Albertsons Market to implement Recall InfoLink system
BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Market is implementing the Recall InfoLink product recall management platform into its pharmacy operation to help it streamline the process of managing recalls, the grocer confirmed on Friday.
Recall InfoLink is a patented, Web-based product recall management system designed to improve recall efficiency by providing standardized messages, automated communications, inventory tracking and reports for compliance efforts.
Albertsons Market operates more than 200 stores in Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Louisiana, New Mexico and Texas.
CRN hosts supplement medicine interaction webinar for pharmacists, nurse practitioners
WASHINGTON — The Council for Responsible Nutrition announced it is hosting a free webinar on the interaction between dietary supplements and pharmaceutical drugs via the professional networking website Pharmacist Society, an online community created by Skipta and sponsored by The Drug Store News Group, and Generation NP, a website that serves nurse practitioners.
This webinar is part of CRN’s ongoing initiative to help ensure that healthcare practitioners have access to science-based information on dietary supplements and the supplement industry.
The one-hour webinar will be held Aug. 23 at 10 a.m. and will be presented by Duffy MacKay, CRN VP scientific and regulatory affairs.
The webinar will provide an overview of the topic before exploring some of the more common drug-supplement interactions. Following his presentation, participants will have the opportunity to ask questions via a live online Q&A chat.
Pharmacist Society and Generation NP are closed-loop environments for members only, so the webinar will not be open to the public. For those who are unable to participate in the live event, it will be made available to download on-demand on both Pharmacist Society and Generation NP for a limited time, CRN stated.
This is the second webinar CRN is conducting with Pharmacist Society and the first on Generation NP.
Boldface Group inks fragrance license with Mario Lopez
LOS ANGELES — Celebrity beauty licensing company Boldface Group has announced that its operating subsidiary, Boldface Licensing + Branding, has signed celebrity Mario Lopez in the fragrance category.
The license includes scented ancillary products, such as deodorant, aftershave, shave cream, bath gel, body wash, body sprays, body lotions and body creams.
Boldface stated that it is a clear progression to move into fragrance in the same channels of distribution as Lopez’s Rated M Underwear and Athletic Clothing, with cross marketing campaigns and fragrance sampling. An initial launch of eau de toilette spray is planned with follow up in shave cream, aftershave splash and other ancillary products. Holiday gift sets containing these items are planned.