August 2, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved an opioid painkiller made by Covidien's generic drug division, the medical supply company said.

July 27, 2011

In an effort to have an even greater impact on the sun care category, Energizer Personal Care has announced the establishment of its sun care division, which brings together sunscreen brands Banana Boat and Hawaiian Tropic, as well as its private-label brand, Alpha To Omega.

July 21, 2011

Two of the country’s largest pharmacy benefit managers plan to merge in a deal worth $29.1 billion.

July 15, 2011

Ralcorp Holdings announced that its board of directors has unanimously agreed in principle to separate Ralcorp and Post Foods in a tax-free spinoff to Ralcorp shareholders.

July 13, 2011

Retail pharmacy and specialty distributor Foundation Care has acquired a new office and warehouse space to accommodate new demand for its pharmacy and distribution services, the company said.

June 22, 2011

After Walgreens made its contract dispute with Express Scripts public on Tuesday morning, the pharmacy benefit manager stated it is open to continued negotiations with Walgreens.

June 8, 2011

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

May 11, 2011

Missouri’s House of Representatives on Monday voted 100 in favor and 50 opposed to reclassifying pseudoephedrine as a prescription-only remedy and subsequently moved the matter to the state Senate.

April 12, 2011

The road to waste reduction is paved with good intentions.

April 8, 2011

Purina One has introduced a new line of pet food for dogs and cats that boasts meat as the No. 1 ingredient.

March 17, 2011

To help promote the third annual St. Louis Undy 5000 5K run on March 26, the Colon Cancer Alliance is introducing the “Parade of Undies” fashion show, sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim, the maker of Dulcolax products.

March 15, 2011

Drug maker Fleming Pharmaceuticals is increasing production of a drug for preventing thyroid cancer in response to the nuclear crisis in Japan.

March 14, 2011

Patients with smart phones using pharmacy benefits served by Express Scripts can access their accounts through a new application launched Monday, the PBM said.

March 1, 2011

Patients who take generic antidepressants will remain as adherent as those who take brand-name drugs to treat the condition, according to a new study.

February 22, 2011

Save-A-Lot on Monday announced that it was expanding its reach by opening five new stores in the Chicago market.

February 17, 2011

Supermarket chain Schnucks Markets is partnering with produce wholesaler Frieda’s to educate shoppers about citrus fruits.

February 15, 2011

Aisle411, a mobile retail navigation service that helps shoppers locate products down to the shelf location, on Tuesday announced its service now is live in more than 1,000 stores. The service added three markets: Las Vegas, Los Angeles and San Diego.

February 11, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a painkiller delivered through a skin patch made by Mallinckrodt, the generic drug maker said Friday.

January 28, 2011

Unilever's Axe brand is working with the NFL's St. Louis quarterback, Sam Bradford, to promote the launch of its new Axe Hair Buzzed Look cream + SPF 15.

January 20, 2011

Save-A-Lot announced that it will break ground for a new 325,000-sq.-ft. food distribution center in Lexington, N.C.

January 13, 2011

K-V Pharmaceutical announced Wednesday that the Food and Drug Administration extended its Prescription Drug User Fee Act action date to April 13 for a drug under development for preventing preterm birth.

December 16, 2010

"The Billboard Family," a family of four that has attracted national media attention for donning sponsored T-shirts, wearing them all around the St. Louis area and then plastering that day’s photos all over such social media sites as Facebook, Flickr and YouTube, has gained an exclusive sponsor for the baby Billboard that’s on the way.

December 10, 2010

Supermarket chain Schnuck Markets has appointed a new VP marketing, the company said Thursday.

December 1, 2010

Gov. Jay Nixon, D-Mo., on Tuesday campaigned for a sweeping expansion of efforts to battle methamphetamine, including legislation that would make Missouri the third state in the nation to require a prescription for the cough-cold ingredient pseudoephedrine.