February 14, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration is giving priority review to a drug made by Gilead Sciences that the company is investigating for the prevention of HIV.

February 14, 2012

The National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus on Monday recommended that Barlow Herbal Specialties discontinue advertising its LDM-100 dietary supplement as a "plant or herb antibiotic."

February 14, 2012

The National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus on Monday reported Direct Digital, marketer of Instaflex, has supported certain advertising claims made in print and online.

February 14, 2012

Procter & Gamble has teamed up with a nonprofit to promote the environmental and energy savings benefits of washing laundry in cold water.

February 14, 2012

Perrigo on Tuesday announced that it has begun shipping Loratadine-D 12-hour extended-release tablets.

February 14, 2012

WD-40's specialty products for trade professionals now are available.

February 13, 2012

AmerisourceBergen on Monday announced that Michael DiCandilo, the company's EVP and CFO, has left the company to pursue other interests, effective immediately.

February 13, 2012

Amylin Pharmaceuticals and Alkermes announced that their Type 2 diabetes treatment now is available by prescription in U.S. pharmacies.

February 13, 2012

Columbia Labs has transferred a new drug application for a topical drug designed to prevent premature birth in pregnant women to Watson Pharmaceuticals.

February 13, 2012

Febreze has partnered with Macaroni Kid and Operation Gratitude to send 60,000 Febreze Set & Refresh products to U.S. Military Service members this Valentine's Day.

February 13, 2012

Valeant Pharmaceuticals is set to acquire a privately owned ophthalmic biotechnology company, the drug maker said Monday.

February 13, 2012

A subsidiary of Watson Pharmaceuticals is seeking approval for its version of an oral contraceptive from the Food and Drug Administration.

February 10, 2012

A household cleaner, a shampoo for kids and a cheese snack product earned top honors in a consumer-voted awards program published by Better Homes and Gardens.

February 10, 2012

An expert panel at the Food and Drug Administration has given a thumbs-down to a drug made by Astex Pharmaceuticals and Eisai for which the two had sought approval as a treatment for leukemia.

February 10, 2012

Altierre, a provider of ultra low-power wireless solutions for retailers, has announced that retail industry veteran and former Longs Drug Stores CEO Steve Roath has joined the company’s board of directors.

February 10, 2012

Many younger girls would like to wear more makeup than their parents allow, and manufacturers are ready to help them out, according to new research from Mintel, a provider of consumer, product and media intelligence.

February 10, 2012

According to “Merchandising Trends: Driving Consumption through Shopper Marketing,” a new report published earlier this week by SymphonyIRI Group, merchandising continues to play an important role at retail.

February 9, 2012

Shoppers ages 50 to 54 years lead the charge when it comes to purchasing health and beauty products online (52%), and shoppers ages 45 to 49 years are purchasing more food and beverage products online (29%) than any other age group, according to The Checkout, an ongoing shopper behavior study conducted by The Integer Group and M/A/R/C Research, released Thursday.

February 9, 2012

Bic Flex4 razors now is the official sponsor for the Tough Mudder series, the nation’s fastest-growing and most-recognized endurance series, according to the company.

February 9, 2012

The Center for Reproductive Rights on Wednesday asked a federal court to reopen its 2005 lawsuit against the Food and Drug Administration for imposing age restrictions on emergency contraceptive drugs.

February 9, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved an antimicrobial drug made by Mylan, the drug maker said Thursday.

February 9, 2012

MusclePharm on Thursday announced its MMA Elite supplements powered by MusclePharm now are available in select Walmart stores.

February 9, 2012

The National Association for Female Executives on Wednesday released its list of the "Top 50 Companies for Executive Women."

February 9, 2012

Vodka and malt beverage brand Smirnoff today announced the expansion of their Premium Flavored Malt Beverage line with two new products: Smirnoff Signature Screwdriver and Smirnoff Ice Tropical Fruit.