P&G, Walmart continue initiative with third family movie
CINCINNATI Procter & Gamble and Walmart are continuing their Family Movie Night initiative with a third made-for-TV family film.
The companies said that "A Walk in My Shoes," starring Nancy Travis, Philip Winchester and Yara Martinez, will premiere on Dec. 3 on NBC. The film builds on the success of the first two films in the Family Movie Night initiative, "Secrets of the Mountain" and "The Jensen Project."
"A Walk in My Shoes" also will feature a soundtrack produced by music mogul Randy Jackson that includes songs from such artists as Michael Johns, Judgement and Walking In Space, P&G and Walmart said. The "A Walk in My Shoes" DVD and soundtrack will be sold together in a bonus pack exclusively at Walmart starting Dec. 4.
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.