News tagged with food companies

Cut down on salt, government says -- and calories

(AP) -- You should eat less salt, the government says. A lot less. It won't be easy. Consumers will need help from food companies if they are going to meet the government's ambitious new goals, announced Monday, for half ...

Jan 31, 2011
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Drug industry presses FDA to allow more online ads

(AP) -- As federal regulators take their first tentative steps toward policing the wild west of medical information online, pharmaceutical companies are pressing their case to market drugs via Google, Twitter and other Web ...

Nov 11, 2009
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FDA panel unanimously backs Regeneron eye drug

(AP) -- A panel of federal health experts voted unanimously in favor of a new eye drug from Regeneron, bringing the company one step closer to competing against a blockbuster Roche drug that currently dominates the market.

Jun 17, 2011
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Australia proposes tough cigarette packaging rules

(AP) -- Tobacco companies in Australia will be forced to strip all logos from their cigarette packages and replace them with graphic images such as cancer-riddled mouths and sickly children under legislation unveiled Thursday ...

Apr 07, 2011
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