May 10, 2012

Scientists at Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute’s Nutrition and Metabolism Center have developed a low-calorie, fruit-based high-fiber vitamin and mineral nutrition bar called the CHORI-bar that improves biological indicators — the bar increased HDL cholesterol and glutathione but lowered homocysteine — linked to the risk of cardiovascular disease, cognitive decline and associated decline in antioxidant defenses, the group reported Wednesday.

May 10, 2012

Campbell's is making its V8 V-Fusion line bubbly.

May 10, 2012

YoCrunch has launched its latest yogurt that features a mix-in topping.

May 9, 2012

An aerodynamic chocolate product, invented by Harvard professor David Edwards, has made its U.S. debut.

May 9, 2012

Cirrus Healthcare on Wednesday launched a SpongeBob SquarePants-licensed line of earplugs designed to protect children when swimming, showering and studying, and during loud events.

May 9, 2012

A new addition has joined Sorbee's line of Country Time lemonade-flavored candy.

May 9, 2012

Everett Labs on Monday announced the launch of Pregnitude, a dietary supplement that helps support ovulation function and menstrual cycle regularity for women who are interested in conceiving.

May 9, 2012

Nestlé Crunch has launched Nestlé Crunch Girl Scout candy bars.

May 9, 2012

TJL Enterprises on Wednesday introduced Tummy Calm, a natural gas relief remedy for infants and children.

May 9, 2012

Fresherized Foods announced it is expanding its Wholly Guacamole brand with a new line of salsa.

May 8, 2012

Bainbridge & Knight on Tuesday announced the GNC-exclusive launch of Lichi Elite Series, a weight management brand formulated for use by experienced body builders and competitive athletes.

May 8, 2012

Maybelline New York is launching in June its new Mega Plush by Volum’ Express mascara, which marks the brand’s first gel-mousse mascara.

May 8, 2012

An organization that promotes efforts to stop prescription drug abuse announced Tuesday the release of a mobile app that directs users to places where they can safely get rid of unwanted and unused medications.

May 8, 2012

Pet Research on Tuesday announced the launch of Wag Lifetime Joint Care, a complete joint health supplement for dogs that addresses every aspect of canine structural vitality — joints, bones, tendons and ligaments.

May 8, 2012

Parents are always looking for healthy, portable snacks for their kids, and Sharkies’ new Organic Fruit Chews and Omega 3 Smart Twists offer just that.

May 8, 2012

Smart Balance has introduced a new line of blended butter spreads, with 40% less saturated fat.

May 7, 2012

Huggies is expanding its Little Movers diapers line with the introduction of a limited-edition item that is both fun and fashionable.

May 7, 2012

Anheuser-Busch has expanded its Michelob Ultra brand to include a naturally sweetened and gluten-free cider made from crisp apples.

May 7, 2012

Procter & Gamble has introduced its new Radiant collection, which includes a complete offering of tampons, pads, liners and wipes from the company’s Tampax and Always brands. The collection marks P&G’s first cross-category product initiative.

May 4, 2012

3M has introduced two Natural View screen protector products.

May 4, 2012

Eruption on Thursday launched its Eruption Effervescent Energy, an energy powder supplement that can be added to any beverage.

May 3, 2012

HumanKind Water, PlateTopper and SnapIt Eyeglass Repair Kit have the distinction of being the winners of Walmart's Get on the Shelf contest — beating out more than 4,000 inventors, entrepreneurs and small businesses to claim the coveted prize of being carried in Walmart's U.S. stores, as well as on Walmart.com.

May 3, 2012

Chicken of the Sea is pairing its canned tuna with what the company calls "breakthrough technology."

May 3, 2012

A leader in specialty coffee and single-serve brewing systems has partnered with a company known for its whole bean coffee brand in a new multiyear agreement.