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Perrigo Expects Trans-Atlantic Boost: Eliminating Irish Tax Debt, Importing European Brands

In investor conference presentations, CEO Kessler says “we have a very strong case that the way we filed those taxes was correctly and the assessment should be 0,” and bringing its European consumer health brands to the US is “finally starting to really happen.”

OTC Drugs M & A

GSK Offloads Popular German OTCs To PharmaSGP

GSK divests non-core German OTC portfolio to local player PharmaSGP, which says it has gained "established brands" in the pain-relief and sleep-aid categories.

Germany Deals

Health And Wellness Weekly Trademark Review 15 June, 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.

Dietary Supplements OTC Drugs

Progress On Adding OTC Drugs To US Market? Room To Move But Label Format Limits Options

Changes for supporting OTC labeling for drugs currently available Rx-only and indicated for chronic, more complicated conditions, aren’t minor and won’t happen within limits of one-dimensional text media printed on OTC drug containers, packages and inserts.

FDA OTC Drugs

UK Vibrating Device Marketer Unshaken By Regulatory Action Against COVID-19 Claims

Psychologist Anthony Grant operates “Resonator.UK” and sells a device that vibrates on the 30kHz frequency at 30,000 times a second. Claims including “the only safe way to destroy a virus is to shake it to pieces” challenged by MHRA and consumers.

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Colgate Slams Industry Self-Regulation Review But Agrees To Pull Optic White Stain Removal Claim

BBB National Programs’ appeals panel decision “includes factual and substantive inaccuracies, is not in accordance with NARB procedures, and misstates Colgate’s positions and arguments,” Colgate says. Panel upheld findings agreeing with P&G’s challenge of “removes 10 years of yellow stains” claim.

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KKR To Pay $625m For Controlling Stake In FOGG Body Sprays Maker Vini Cosmetics

Since 2006, KKR has done around $5.7bn in private equity deals in India. Its latest target, Vini Cosmetics, has an expansive and fast-growing business in India and a presence in more than 50 other countries.

India Deals

Perrigo Expects Trans-Atlantic Boost: Eliminating Irish Tax Debt, Importing European Brands

In investor conference presentations, CEO Kessler says “we have a very strong case that the way we filed those taxes was correctly and the assessment should be 0,” and bringing its European consumer health brands to the US is “finally starting to really happen.”

OTC Drugs M & A

US Cosmetics Modernization Bill Relaunched, Now With Fragrance Allergen Labeling, PFAS Ban

The Personal Care Products Safety Act was reintroduced in the US Senate on 17 June with industry support including leading brands at big-name multinationals. The latest “Feinstein bill” for modernizing US cosmetics regulations purports to strengthen counterfeit product protections while floating additional requirements for fragrance allergen labeling and banning intentionally added PFAS.

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Germany's EVP Enters Spain's Supplements Market With Korott

German private-label specialist EVP Group is poised to enter the Spanish market with the acquisition of local supplements and cosmetics player Korott.

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Colgate Slams Industry Self-Regulation Review But Agrees To Pull Optic White Stain Removal Claim

BBB National Programs’ appeals panel decision “includes factual and substantive inaccuracies, is not in accordance with NARB procedures, and misstates Colgate’s positions and arguments,” Colgate says. Panel upheld findings agreeing with P&G’s challenge of “removes 10 years of yellow stains” claim.

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Cosmetic And Personal Care Weekly Trademark Review 15 June, 2021

Personal care and cosmetic product trademark filings compiled from the Official Gazette of the US Patent and Trademark Office, Class 3.

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German CBD Regulation ‘Moving Slowly In The Right Direction’

A recent court case and an upcoming federal election promise movement in Germany's cannbidiol market, stated Joscha Krauss, CEO of local manufacturer MH Medical Hemp GmbH, at the 18th European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) Annual Conference.

Germany Wellness

Retailers’ Advances In Tracking Customer Data Push Larger Class Action Settlements

Class action litigants gain larger settlements by subpoenaing retailers’ loyalty program data and customer analytics. 

Dietary Supplements Legal Issues

Tests Finding Smaller Contaminants Making Big Impact In Class Action Complaints

Lab tests can identify contaminants in supplements down to the parts-per-billion or even -trillion, increasing the number of class action suits alleging false “pure” and “free of” claims.

Dietary Supplements Legal Issues

Perrigo Expects Trans-Atlantic Boost: Eliminating Irish Tax Debt, Importing European Brands

In investor conference presentations, CEO Kessler says “we have a very strong case that the way we filed those taxes was correctly and the assessment should be 0,” and bringing its European consumer health brands to the US is “finally starting to really happen.”

OTC Drugs M & A

GSK Offloads Popular German OTCs To PharmaSGP

GSK divests non-core German OTC portfolio to local player PharmaSGP, which says it has gained "established brands" in the pain-relief and sleep-aid categories.

Germany Deals

Health And Wellness Weekly Trademark Review 15 June, 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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German CBD Regulation ‘Moving Slowly In The Right Direction’

A recent court case and an upcoming federal election promise movement in Germany's cannbidiol market, stated Joscha Krauss, CEO of local manufacturer MH Medical Hemp GmbH, at the 18th European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) Annual Conference.

Germany Wellness

J&J Sees ‘Enormous’ Potential In Personalized And Digitally-Supported Self-Care

J&J's senior director of medical affairs, EAME, Mark Watt, makes the case for the untapped potential of personalization through apps such as the company's Nicorette QuickMist SmartTrack product in this exclusive interview with HBW Insight. 

International Health

Over The Counter, 14 June 2021 – Vitamin D, Immunity And COVID-19, With Prof Martin Hewison

In this edition of HBW Insight's new 'Over The Counter' podcast, David Ridley (Senior Editor, EU) talks to University of Birmingham professor Martin Hewison about vitamin D's immunity benefits, whether it can help prevent infection with or lessen the effects of COVID-19 and what industry can do to help researchers unlock the potential of this trending dietary supplement ingredient.

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