June 11, 2012

Mauro Porcini has been named chief design officer at PepsiCo, the company announced.

June 11, 2012

Pharmacy benefits administrator Argus Health Systems has signed a deal with Amber Pharmacy to provide expanded specialty pharmacy options to patients, Argus said.

June 11, 2012

When one of Amylin Pharmaceuticals' diabetes drugs is used with mealtime insulin, both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes patients maintain blood sugar in the normal glucose range on a daily basis, according to two analyses presented at the 72nd Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association.

June 11, 2012

Avanir Pharmaceuticals confirmed that the Food and Drug Administration has accepted the company's investigational new drug application for an Alzheimer's disease drug.

June 11, 2012

Genentech has received regulatory approval for a drug designed to treat breast cancer.

June 11, 2012

GlaxoSmithKline again has extended an unsolicited tender offer to acquire Human Genome Sciences.

June 11, 2012

Snapple officially has debuted a line of all-natural white teas sweetened with just a touch of real sugar.

June 11, 2012

An investigational insulin being developed by Novo Nordisk significantly reduced the rate of hypoglycemia at night in adults with Type 2 diabetes, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial presented at the 72nd Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association.

June 8, 2012

AmerisourceBergen on Friday announced that Lazarus Krikorian has been named VP, corporate controller, effective immediately.

June 8, 2012

Boldface Licensing + Branding, a celebrity beauty license company, has announced the launch of its initial license for color cosmetics: Khroma Beauty by Kourtney, Kim and Khloe Kardashian.

June 8, 2012

Making a direct appeal to teens, the Consumer Healthcare Products Association has created the website DXMstories.org that directly engages young adults around the dangers of dextromethorphan abuse with provocative video clips featuring peer anecdotes.

June 8, 2012

Beauty brand JK Jemma Kidd — which was created by makeup artist, product designer and style icon Jemma Kidd — has unveiled its fall 2012 collection that will be available exclusively at Target stores and on Target.com beginning in August.

June 8, 2012

Kraft Foods announced that it has shifted its stock listing from the New York Stock Exchange to the NASDAQ global select market.

June 8, 2012

Madhava Natural Sweeteners has introduced raw organic agave nectar that now is fair-trade-certified.

June 8, 2012

Mylan announced that its subsidiary has resolved all disputes with Teva pertaining to the sale of generic versions of a sleep disorder drug.

June 8, 2012

Sally Hansen has launched for summer a “Get Bare Double Dare” program that gives consumers a chance to win prizes.

June 8, 2012

Vichy Labs — which sells its products at select CVS/pharmacy, Duane Reade, Walgreens and Ulta locations — has rolled out a new digital initiative inspired by its CelluDestock skin-firming and anti-cellulite product.

June 7, 2012

Botanical Labs on Monday recalled 38 bottles of its 33.8-oz. "Wellesse Digestive 3 in 1 Health" liquid dietary supplement and 275 bottles of its 16-oz. "Wellesse Digestive Health 3 in 1" liquid dietary supplement, because of a potential contamination with salmonella, the Food and Drug Administration advised consumers Thursday.

June 7, 2012

Dr Pepper Snapple Group has released its second full sustainability report, detailing progress toward the company's five-year environmental and social performance goals initially announced in 2010.

June 7, 2012

Dr. Reddy's Labs has launched a drug for treating Parkinson's disease, the company said Thursday.

June 7, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by GlaxoSmithKline and XenoPort for treating pain associated with shingles.

June 7, 2012

Hamacher Resource Group will present at Good Neighbor Pharmacy’s ThoughtSpot Conference to be held June 20 to 23 in Las Vegas, the company announced Thursday.

June 7, 2012

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has announced that this year's Marketplace Conference in Denver will feature a new interactive educational resource.

June 7, 2012

The National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus on Wednesday recommended Lunada Biomedical modify or discontinue a certain range of advertising claims for Amberen, a dietary supplement promoted to menopausal women.