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NIH, CDC Distributing OTC COVID-19 Tests In US Study On Reducing Community Transmission

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Is The Tide Turning For EU Prebiotics And Probiotics Regulation?

More EU countries than you might think allow the terms "prebiotic" and "probiotic" on food supplement labels, suggests a survey from consultancy firm Sandwalk Bioventures. HBW Insight speaks to Sandwalk's managing director, Luis Gosalbez, about a possible move towards liberalization in the region among member states, as well as a way forward for EU regulators lagging behind this localized movement. 

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These Letters Are Not Tests: US FDA Warns Firms’ OTC Products Are Not Approved COVID-19 Tests

Five firms' “representations create a false impression that [their] products have been authorized for emergency use by FDA and are misleading," states FDA's medical device center. 

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Raising Corporate Taxes Would Put US Investment At Risk, J&J CFO Warns

"I don't know why folks are anxious to have a race to the top in terms of rates," Joseph Wolk ways. After US tax reform in 2017, lowering the standard tax rate from 35% to 21%, J&J committed to increasing US investment 15% over the next four years. 

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Q1 Consumer Health Earnings Preview: GSK, Sanofi And Bayer

Likely talking points when three of the biggest global consumer health players report Q1 results include: GSK's separation plan and the influence of a new major investor; Sanofi's program to divest over half of its OTC brands; and Bayer's ability to sustain higher sales of dietary supplements post-COVD-19.

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P&G Begins US Price Increases In Baby And Feminine Care, Could Expand To Health, Beauty

P&G plans up to double-digit price increases in US baby care, feminine care and adult incontinence and will analyze raw material costs and foreign exchange impacts in its other product categories for other pricing changes.

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J&J’s Consumer Health Product Sales Slump In Comparison A Year After COVID-19 Stockpiling

Worldwide consumer health sales in January-March period were down 3.3% to $3.5bn with results off 7.4% to $1.6bn in the US and up 0.5% to $1.9bn internationally. However, excluding “COVID-19 comparison” in the year-ago period, the consumer health segment grew low-single-digits.

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US Market For OTC COVID-19 Tests Transitions From Unmet Demand To Multiple Choices

Abbott’s’s distribution of its BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Self Test to US retailers increases to three the number of OTC tests for the virus that CVS offers, along with Ellume’s and Labcorp’s test kits also available under EUAs granted by FDA.

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Beauty Launch News In Brief: Celeb Scents, 'Clean' Baby Care, Female Hair-Loss Products And ... Flip-Flops?

From Revlon’s latest celeb fragrances to OPI-inspired flip-flops, beauty launch news.

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Raising Corporate Taxes Would Put US Investment At Risk, J&J CFO Warns

"I don't know why folks are anxious to have a race to the top in terms of rates," Joseph Wolk ways. After US tax reform in 2017, lowering the standard tax rate from 35% to 21%, J&J committed to increasing US investment 15% over the next four years. 

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P&G Begins US Price Increases In Baby And Feminine Care, Could Expand To Health, Beauty

P&G plans up to double-digit price increases in US baby care, feminine care and adult incontinence and will analyze raw material costs and foreign exchange impacts in its other product categories for other pricing changes.

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J&J’s Consumer Health Product Sales Slump In Comparison A Year After COVID-19 Stockpiling

Worldwide consumer health sales in January-March period were down 3.3% to $3.5bn with results off 7.4% to $1.6bn in the US and up 0.5% to $1.9bn internationally. However, excluding “COVID-19 comparison” in the year-ago period, the consumer health segment grew low-single-digits.

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Pocono Organics Sprouts Full-Spectrum Cannabinoids Line Grown In Regenerative Farming

Pennsylvania firm's CBD line is only one with the Rodale Institute’s logo to indicate the high standards and responsible farming practices used to make the items. The line includes artisanal, small-batch tinctures, creams, salve sticks, lip balms, massage oil and bath bombs.

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Amyris Announces Gen Z-Focused EcoFabulous As Latest Acquisition In $12m Portfolio Enrichment

Brands under development and recent acquisitions including EcoFabulous, Costa Brazil and Terasana will account for around 20% of overall 2021 revenue in Amyris’ Consumer business, according to the firm, which aspires to be the “L’Oreal of clean beauty.”

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Direct Seller’s Advertising Mixing Boosting Health With Building Wealth Made Known To FTC

Bulavita didn’t respond to Direct Selling Regulatory Council’s inquiry on claims its supplements could boost the immune system against COVID-19. In an assessment of the claims, the industry self-regulation group it would refer its questions to the FTC.

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Raising Corporate Taxes Would Put US Investment At Risk, J&J CFO Warns

"I don't know why folks are anxious to have a race to the top in terms of rates," Joseph Wolk ways. After US tax reform in 2017, lowering the standard tax rate from 35% to 21%, J&J committed to increasing US investment 15% over the next four years. 

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Q1 Consumer Health Earnings Preview: GSK, Sanofi And Bayer

Likely talking points when three of the biggest global consumer health players report Q1 results include: GSK's separation plan and the influence of a new major investor; Sanofi's program to divest over half of its OTC brands; and Bayer's ability to sustain higher sales of dietary supplements post-COVD-19.

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Inner Glow Vitamins Launches Latest Sun Protection In A Pill

Sun protection is not an unheard-of claim in the dietary supplement space, but it has proven a problematic one from regulatory and legal standpoints.

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P&G Begins US Price Increases In Baby And Feminine Care, Could Expand To Health, Beauty

P&G plans up to double-digit price increases in US baby care, feminine care and adult incontinence and will analyze raw material costs and foreign exchange impacts in its other product categories for other pricing changes.

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UK CBD Limbo Continues – Full List Of ‘Legal’ Products Delayed Until June

A provisional list of CBD products that can continue to legally be sold in the UK has been issued by the Food Standards Agency. However the list currently only includes products from three suppliers and will not be complete until June 2021, meaning the vast majority of companies face a nervy wait.

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In Flood Of 2020 Sanitizer Launches, Unilever’s Suave Brand Tops US Category Sales

Unilever’s Suave brand led new sanitizer product sales in 2020, when hand sanitizers total sales grew 569%, according to IRI. Sales of rinseable hand-soap sales grew 64% and antiseptics 19%.

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Health And Wellness Trademark Review 13 April, 2021

Trademarks are registered and published for opposition with the US Patent and Trademark Office and are published weekly in the agency's Official Gazette.

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Tylenol Leads OTC Acetaminophen Sales Surge After Ibuprofen Scare During Pandemic – IRI

J&J leads sales growth in OTC pain relief and allergy categories in 2020 as its brands benefited from competing products’ problems and COVID-19’s impact of consumer habits. IRI reveals winning brands that kept a focus on maintaining health in 2020.

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