September 25, 2013

Foods must carry gluten content of less than 20 parts per million in order to carry the label "gluten-free," according to a new regulation issued by the Food and Drug Administration.

September 23, 2013

Royal Ahold supervisory board member Tom de Swaan will resign as of the end of this month, the company said Monday.

September 23, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration will not enforce regulatory requirements for most mobile medical apps because they "post minimal risk to consumers," the agency said Monday.

September 19, 2013

A new research institution set up by the federal government will conduct tobacco-related research around the country using more than $50 million from the Food and Drug Administration and the National Institutes of Health.

September 19, 2013

Inovalon and Walgreens on Thursday announced that they have entered into a multi-year agreement to provide Inovalon's data-driven encounter support platform, Electronic Patient Assessment Solution Suite (ePASS) within Healthcare Clinic at select Walgreens to support improvements in managed care quality and performance.

September 16, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic chemotherapy pill for treating colorectal and breast cancers, the agency said Monday.

September 16, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration is barring the importation of drugs from another one of Ranbaxy Labs' plants in India, the agency said Monday.

September 13, 2013

Companies that make long-acting opioid painkillers will be required to conduct studies to assess their safety, while use of the drugs will be restricted, under new requirements from the Food and Drug Administration.

September 11, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has exceeded its goals for hiring new staff as part of a user-fee law for generic drugs, according to an internal memo sent to staff members.

September 9, 2013

Giant Food has started offering flu vaccinations at all of its in-store pharmacies, the supermarket chain said.

September 9, 2013

Giant Food of Landover, Md., division president Anthony Hucker is leaving his position, effective Friday, parent company Ahold USA said Monday.

September 9, 2013

Food Lion has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's 2012 Superior Goal Achievement Award, one of the agency's honors for commercial refrigeration achievements by GreenChill Partners.

September 6, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Celgene for treating patients with pancreatic cancer that has spread to other parts of the body, the agency said Friday.

September 5, 2013

Ahold USA banner Giant Food of Landover, Md., is marking Hunger Action Month in September with a food-collection program.

September 3, 2013

This fall, football is going femme as Procter & Gamble’s CoverGirl is teaming up with the NFL to celebrate the League’s female fans.

August 29, 2013

Giant Food of Landover, Md., has opened 20 pickup locations with online grocer and sister company Peapod, the supermarket chain said.

August 29, 2013

Giant Food of Landover, Md., is bringing back a rewards program for schools for the 25th year, the supermarket chain said Thursday.

August 28, 2013

Care Pharmacies announced on Tuesday that the Pharmacy Quality Alliance has awarded them a grant to support the implementation of a medication synchronization program in Care Pharmacies nationwide using the appointment-based model.

August 27, 2013

AstraZeneca has bought Maryland-based biotech company Amplimmune, the drug maker said.

August 22, 2013

Abbe Luersman has been appointed as chief human resources officer of Ahold, the Dutch supermarket-operating company said Thursday.

August 21, 2013

Pop Warner Little Scholars and DSM Nutritional Products are promoting healthy eating for young athletes in a new campaign.

August 21, 2013

RxNT's e-prescribing and electronic health record systems will incorporate taste options recommended by FlavoRx for liquid medications given to children in order to promote medication adherence among children, the two companies said.

August 20, 2013

Aetna has announced a new pilot program, dubbed the Aetna Rx Home Success Program, which is supported by CVS Caremark.

August 19, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new epilepsy drug made by Supernus Pharmaceuticals, the company said.