Bayer donates $25,000 to benefit tornado victims
PITTSBURGH — Bayer on Friday announced that it is providing monetary support for disaster relief efforts through a $25,000 donation from the Bayer USA Foundation to the American Red Cross of southwestern Indiana. The state of Indiana was among several states affected by tornadoes on March 2, which caused extensive damage to rural communities such as Henryville, Clarksville and Newburgh.
Bayer has nearly 600 employees at three site locations in Indiana, representing Bayer’s three subgroups and service group — Bayer CropScience, Bayer HealthCare, Bayer MaterialScience and Bayer Business & Technology Services.
The American Red Cross of aouthwestern Indiana has been supporting those affected by the tornado and ensuring their emergency needs of food, clothing, shelter, recovery supplies and other financial means are met.
FDA approves Bayer blood-glucose monitoring system
TARRYTOWN, N.Y. — Regulators have approved a new blood-glucose monitoring system made by Bayer HealthCare, the company said.
Bayer announced the Food and Drug Administration’s approval of Contour Next EZ, which includes a meter and test strip sensors that the company said would improve accuracy.
Bayer said the system is being introduced on a market-by-market basis and will be available in the United States this summer.
Clerisy launches two nasal products through Wegmans
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Clerisy on Thursday announced its nasal delivery system Nasal SoftStrips, designed to administer over-the-counter medicants or therapeutic vapors, now will be available in 71 Wegmans stores in the grocer’s Nature’s Marketplace section.
According to the company, Nasal SoftStrips delivery system is a patented and FDA-approved medical device designed to deliver health-benefitting concentrated therapeutic vapors through the nasal system, without the use of sprays or powders.
Initially two Nasal SoftStrips products will be available at Wegmans — Nasal SoftStrips for Appetite Control and Nasal SoftStrips for Stress Relief. The peppermint-based vapors released from Nasal SoftStrips for Appetite Control have been shown to reduce hunger cravings, while the lavender-based Nasal SoftStrips for Stress Relief release vapors that promote relaxation, the company said.