March 16, 2012

Another generic drug maker has joined efforts to challenge the patent on a drug made by Forest Labs for treating hypertension.

March 16, 2012

Doritos is rolling out a new product this month.

March 16, 2012

Kraft Foods has nominated two candidates to serve on the company's board of directors.

March 16, 2012

Genomma Lab is planning to present a list of candidates to serve on the board of directors of Prestige Brands.

March 16, 2012

As part of its official sponsorship of the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series, Mars Chocolate is encouraging Facebook users to make a personal pledge to their health once a week and share with other like-minded athletes what inspires them to lead an active and healthy lifestyle.

March 16, 2012

Nestlé is rolling out new seasonal candy offerings for spring.

March 16, 2012

Insight Pharmaceuticals has launched a mobile application for its E.P.T. brand.

March 16, 2012

While consumers will continue to define value based on price, other key trends — including new product development, technology, store layouts and shopping patterns — will drive the market in 2012, according to SymphonyIRI research.

March 15, 2012

Abbott is set to enroll patients into two late-stage clinical trials designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of one of its drugs as a treatment for a difficult-to-treat chronic inflammatory skin disease.

March 15, 2012

AmLactin, an Upsher-Smith Labs brand, has announced that New York cosmetic dermatologist Doris Day will serve as an educational consultant on the brand's "Ultra Skin Performance" campaign.

March 15, 2012

Amneal Pharmaceuticals has launched a generic version of an antidepressant made by Forest Labs.

March 15, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug that the manufacturer called the first oral contraceptive that also treats heavy menstrual bleeding.

March 15, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration approved an effervescent tablet for treating osteoporosis.

March 15, 2012

French beauty brand L'Oréal has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a business ethics think tank, as one of its 2012 "World's Most Ethical Companies."

March 15, 2012

A drug under investigation by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and Active Biotech reduced symptoms and progression of disease in patients with multiple sclerosis, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial.

March 15, 2012

Mom Made Foods, a maker of frozen prepared meals, snacks and meal starters for kids, is extending its reach to the Big Apple.

March 15, 2012

Mor has expanded its lineup of sparkling enhanced water with a new flavor.

March 15, 2012

Trix yogurt has become healthier, according to published reports.

March 15, 2012

Procter & Gamble is supporting the recent launch of Tide Pods, the brand's three-chamber unit dose laundry detergent, by tapping singer and actor Jencarlos Canela to show Hispanic consumers how the product is unlike any other laundry product on the market.

March 14, 2012

Endo Pharmaceuticals is hoping the Food and Drug Administration will back tougher regulatory approval requirements for generic versions of one of its drugs.

March 14, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first generic version of an antidepressant made by Forest Labs, the agency said Wednesday.

March 14, 2012

Forest Labs has filed suit against Glenmark Generics and several other companies, alleging that they infringed on its patent for a drug to treat hypertension by seeking regulatory approval for generic versions.

March 14, 2012

PepsiCo's potato chip portfolio has hit a major milestone.

March 14, 2012

Pharmaceutical wholesaler H.D. Smith has appointed Bill Williams as CFO, the company said Wednesday.