Managing Editor – Europe
Latest From Tom Gallen
Procter & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson and Nestlé are among a group of companies supporting a European trial of digital watermark technology designed to reduce product packaging waste.
Topical corticosteroid medicines, including OTC products, sold in the UK will carry new information about the risks of withdrawal reactions following a review by regulator MHRA.
Germany's PharmaSGP blamed ongoing lockdowns for falling first-half sales, but said it could see light at the end of the tunnel, with the OTC market expected to recover in the second half of the year.
The latest European consumer health industry appointments: GSK names Southern Europe head and adds media chief; Enzymatica's new CEO makes early start; and France's ANSES hires risk assessment director.
J&J Consumer Health's worldwide chairman Thibaut Mongon told the recent Barclays Consumer Staples conference that COVID-19 had accelerated the shift to digital and what consumers expect from OTC brands.
Italy has set up a new committee to oversee its booming food supplements market with a remit of consumer protection and advising on proportionate regulation.