August 24, 2011

Specialty pharmacy is expanding beyond its traditional base as a central-fill and mail-order distribution model for patients. A new, community-driven model is emerging, led by a fast-growing network of integrated, 
community-based specialty providers based in Drexel Hill, Pa.

August 23, 2011

Mars Chocolate launched the first phase of its construction of a 350,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing facility located in Topeka, Kan., on Tuesday.

August 17, 2011

Clearasil, a skin care brand from Reckitt Benckiser, has launched the "Rock Your Skin" Guitar Sweepstakes, giving Facebook fans the chance to win an autographed Gibson Melody Maker Les Paul guitar.

July 19, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new influenza vaccine formulation for the 2011-2012 flu season, the agency said Monday.

July 13, 2011

Responding to customer feedback, Procter & Gamble announced that it has improved its Pampers Cruisers diaper line to include improved softness, a 20% longer absorbent patch and new "Sesame Street" designs.

July 12, 2011

P&G has expanded its IAMS pet food line with the addition of Sensitive Naturals and Simple and Natural recipes to its IAMS Healthy Naturals collection.

July 11, 2011

CINCINNATI — Following a European launch in 2009, Braun, a member of the P&G beauty and grooming family of brands, has announced the availability of the Braun Satin Hair brush in the United States.

Braun Satin Hair brush makes its exclusive debut in the United States on QVC on July 12. The brush has a suggested retail price of $65.

The battery-operated Braun Satin Hair brush combines Braun's Active Ion Technology, ­ which promises to give hair smoothness and shine, ­ with its Seamless Bristle Technology.

July 5, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday published long-awaited guidance on new dietary ingredients in the Federal Register.

July 5, 2011

Photo-processing is evolving, but it is far from finished. “While consumers are capturing, deleting and electronically sharing more images than ever before, they also are motivated to print larger [photos] and utilize their special images in other product forms,” said Bing Liem, VP sales for Fujifilm North America.


June 30, 2011

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June 30, 2011

A Procter & Gamble executive will join Kraft Foods in September as its EVP supply chain, Kraft announced Thursday.

June 30, 2011

Mars Chocolate North America this week unveiled plans to build a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in the Midwest, part of the company's commitment to invest in U.S. manufacturing.

June 24, 2011

Former Unilever executive Michael Polk has been appointed president and CEO of Newell Rubbermaid, effective July 18. He succeeds Mark Ketchum, who is retiring but will remain a director until May 2012.

June 23, 2011

Watson Pharmaceuticals plans to expand its manufacturing and research and development plant in Salt Lake City, the drug maker said.

June 22, 2011

The vitality of consumer packaged goods companies is healthy again, according to a new report issued by the Grocery Manufacturers Association and PricewaterhouseCoopers on Wednesday.

June 16, 2011

Unilever's offer to shed some of its bar soap business to win United Kingdom competition approval for its acquisition of hair and personal care products manufacturer Alberto Culver was accepted by the U.K. Office of Fair Trading.

June 15, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning letter to Dr. Reddy’s Labs’ chemical manufacturing plant in Mexico, the company said Tuesday.

June 14, 2011

ROCKVILLE, Md. — The Food and Drug Administration on Monday announced that a consent decree of condemnation, forfeiture and permanent injunction has been filed against H&P Industries, Triad Group and three individuals, which would prevent them from manufacturing and distributing products from their Hartland, Wis., facility, or any other location.

June 8, 2011

Glass container manufacturer Owens-Illinois has launched a campaign that showcases the use of glass packaging by food and beverage brands.

June 6, 2011

Unilever's Axe Hair brand has announced that it is partnering with the nonprofit organization Wounded Warrior Project and promoting its new Axe Buzzed Look cream + SPF 15, its newest styling product.

June 6, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has found manufacturing issues at a plant owned by generic drug maker Impax Labs, the drug maker said Monday.

May 25, 2011

Bic has teamed up with House Party, a marketing company that specializes in delivering products into the homes of consumers via "party packs," to promote its Bic Soleil women's disposable razors for summer. Under the partnership, Bic is hosting 1,000 parties across the country in the homes of target consumers on June 4.

May 25, 2011

Procter & Gamble's Tide brand is bringing its mobile laundry program to Missouri to provide free laundry services to victims of the recent tornadoes in the area.

May 23, 2011

Racing fans at the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina this past Saturday broke a Guinness World Record for most flashlights simultaneously lit.