May 6, 2013

Pregnant women should not use migraine-prevention medications containing valproate sodium due to a higher risk of decreased IQ scores in children, the Food and Drug Administration warned.

May 6, 2013

Ruffles potato chips, one of the flagship brand's from PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division, announced today the launch of a new Ultimate Tangy Honey Mustard flavor potato chip and a comical marketing campaign in television, cinema and digital that is inspired by 1970s grindhouse-style action movies.

May 6, 2013

Sparkling Ice, part of the TalkingRain portfolio of beverages, announced today the expansion of its brand with a new zero calorie lemonade product line: Raspberry Lemonade, Strawberry Lemonade and Lemonade with Tea.

May 6, 2013

Swiss Precision Diagnostics unveiled the new Clearblue Advanced Pregnancy Test with Weeks Estimator at the 61st Annual Clinical Meeting of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists here.

May 3, 2013

Actavis' had $1.9 billion in sales in first quarter 2013, the drug maker said.

May 3, 2013

Bayer Healthcare on Friday partnered with Sheryl Crow in support of Feeding America for that group's "Nutrition Mission."

May 3, 2013

Starting this Sunday, May 5, for every Budweiser sold through July 4, the company will donate a portion of proceeds to the Folds of Honor Foundation to support military families.

May 3, 2013

Hain Celestial Group, the company that makes Celestial Seasonings tea and other products, has purchased organic baby food company Ella's Kitchen Group, the company said.

May 3, 2013

Healthcare analytics firm IMS Health has acquired social media analytics company Semantelli Corp., saying the purchase would allow it to provide real-time monitoring and delivery of insights into consumer and physician behavior and sentiments.

May 3, 2013

Cereal maker Kellogg is hoping to appeal to adult customers with new breakfast food lines, the company said in announcing its first quarter 2013 earnings.

May 3, 2013

Ohio pharmaceutical company Prasco will host the National Christian College Athletic Association championships at Prasco Park in Mason, Ohio, in May, the company announced today.

May 3, 2013

Former Colgate-Palmolive executive Norm Loringer died on April 28 surrounded by family at his home in Scottsdale, Ariz., according to an obituary that ran in the Arizona Republic. He was 69.

May 2, 2013

Bayer HealthCare has introduced a product for controlling fleas and ticks in dogs and cats that lasts eight months, the company's animal health division said Thursday.

May 2, 2013

Skin care brand Beiersdorf announced on Thursday that it has “continued last year’s positive trend in the first quarter of 2013.”

May 2, 2013

Drug makers Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly have started a campaign designed to educate healthcare professionals about the role a type of protein plays in maintaining blood-sugar balance.

May 2, 2013

Energizer Holdings had sales of $1.095 billion in second quarter 2013, a 0.5% decrease from second quarter 2012, and $2.28 billion for the first six months of the fiscal year, which ended March 31, also a 0.5% decrease from the same period last year, the company said.

May 2, 2013

Hygiene products manufacturer Gojo Industries is sponsoring a special promotion targeted at people that really get their hands dirty at work, the company announced.

May 2, 2013

A new line of tree-free, bamboo-based bath tissue from Green Hygienics, Inc. is set to launch on retail shelves.

May 2, 2013

Jones Soda, a beverage company known for its colorful sodas and customer-designed packaging, announced the launch of Natural Jones Soda available in four flavors and made without high fructose corn syrup.

May 2, 2013

The Justice Department reported it will appeal a recent judicial decision that would require removing any age restriction from the purchase of the Plan B emergency contraceptive, according to a report published in USA Today.

May 2, 2013

In celebration of Mother's Day, Met-Rx on Thursday announced that its championship bodybuilding athletes will team up with moms in the Met-Rx Cares program's first charitable food distribution event to benefit needy families from the central Jamaica area of Queens here.

May 2, 2013

The vast majority of mothers experience pain throughout their bodies, according to a new survey.

May 2, 2013

The National Alliance for Hispanic Health on Thursday announced a partnership with the Acetaminophen Awareness Coalition to increase awareness among Spanish-speaking consumers for the importance of safe use of medicines that contain acetaminophen.

May 2, 2013

Novelis today announced the commercial availability of a high-recycled content aluminum designed specifically for the beverage can market.