February 16, 2012

Barq's is paying homage to its Gulf Coast heritage by introducing a new design on all of its products' packaging.

February 16, 2012

Fougera Pharmaceuticals has promoted Walt Kaczmarek to serve as the company's SVP commercial operations, the drug maker announced.

February 16, 2012

Insulet and LifeScan have entered a partnership through which the latter's OneTouch blood-glucose monitoring technology will be integrated into the former's OmniPod Personal Diabetes Manager.

February 16, 2012

Marley Coffee has inked a distribution agreement that will expands its line's availability on the East Coast, as well as in Hawaii.

February 16, 2012

Poor medication adherence is a national problem, but it can be particularly problematic among populations with low health literacy or limited English proficiency.

February 16, 2012

Mars Chocolate is putting its candy bars on a diet, according to published reports.

February 16, 2012

A study published in the November 2011 International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition demonstrated a nearly 5% reduction in “bad” low-density lipoprotein cholesterol when Pharmavite's CholestOff was added to the National Cholesterol Education Program therapeutic lifestyle changes diet, Pharmavite announced Wednesday.

February 15, 2012

Drug maker Biogen Idec plans to spend up to more than $560 million to buy a company developing treatments for organ failure.

February 15, 2012

Botanical Labs on Tuesday introduced its gluten-free line of liquid dietary supplements across its Wellesse line of liquid supplements — calcium/magnesium, vitamin D3, iron and B-complex — at the Celiac Disease Foundation's South Florida Chapter Gluten-Free Expo in West Palm Beach, Fla.

February 15, 2012

Fake versions of a cancer drug made by Roche's U.S. unit have entered the United States, the Food and Drug Administration warned Wednesday.

February 15, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration will review a regulatory approval application from Pfizer for a drug to treat an extremely rare and fatal degenerative disease, Pfizer said Wednesday.

February 15, 2012

Fuse Science announced that one of its advisory board members has taken on a new role.

February 15, 2012

Freeman Beauty has acquired Eclos, a skin care line infused with plant stem cells that stimulate skin's own stem cells to enhance a more youthful look, and c. Booth, a collection of skin care and bath products.

February 15, 2012

Goody has announced the creation of its new ThickFix line of hair accessories for women with full, voluminous hair.

February 15, 2012

Graine de Vie is expanding its (seed) product portfolio with the February launch of its new (seed) body oils.

February 15, 2012

Kellogg's is fortifying its snacks business by purchasing Procter & Gamble's Pringles business for nearly $2.7 billion.

February 15, 2012

Managed care and prescription plans are working to switch patients to generic versions of Pfizer's Lipitor despite the drug maker's efforts to reduce costs for the branded version, a new study suggested.

February 15, 2012

Merlot Skin Care has entered the New York beauty market via its debut at Duane Reade.

February 15, 2012

Mylan is changing the name of its branded specialty pharmaceutical business, the company said Wednesday.

February 15, 2012

Global cosmetic, skin care, fragrance and spa company Borghese has partnered with Primary One Brands, which provides salon-branded products to all classes of trade, to launch a new line of hair care products by Borghese.

February 15, 2012

Skin care brand RoC is introducing a new product line called RoC Multi Correxion Nourish Stress Repair, which includes a night cream and eye cream.

February 15, 2012

Organic food sales are continuing on an upward trend as more shoppers frequented mainstream stores for the products and younger consumers were the most loyal to purchasing such items, a TABS Group survey found.

February 15, 2012

Thinq on Wednesday announced the relaunch of its line of Thinq ready-to-drink beverages, now available in a 12-oz. Rexam Sleek can as its primary package.

February 15, 2012

Wheaties is introducing three new Wheaties boxes that feature retro images of former "Wheaties Champions."