May 3, 2012

On Wednesday evening, United Way recognized Publix Super Markets with two Summit awards for philanthropic engagement and community impact, the two companies announced Thursday.

May 2, 2012

Weis Markets on Tuesday launched its fourth annual Weis Paws for Pets program, offering customers the opportunity to donate money, pet food and supplies to local animal shelters and rescue organizations in May.

May 1, 2012

In conducting research on how consumer packaged goods (CPG) and food and beverage companies can better work with retail partners to develop effective mobile marketing strategies, we recognized an opportunity for marketers to focus on the Hispanic population. With a growth rate more than four times that of the entire country and an expected 2015 purchasing power well in excess of $1.25 trillion, the U.S. Hispanic population is one of the most important consumer segments for CPG and food and beverage companies.

April 26, 2012

A Colorado-based company has introduced a combination vending machine-refrigerator, the company said Wednesday.

April 26, 2012

Universal Pest Solutions has introduced its latest Terminix AllClear mosquito solutions product.

April 25, 2012

Kantar Media revealed that digital coupon events across key websites experienced a boost during first quarter 2012.

April 24, 2012

Globalization has led to a rapid increase in the drugs and foods arriving on U.S. shores from abroad, a trend that has prompted U.S. regulators to transform their approach.

April 24, 2012

Another 90 Target stores are slated to receive fresh food in June as part of a major remodeling initiative that has become known simply as PFresh.

April 23, 2012

In practical everyday terms, does it matter to the community or health system pharmacist that the Food and Drug Administration is forging ties with other agencies worldwide and becoming more international in its outlook and focus? You bet.

April 20, 2012

Two Weis stores containing a new, environmentally efficient design have earned environmental certifications awards from the GreenChill Advanced Refrigeration Partnership, a voluntary Environmental Protection Agency alliance with food retailers to reduce refrigerant emissions and decrease their impact on the ozone layer and climate change, the grocer announced Wednesday.

April 17, 2012

Pampers Cruisers/Swaddlers with Dry Max, Gillette Fusion ProGlide and P.F. Chang's Home Menu were the top three new product introductions in 2011, according to the SymphonyIRI Group "2011 New Product Pacesetter" report released Tuesday afternoon.

April 17, 2012

Walgreens’ success with fresh foods has left the retailer hungry for more.

April 13, 2012

Gluten-free foods have exploded into the mainstream as more people see the foods as a healthier option. The Celiac Disease Foundation estimated that 17 million Americans may be gluten-intolerant. Millions more claim that avoiding gluten helps them control everything from arthritis to asthma.


April 13, 2012

Americans may be eating more meals at home, but they are still as pressed as ever for time. That means that food-prep time-savers are crucial for consumers. Consumers want to make healthful, fresh meals at home, but they depend on some prepared elements.


April 13, 2012

Sprout Foods is broadening its current pouched baby food portfolio with the launch of a line of organic toddler meals.

April 11, 2012

Natura Pet Products has launched a website that gives pet parents insight on where the company's pet food ingredients are sourced and how the formulas are made.

April 9, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration's New Dietary Ingredient Draft Guidance should not give the agency pre-market approval over new dietary supplement products, the Council for Responsible Nutrition claimed Monday in a commentary published in Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology, the official journal of the International Society of Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology.

April 6, 2012

Hidden Valley has developed a new condiment that is designed for a variety of food and snacks.

April 5, 2012

Dog food brand Beneful has debuted a new line of dog snacks.

April 4, 2012

Food Lion has launched its Hunger Has a Cure campaign to support Feeding America's network of local food banks.

April 3, 2012

Walgreens on Tuesday released case studies presented last week before the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's 2012 National Immunization Conference on how retail pharmacy can expand access to immunizations and help support disease-prevention initiatives.

March 28, 2012

There has been an increase in awareness around pediatric food allergies and the potential children have for eating something they’re not supposed to while at school following the January death of a 7-year-old student in Virginia.

March 27, 2012

The Supreme Court on Tuesday morning heard arguments on whether the individual mandate portion of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is constitutional.

March 26, 2012

According to analysis by Pharmavite, vitamin-buying households spend more than other category buyers across the health and beauty department with regard to average dollars spent per item per occasion.