March 26, 2012

Ahold's 756 stores in the Northeast will no longer carry a beef filler product that has attracted significant controversy among consumers lately.

January 25, 2012

Hitting select Walmart locations is the new Piggy Paint nail polish for little girls.

December 13, 2011

The L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science partnership has announced the five women scientists from around the world who will receive the 2012 L’Oréal-UNESCO Awards in Life Sciences.

December 12, 2011

Following months of meetings and negotiations with the drug and chemical industries, the Food and Drug Administration has released a draft of the goals of the Generic Drug User Fee Act.

December 6, 2011

As rising costs eat into margins, personal care marketers are reducing marketing expenditures, integrating their supply chain and consolidating distribution for improved efficiency, according to findings of recent research from Kline & Co.

July 5, 2011

Greater consumer awareness of the dangers of the sun’s harmful rays and greater product innovation are spelling growth in the sun care market. And, as the industry wades through the recently issued regulations by the Food and Drug Administration, new innovative products for both children and adults hit the pipeline, which is likely to mean further growth.

June 15, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning letter to Dr. Reddy’s Labs’ chemical manufacturing plant in Mexico, the company said Tuesday.

June 15, 2011

Sunbow officially unveiled at a press event in New York on Wednesday its new line of sun care products specially designed for children.

May 20, 2011

Joseph Mercola, a doctor that is board-certified in family medicine and trained in both traditional and natural medicine, has introduced a new bath care line that is made from certified U.S. Department of Agriculture organic oils and extracts.

May 13, 2011

Pharmacies play a critical role in emergency preparedness. That was the key message in a statement issued this week by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores to the House of Representatives' Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications.

May 12, 2011

A subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson is recalling several batches of an HIV drug after reports of a strange odor that may have come from the shipping pallets.

April 27, 2011

La Roche-Posay, the company that brought the Anthelios sunscreen franchise and the first-ever “Shaka-Shaka” fluid to the United States, has announced the availability in July of its new Anthelios Mineral ultra light sunscreen fluid SPF 50.

April 25, 2011

Fred’s last year migrated its more than 300 pharmacies to a more convenient front-of-store position in an effort to boost pharmacy revenue — and it worked. Fred’s 2010 pharmacy sales growth of 4.8% outpaced the discounter’s overall sales growth of 3% for the year. At the time Fred’s began executing against the pharmacy makeover, the company reported that test stores featuring front-of-store pharmacies enjoyed 20% higher sales per square foot as compared with the company’s average.


April 13, 2011

Sunbow has announced the launch of a new sunscreen line for children called Sunbow Sunscreen, as well as a new website to offer parents a resource for sun protection.

March 17, 2011

Pfizer is recalling a painkiller drug it acquired when it bought King Pharmaceuticals due to problems with a chemical used to deter drug abuse, according to published reports.

December 20, 2010

Drugs for bacterial infections and cancer, and one that could help shape regulations for biosimilars, are featured in the Food and Drug Administration’s annual "Generic Drug Roundup."

December 20, 2010

Kroger recalled select packages of pet food sold in some of its retail stores because the products may contain aflatoxin, a naturally occurring toxic chemical byproduct from the growth of a certain fungus.

November 14, 2010

Elemental Herbs, a maker of organic, nature-based healing products, has developed the new Sun Stick...

November 8, 2010

Clear Conscience Pet has developed a new line of pet treats that include natural roasted...

October 18, 2010

McNeil Consumer Healthcare has pulled a lot of Tylenol off the market, following complaints of...

October 10, 2010

Whether it is through the elimination of harsh chemicals, the use of eco-friendly packaging or...

September 26, 2010

Biosimilars, biogenerics, follow-on biologics—whatever the designation one prefers for knockoffs of biotech drugs—they will soon...

August 4, 2010

Fresh & Easy is seeking to reduce its water consumption with the help of a...

July 8, 2010

McNeil Consumer Healthcare on Thursday issued yet another recall of 21 lots of over-the-counter medicines....