Ben & Jerry’s remixes classic flavors in new formats

CENTER STORE Ben & Jerry’s is kicking off 2018 by launching an array of new product offerings. The Los Angeles-based company is adding truffle-inspired flavors, non-dairy options and expanding the Pint Slices line. “We wanted to bring the WOW factor to our fans for 2018,” Craig Koskiniemi, Ben & Jerry’s Flavor Guru, said. “As a …

Jack Link’s debuts portable snacks, announces leadership team addition

CENTER STORE Jack Link’s is expanding its product line by launching an array of protein-based portable snacks, which incorporate the brand’s classic flavors mixed in with a few untraditional options for consumers. The new offerings added to the Minong, Wis.-based company’s portfolio include: Lorissa’s Kitchen Beef Sticks is made from 100% grass-fed beef and is …

Go-Gurt, Sour Patch Kids team up on sour and sweet snack option

CENTER STORE Jack Link’s is expanding its product line by launching an array of protein-based portable snacks, which incorporate the brand’s classic flavors mixed in with a few untraditional options for consumers. The new offerings added to the Minong, Wis.-based company’s portfolio include: Lorissa’s Kitchen Beef Sticks is made from 100% grass-fed beef and is …

Grandparents Help Shape Kids' Views on Aging

SATURDAY, Jan. 13, 2018 — Kids who have a good relationship with their grandparents are less likely to become prejudiced against old people, a new study has found. That prejudice, known as ageism, is fairly common in children, even in those as young as 3, according to researchers from the University of Liege in Belgium. …

Community pharmacist given New Year Honour

A Scottish community pharmacist has been recognised in the New Year Honours list. Source: Courtesy, Sally Arnison Sally Arnison, pharmacist and director of Barnton Pharmacy and Travel Clinic in Edinburgh, told the Pharmaceutical Journal she was hugely humbled to have become a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) Sally Arnison, pharmacist and …

New Tax Law Means End of Obamacare's Individual Mandate

FRIDAY, Dec. 22, 2017 — With a flourish of his pen, President Donald Trump on Friday signed into law the biggest revamping of the U.S. tax code in three decades. It also means the end of the Affordable Care Act’s controversial individual mandate. The Republican-led tax measure repeals the mandate, which required most Americans to …

Final November concessionary prices issued, but some not agreed

Source: Courtesy, PSNC Sue Sharpe, chair of the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee, said many of the concessionary drug prices the Department of Health have agreed are “lower than we had sought and some concessions applied for have not been granted” The government has issued its final list of concessionary drug prices for November 2017, which has …

Race, Age Bias Exists in U.S. Medical Care: Survey

THURSDAY, Dec. 14, 2017 — Nearly 20 percent of older people who’ve sought care for chronic illness say they experienced discrimination in the U.S. health system, a new study reports. Racial discrimination was the most common kind, but the study also revealed discrimination based on ancestry, gender, age, religion, weight or physical appearance, physical disability, …