July 23, 2012

PepsiCo has entered a multiyear deal with the National Football League's Pittsburgh Steelers to serve as the franchise's exclusive nonalcoholic beverage, salty snacks and sports fuel provider.

July 23, 2012

A drug made by Pfizer for treating pain disorders doesn't affect men's reproductive functions, according to a new post-approval clinical study.

July 23, 2012

Yankee Candle has appointed Brad Wolansky to serve in the newly created role of president of direct and chief marketing officer.

July 20, 2012

AllerMates on Thursday announced the launch of its character-driven wristbands designed for children with allergies beginning this September.

July 20, 2012

Kim Rucker will become EVP corporate and legal affairs at Kraft Foods North America, the company announced Thursday.

July 20, 2012

The Council for Responsible Nutrition announced it is hosting a free webinar on the interaction between dietary supplements and pharmaceutical drugs via the professional networking website Pharmacist Society, an online community created by Skipta and sponsored by The Drug Store News Group, and Generation NP, a website that serves nurse practitioners.

July 20, 2012

Derma e Natural Bodycare, a maker of natural skin care products, has appointed Michelle Lamey as North American beauty sales manager.

July 20, 2012

The Estée Lauder Cos. — whose brand portfolio includes Bumble and Bumble, American Beauty, Aveda and La Mer — has appointed Tracey Travis as EVP and CFO.

July 20, 2012

Lay's is celebrating its 75-year anniversary by launching the "Do Us A Flavor" contest, which invites fans to submit their potato chip flavor ideas for the chance to win a grand prize of $1 million or 1% of their flavor's 2013 net sales, whichever is higher.

July 20, 2012

A division of Nestle has bought a stake in a Colorado-based drug maker focused on treatments for neurodegenerative diseases.

July 20, 2012

PepsiCo announced it has elected the former leader of 3M to its board of directors.

July 19, 2012

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Wednesday honored the 100th anniversary of the "vitamin," a term that was coined by Casimir Funk, a Polish-American biochemist, in 1912.

July 19, 2012

Roche on Wednesday announced that it has received clearance from the Food and Drug Administration for its Accu-Chek Combo system for insulin pump therapy.

July 19, 2012

Nestle USA announced that it has appointed a new VP corporate and brand affairs following the retirement of executive Laurie MacDonald.

July 19, 2012

Prepared foods and ready-to-eat foods are seeing major gains at retail, especially at supermarkets, according to a new Packaged Facts report.

July 19, 2012

Israeli drug maker Taro Pharmaceutical Industries has rejected India-based Sun Pharmaceutical Industries' takeover bid, Taro said Thursday.

July 19, 2012

Beauty brand Wet 'n Wild — which is a division of Markwins North America — started the year by signing superstar Fergie as its very first global beauty ambassador, and now the brand has announced its expansion into an additional 500 Walmart stores beginning in late July.

July 18, 2012

Ethnic beauty brand Black Opal Cosmetics is promoting the Black Opal “Sparkle” national sweepstakes, and also has been named the official U.S. cosmetics partner of the movie “Sparkle,” in theaters Aug. 17.

July 18, 2012

Natural personal care brand Burt’s Bees has inked a licensing deal with Ayablu to launch a Burt’s Bees Baby-licensed lifestyle brand for babies and moms.

July 18, 2012

Jacques Duplessis on Monday pleaded guilty to engaging in a scheme to sell approximately 6,000 boxes of counterfeit LifeScan One Touch diabetic test strips that he purchased from suppliers in China and England, announced U.S. attorney Zane David Memeger.

July 18, 2012

The Plano, Texas-based headquarters of Dr Pepper Snapple Group has earned the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) gold certification for a multiuse building by the U.S. Green Building Council.

July 18, 2012

Dr. Reddy's Labs has launched a generic version of a popular cholesterol drug.

July 18, 2012

FaceLube, an anti-aging skin care line for men, has partnered with the STA-BIL Lawn and Garden Mower Racing Series by becoming the official sponsor of the “FaceLube Best New Face Award,” honoring the U.S. Lawn Mower Racing Association Rookie of the Year as lawn mower racing celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2012.

July 18, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new weight-loss drug made by Vivus, the agency said.