July 19, 2011

Grocer A&P announced on Monday the launch of a new program, Live Better Baby Club, which is designed to help customers save on their baby-related purchases.

July 18, 2011

Dana Classic Fragrances has announced that it is re-releasing two of its popular fragrances: Love's Fresh Lemon and Love's Soft Jasmin.

July 14, 2011

Watson Pharmaceuticals last week confirmed that the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has affirmed the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida's February 2011 decision that Watson's generic versions of Mucinex, Mucinex D and Mucinex DM extended-release products do not infringe Reckitt Benckiser’s U.S. Patent No. 6,372,252.

July 14, 2011

A team comprised of scientists from drug maker Merck and several U.S. universities will look for ways to eradicate HIV, Merck said.

July 13, 2011

Product recalls over the past two years have eroded consumer trust in over-the-counter drugs; however, those same recalls represent opportunity for smaller market players to gain exposure and build brand awareness, wrote Laura Mahecha, industry manager for health care at research firm Kline, in an online report issued Wednesday.

July 12, 2011

Mars Chocolate North America announced that it is commemorating the final mission of Space Shuttle Atlantis by providing the crew — as well as NASA personnel at both launch control Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral and mission control at Johnson Space Center in Houston — with personalized versions of its M&M’S brand candy.

July 11, 2011

Generic drug maker Amneal has launched three new liquid drugs, the company said Monday.

July 8, 2011

Watson Pharmaceuticals has filed with the Food and Drug Administration for regulatory approval for a drug to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, the company said Thursday.

July 7, 2011

Johnson & Johnson on Thursday announced that the company has entered into an agreement to become a global sponsor of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, becoming the eighth and final FIFA World Cup Sponsor.

July 6, 2011

Grocer A&P has announced the launch of a new Preferred Pet Club program in collaboration with the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, offering exclusive discounts to pet owners across New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Connecticut.

July 6, 2011

Pharmacy benefit manager Medco Health Solutions’ specialty pharmacy division, Accredo Health Group, has managed to drive down costs for treating hepatitis C by an average of $13,000 per patient, the company said Tuesday.

July 6, 2011

Inergetics on Tuesday announced that, effective in September, it will become the exclusive provider of all nutritional products for NCAA athletes at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y.

July 5, 2011

Armada Health Care and Emdeon have entered an agreement to support prior authorization management through Armada’s ReachRx suite of services, Armada said.

July 5, 2011

As part of a strategic assessment, generic drug maker Par Pharmaceutical is set to restructure its branded division.

July 5, 2011

Shire has filed patent infringement suits against two generic drug makers relating to its attention deficit hyperactivity disorder treatment.

June 29, 2011

A specialty pharmaceutical company has appointed a new VP human resources.

June 27, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has accepted a regulatory approval application for a drug designed to prevent premature birth in pregnant women.

June 23, 2011

Novo Nordisk has teamed up with actor Chris Noth to underscore the importance of early diabetes screening and detection.

June 22, 2011

Post Foods has expanded its Pebbles cereal lineup with a limited-edition flavor.

June 22, 2011

ProStrakan has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration to market an ointment designed to treat moderate to severe pain associated with chronic anal fissures.

June 22, 2011

Kraft Foods is boosting its marketing efforts for its Stride gum brand with a new campaign.

June 21, 2011

Watson subsidiary Watson Labs is seeking approval for a drug designed to treat symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia in men with an enlarged prostate.

June 20, 2011

Johnson & Johnson is recalling 40,000 bottles of a drug used to treat schizophrenia due to consumer reports of the drug having a strange odor, the company said Friday.

June 20, 2011

If the Justin Bieber-inspired nail lacquer shades, One Less Lonely Girl, from Nicole by OPI are any indication of the success of Bieber-related 
products, then his upcoming women’s fragrance, “Someday,” is bound to spark Bieber fever.