Long-term daily multivitamin use may lower cataract risk in men, according to a study of nearly 15,000 male physicians published this month in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Oscar Mayer, a Kraft Foods Group brand, announced the introduction of the new P3 Portable Protein Pack, which the company designed for active consumers looking for a snack to help get them through the day.
Only one-third of adults between the ages of 18 and 64 have gotten their flu shot this season, which is a contributing factor to why this year's flu activity has hit young adults particularly hard, according to Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The Yankee Candle Co. announced the addition of a new fragrance blend to its Relaxing Rituals line. The fifth scent, which the company named Uplift, was created with a blend of grapefruit, lemon and ginger.
Comedian Larry the Cable Guy has teamed up with Prilosec OTC to show racing fans that “You Can’t Beat Zero” by offering them great “Zero Experiences” at two top stock car races and a chance at winning Prilosec OTC’s hottest wheels: a “monster” utility vehicle.
Bear Naked — a supplier of granola, trail mix and cookies — has introduced the new Honey Almond Protein flavor, which combines whole-grain oats, honey and roasted almonds, and packs 10 g of protein per serving.
Big Heart Pet Brands on Wednesday announced its launch as the largest standalone pet food-and-snack company in North America. The creation of Big Heart Pet Brands comes on the heels of the company's sale of its consumer products division to Del Monte Pacific Limited, which closed on Feb. 18, 2014.
The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program recommended that truDERMA discontinue certain claims for the company’s Troxyphen dietary supplement, including claims that the product is “safe and clinically researched.”
The West Virginia Senate on Tuesday voted 25-to-9 to make pseudoephedrine a Schedule IV prescription drug and exempt medicines that can’t easily be diverted to methamphetamine, according to published reports.
While flu activity declined slightly from the week prior, incidence of influenza-like illness rates remained above the national baseline for the week ended Feb. 8, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.