May 9, 2011

Alberto Culver, whose beauty brands include TreSemme, Alberto VO5, Nexxus, St. Ives, Simple and Noxzema, has announced that Unilever and the U.S. Department of Justice have reached an agreement that will enable Unilever to complete its proposed acquisition of Alberto Culver.

April 28, 2011

Winn-Dixie Stores announced that, with the sale of its Deep South beverage manufacturing facility, it has completed its program to sell all noncore manufacturing operations.

April 27, 2011

OTC Perspectives magazine on Tuesday named its third annual list of "Top OTC/HBA Marketers of the Year."

April 26, 2011

Taro said that the Food and Drug Administration has declared the drug maker's manufacturing facility in Canada as having acceptable regulatory status.

April 20, 2011

Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday announced that distribution of McNeil Consumer Healthcare consumer products will slow in the coming months as the company shifts production of its over-the-counter medicines to other manufacturing plants and implements additional third-party quality controls within those plants.

April 18, 2011

Looking to reach U.S. consumers, a Belgian chocolate brand has launched a new website and package design for its namesake treats.

April 8, 2011

Impax Labs will collaborate with a specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to the research, development and manufacturing of unique gelatin-based dosage forms.

April 5, 2011

Scott Naturals is challenging consumers to use its line of hybrid paper products.

March 30, 2011

Dr. Reddy’s Labs will assume ownership of a penicillin manufacturing site in Bristol, Tenn., from GlaxoSmithKline.

March 24, 2011

The U.S. subsidiary of India-based generic drug maker Hetero Drugs has appointed Konstantin Ostaficiuk as its president, Camber said.

March 24, 2011

Procter & Gamble and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries will bring their over-the-counter product lines and capabilities together in a deal they expect to be completed this fall.

March 21, 2011

Generic drug maker Mylan is suing the Food and Drug Administration in an effort to prevent Gurgaon, India-based competitor Ranbaxy Labs from launching its generic version of Pfizer’s cholesterol medication Lipitor, according to published reports.

March 17, 2011

Bic is expanding its Pro Series of lighters with new Mexican soccer designs.

March 17, 2011

The maker behind such brands as Goody and Sharpie has expanded its board of directors to 12 members.

March 16, 2011

Wet wipes manufacturer Nice-Pak announced it is expanding its distribution facilities and manufacturing plants.

March 16, 2011

Procter & Gamble announced the grand opening of its new plant in Box Elder, Utah, marking the first plant the company has built in four decades.

March 15, 2011

Natural personal care brand Jason has debuted for 2011 a fresh look with new and improved packaging designs.

March 14, 2011

McNeil last week finalized the terms of a consent decree of permanent injunction with the Food and Drug Administration for manufacturing facilities operated by the McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division in Las Piedras, Puerto Rico; Fort Washington, Pa.; and Lancaster, Pa.

March 14, 2011

Seventh Generation has developed an ultra-concentrated liquid laundry detergent that is available in a 100% compostable bottle.

March 11, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved biotech company Dendreon’s expansion of manufacturing capacity for an immunotherapy treatment for prostate cancer, Dendreon said Thursday.

March 10, 2011

Brillo, the only brand of household cleaning products to feature Estracell, is emphasizing the use of its products during National Cleaning Week.

March 4, 2011

Prestige Brands on Friday named Paul Hennessey VP operations.

February 28, 2011

Procter & Gamble is letting Target customers know that great things come in small packages as it launches new Tide and Gain compacted powder laundry detergents.

February 25, 2011

Procter & Gamble is working toward making its sites LEED-certified as part of the company's long-term sustainability commitment.