Genesis Today makes its way to Walmart
AUSTIN, Texas — Shortly after announcing a partnership with Walgreens, Genesis Today said it would bring its superfruit juices line to Walmart.
Beginning this month, the company will be extending its exclusive line of superfruit juice offerings with four new products that include first-to-market superfruit teas, omega-enriched orange juice and a lower-calorie acai juice.
As previously reported by Drug Store News, the beverage maker rolled out a multimedia campaign in September to emphasize the importance of superfruits in one’s diet.
Hero Nutritionals launches Healthy Indulgence line
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. — Hero Nutritionals has developed a multivitmain dark chocolate product, which will add to the company’s functional chocolate line.
The company on Nov. 5 announced that the Healthy Indulgence product line will launch with four varieties to help achieve daily wellness, bone health, weight loss and stress relief.
All Healthy Indulgence chocolate vitamins come with 28 individually wrapped pieces, each only 39 calories, and carry a suggested retail price of $28.99.
Report: FDA to crack down on alcohol-energy combo drinks
NEW YORK — The Food and Drug Administration could move on manufacturers of energy drinks that combine alcohol and caffeine as soon as Nov. 17, The New York Times reported Monday, citing unnamed state law enforcement officials across several states.
The New York Times report suggested the FDA may issue warning letters as a first step toward removing the products from the market.
At issue are safety concerns surrounding the combination beverages — which typically contain as much as 12% alcohol and as much caffeine as one cup of coffee. Several studies have suggested people become more intoxicated and engage in riskier behavior consuming the caffeinated alcohol drinks as compared to people drinking alcohol alone, the Times reported.