketball All-Star Lisa Leslie and Chattem created the "Allegra Outdoor Challenge," a series of workout tips to help inspire people to stay active outdoors during spring allergy season.

April 3, 2013

Birchwood Laboratories on Wednesday launched B-Sure Absorbent Pads, a thin and highly absorbent alternative to diaper-like undergarments that provide a discreet solution to light fecal incontinence associated with childbirth.

April 3, 2013

Manufacturers of health, beauty and wellness products can learn how to grow their sales at a one-day workshop offered by Hamacher Resource Group, the company said.

April 3, 2013

Hood, a New England dairy brand, has entered the fast-growing Greek yogurt market with the introduction of four new Greek frozen yogurts, the company announced.

April 3, 2013

Depend "boldly" re-invited Americans to join The Great American Try On and announced new and expanded celebrity partnerships designed to help give the millions of people living with bladder control issues the confidence to enjoy an active lifestyle.

April 3, 2013

To kick off the arrival of flea and tick season, PetArmor last week launched a national TV commercial campaign created by Adrenaline, a Havas Company.

April 2, 2013

Extreme weather patterns may contribute to a severe and long allergy season this spring, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America.

April 2, 2013

Elmer's Products, Inc. announced today Elmer's School Glue Naturals — the first and only school glue made with naturally occurring ingredients and available in recycled packaging, according to the company.

April 2, 2013

Walmart has given Fujifilm North America its "Vendor of the Year" award for its photo-finishing services in the mass-merchandise retailer's stores, Fujifilm said.

April 2, 2013

Global perspectives on scientific, regulatory and technical developments in product safety, health and well-being will be the feature as hundreds of experts from the consumer packaged goods industry meet Wednesday at the Grocery Manufacturers Association Science Forum.

April 2, 2013

Dreyer's, part of Nestle USA, launched the new Outshine brand, which will include the Dreyer's Fruit Bars line as well as six new flavors launching in April under the Dreyer's Outshine name. The new flavors include two made with coconut water, the first coconut water-based frozen fruit bars on the market, according to the company.

April 2, 2013

The Natural Dentist has launched “Rinse for Relief,” an online resource for proper oral care aimed at cancer patients suffering from mouth sores and other oral ailments, the fourth most common side effect of chemotherapy treatments.

April 2, 2013

Rite Aid is offering free allergy screenings, information and a range of products as the allergy season approaches, the retail pharmacy chain said Tuesday.

April 2, 2013

UrgentRx announced that the company has closed an additional $2.5 million in Series B funding, led by current investors as well as attracting new capital.