April 17, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a modification to a program added to the labeling of an obesity drug to ensure patient safety.

April 17, 2013

Costco and IRI announced Wednesday that they will change a program that the club retailer describes as a single, global solution for category, point-of-sale and supply chain tracking, as well as extend the program to Mexico.

April 17, 2013

NorthWest Specialty Baking Mixes announced this week the introduction of new branded baking mixes: Dassant Classics.

April 17, 2013

The way women depict themselves is dramatically different from how others perceive them. That’s according to the research findings by Unilever’s Dove brand.

April 17, 2013

Dr Pepper announced “Be the Next /1” — a national consumer contest that offers fans the chance to star in upcoming national TV and digital advertising.

April 17, 2013

A Food and Drug Administration panel has recommended that the agency approve an experimental drug for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease made by GlaxoSmithKline and Theravance, the two companies said.

April 17, 2013

Chuck Woolery, TV personality and game show host, has recently acquired a minority stake in Nature’s Health Connection, Inc., the makers of Australian Dream Arthritis Pain Relief Cream.

April 17, 2013

Food and Drug Administration commissioner Margaret Hamburg faced strong criticism Tuesday in a hearing before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce to investigate the nationwide outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy, but she conceded the agency could have done more.

April 17, 2013

Jack Link's announced earlier this month the introduction of a new line of products with packaging and graphics targeted toward the millennial generation.

April 17, 2013

Starting today, April 17, Kleenex brand, the only facial tissue with Sneeze Shield in all of its tissues, according to the company, is giving three schools a chance to win 250,000 eBoxTops for the 2013-2014 school year through the Kleenex brand in the Classroom sweepstakes.

April 17, 2013

L’Oréal USA has named Angela Bennett VP of global skin care brand La Roche-Posay.

April 17, 2013

The family-owned Schupp GmbH and Co. KG company has just developed and launched a new type of kinesiology tape, the German company announced.

April 17, 2013

Generic drug maker Sandoz has launched a generic version of a drug used to treat high blood pressure and angina.

April 17, 2013

Tria Beauty, a maker of light-based skin care products and technology, has inked a new partnership with beauty retailer Ulta.

April 17, 2013

Zak Designs announced the latest product license for its line of dinnerware for kids.

April 16, 2013

Purdue Pharma's patent for OxyContin expired Tuesday, opening up the opioid painkiller to generic competition, but authorities have raised concerns about what they call the potential for generic versions to be abused.

April 16, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new strength of an antibiotic made by Warner Chilcott, the drug maker said.

April 16, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration will not approve generic versions of Purdue Pharma's painkiller OxyContin based on earlier versions of the drug that did not include features to thwart abuse, the agency said.

April 16, 2013

Frito-Lay, a division of PepsiCo, announced this week the company is introducing completely "re-imagined" packaging across its Lay's Wavy brand line of chips and is adding a new garlic-flavored chip to the lineup.

April 16, 2013

Johnson & Johnson's sales increased by 8.5% to $17.5 billion in first quarter 2013, the healthcare products company said Tuesday.

April 16, 2013

DSN spoke at length with two Catamaran executives — Albert Thigpen, SVP pharmacy operations and industry relations, and Sumit Dutta, SVP and chief medical officer — about the PBM’s new approach to managed pharmacy care and the changes driving that strategy.

April 16, 2013

Red Diamond announced it will be offering coffee and tea in single-serve format for home or on the go.

April 16, 2013

This ain’t your mother’s Olay. That’s essentially the message that the long-standing skin care brand is sending to women in their 20s with its new Fresh Effects collection that hit shelves in January with a new, innovative approach to in-store shelving. To learn more about this unprecedented launch for Olay, Drug Store News talked with Janine Miletic, associate marketing director for Olay Global.

April 16, 2013

No longer will the SymphonyIRI Group crunch data for the betterment of CPG companies everywhere, the company's president and CEO Andrew Appel told a packed conference room at the data aggregator's 2013 Summit. At least not as SymphonyIRI Group.