June 12, 2012

The Georgia Institute of Technology on Tuesday announced the launch of HomeLab, a statewide network of adults 50 years of age and older recruited to evaluate the in-home usability and effectiveness of consumer products designed for the aging adult population.

June 12, 2012

Gillette has teamed up with three-time World Champion and 100-meter American Record Holder Tyson Gay to donate $25,000 to Lafayette High School in Lexington, Ky. — the same high school that gave Tyson his start in his track career — as part of its “Get Started” campaign.

June 12, 2012

The Healthcare Distribution Management Association on Tuesday honored 10 pharmaceutical and consumer product manufacturers through the presentation of its annual Distribution Management Awards for Notable Achievements in Healthcare, or DIANA. The winners were announced Monday evening at the Association’s 2012 Business and Leadership Conference in San Antonio, Texas.

June 12, 2012

Heinz has introduced a multipurpose vinegar-based cleaner.

June 12, 2012

More than one-quarter of new food and beverage products introduced in 2011 touted a kosher on-package claim, according to Mintel.

June 12, 2012

Nordic Naturals on Tuesday introduced Algae Omega, a solution for vegetarians seeking the health benefits of marine omega-3s. Made from sustainably sourced microalgae and available in both soft gels and liquid, the product offers an algae-based source of beneficial marine omega-3 essential fatty acids without the use of fish.

June 12, 2012

Nuk has expanded its portfolio to include two new products.

June 12, 2012

Safeway is gearing up to launch five filtered coffee pods that can be used in Green Mountain Coffee Roasters' Keurig brewing system, according to published reports.

June 12, 2012

Soho Beauty was a sponsor of the quarterly Makeup Artists and Hair Stylists Guild I.A.T.S.E. Local 706 meeting held on June 3 in Burbank, Calif., and presented to the group its Professional Collection makeup brushes, the manufacturer announced.

June 12, 2012

Summer is the time when barbecue aficionados are most likely to feel heartburn’s effects, according to a new study released by Procter & Gamble on behalf of its Prilosec OTC brand Tuesday.

June 12, 2012

Henkel’s Tone brand is promoting the introduction of its Tone Fruit Peel body wash by partnering with country singer Kellie Pickler.

June 12, 2012

Yankee Candle is embracing the fall season by rolling out new scented candles.

June 11, 2012

Mauro Porcini has been named chief design officer at PepsiCo, the company announced.

June 11, 2012

A new line of shelf-stable microwaveable meals has arrived from Barilla.

June 11, 2012

Men's grooming brand FaceLube has teamed up with former welterweight boxing champion Victor Ortiz to launch an exclusive men's anti-aging skin care line at La Curacao department stores.

June 11, 2012

Beauty brand Pixi, developed by makeup artist Petra Strand, is focusing on the eyes this fall as evidenced by its new product lineup slated to hit Target stores and Target.com in August.

June 11, 2012

Seagram's has boosted its sparkling water lineup.

June 11, 2012

Snapple officially has debuted a line of all-natural white teas sweetened with just a touch of real sugar.

June 8, 2012

Boldface Licensing + Branding, a celebrity beauty license company, has announced the launch of its initial license for color cosmetics: Khroma Beauty by Kourtney, Kim and Khloe Kardashian.

June 8, 2012

Making a direct appeal to teens, the Consumer Healthcare Products Association has created the website DXMstories.org that directly engages young adults around the dangers of dextromethorphan abuse with provocative video clips featuring peer anecdotes.

June 8, 2012

Godiva Coffee has introduced two new flavors.

June 8, 2012

The House of Representatives on Thursday passed the Protect Medical Innovation Act of 2012 by a vote of 270-to-146, which will reinstate over-the-counter medicines as eligible expenses under flexible spending accounts without the requisite prescription established by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act last year.

June 8, 2012

Kraft Foods announced that it has shifted its stock listing from the New York Stock Exchange to the NASDAQ global select market.

June 8, 2012

Madhava Natural Sweeteners has introduced raw organic agave nectar that now is fair-trade-certified.