July 21, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a risk evaluation and mitigation strategy for two painkillers made by Cephalon, the drug maker said Thursday.

July 21, 2011

Juno Technologies has introduced a new way to package medications that keeps drugs secure but makes them easier to ship and store.

July 21, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug for managing obesity made by Lannett.

July 21, 2011

Jones Soda has partnered with a lifestyle brand to create a collection of limited-edition glass bottles.

July 21, 2011

Women in the higher-income bracket won't object to buying private-label cosmetics if they think that their quality and performance are on par with national brands, according to recent Mintel research.

July 21, 2011

Navitas Naturals has introduced a new line of snacks that combines nutrient-dense superfoods and organic seeds, fruits and nuts.

July 21, 2011

It seems that when given the opportunity, more consumers choose organic food over conventionally produced food, according to the latest poll conducted by Thomson Reuters and NPR.

July 21, 2011

Expect flat back-to-school sales this year as parents continue to be cautious with their spending, the National Retail Federation found in its latest survey.

July 21, 2011

Baby care brand Nuk has expanded its line of spill-proof cups that will be sold exclusively at Target under the Gerber Graduates brand.

July 21, 2011

Two of the country’s largest pharmacy benefit managers plan to merge in a deal worth $29.1 billion.

July 21, 2011

PepsiCo has expanded its board of directors with a new member.

July 21, 2011

Reckitt Benckiser has launched a charity adventure competition on the company's Facebook page.

July 21, 2011

The merger agreement between Medco Health Solutions and Express Scripts announced Thursday has drawn objections from retail pharmacy trade groups.

July 21, 2011

Safeway reported net income of $145.8 million, or 41 cents per diluted share, for second quarter 2011, compared with $141.3 million, or 37 cents per diluted share, during the year-ago period.

July 21, 2011

Schiff Nutrition announced that Richard Carmona, who served at the 17th U.S. surgeon general, has been elected to serve as the company's scientific advisory board chairman.

July 21, 2011

Canadian retailer Shoppers Drug Mart posted a boost in second-quarter sales, thanks in large part to continued strength and sales growth in over-the-counter medications, cosmetics, and food and confection, the company announced on Thursday.

July 21, 2011

Take Care Health Systems, which is owned by Walgreens, has revamped its website to now provide patients with online access to estimated clinic wait times, clinical quality scores and cost of services at Take Care Clinics across the country.

July 21, 2011

Walgreens has signed on to convert or open at least 1,000 stores across the country using its food oasis concept over the next five years as part of First Lady Michelle Obama's and the Partnership for a Healthier America's recent announcement to bring healthy, affordable food to nearly 10 million people during that time period.

July 21, 2011

Walgreens is positioning itself to be the largest retail host of electric vehicle charging stations, the drug store chain announced Thursday.

July 21, 2011

Walmart has returned to the consumer packaged goods industry's information sharing model through a new cooperation agreement with Nielsen.

July 20, 2011

Arm & Hammer is answering the pleas of sensitive skin sufferers by rolling out a new laundry detergent that provides deep cleaning and freshness to clothes.

July 20, 2011

Cardinal Health on Wednesday morning announced that the wholesaler’s annual national trade show for independent pharmacies marks the largest in the event’s more than 20-year history, with nearly 7,000 attendees.

July 20, 2011

Clif Kid, maker of organic snacks for active kids, on Tuesday announced the finalists for its Backyard Game of the Year.

July 20, 2011

A visit to the dentist may offer a chance to catch prediabetes or diabetes in patients unaware that they have it, according to a new study.