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  • August 31, 2006 - 2:27am
    The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) has reached a settlement in the lawsuit it filed on May 2, 2006 against Cumberland Swan Holdings, Inc. for trade dress infringement and false advertising of its Crest Pro-Health(R) oral rinse brand. Cumberland Swan denied those contentions, but has agreed to a Consent Judgment and will stop manufacturing, distributing and selling the infringing products. The remaining terms of the agreement were notmore...
  • August 30, 2006 - 8:08am

    'Mr. Dad' and Author Armin Brott Offers Diapering Tips to Help Make the Diaper-Changing Experience Easier for Dads

    Dads' role in parenting is evolving. More and more fathers are looking for new ways to bond with their children -- especially during the first months of their baby's life. Armin Brott, "Mr. Dad" and author of "The New Father: A Dad's Guide to the First Year," calls today's generation of dads the "trailblazers" as they are the first to do many things, like change diapers, which many of their own dads didn't do. According to a recentmore...
  • August 22, 2006 - 10:00am
    The Procter & Gamble Company's (NYSE: PG) Folgers brand today introduced Folgers Gourmet Selections, a distinctive variety of premium coffee blends and flavors meant for everyday enjoyment, marking the brand's first foray into the gourmet coffee segment. According to the National Coffee Association, the total consumption of gourmet coffee has reached an all-time high, with 63 percent of Americans saying they drank gourmet coffeemore...
  • August 22, 2006 - 9:48am

    - Radu Sigmerean Selected as Semi-Finalist in Gillette 'Face of Fusion' Contest -

    Gillette [PG] announced today that Radu Sigmerean, a 27-year-old sales associate from Orlando, Fla., was selected as a finalist in the "Face of Fusion" contest, a nationwide search to find the "face" of Gillette's new Fusion(TM) shaving system. Sigmerean received a Gillette Fusion prize pack and $500, and will vie for the national "Face of Fusion" title and grand prize: a 2006 Dodge Charger, a contract with Ford Models and the chance to appearmore...
  • August 21, 2006 - 7:00am

    - Tide's Free Laundry Service Committed to Offer Clean Clothes To Families Affected by Disasters -

    As the country braces for the 2006 hurricane season and the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina approaches, Tide(R) announces, in partnership with America's Second Harvest -- The Nation's Food Bank Network (ASH), its continuing commitment to families who are affected by disasters by reinstating the Tide CleanStart(TM) program. Since 1982, Procter & Gamble has partnered with ASH to donate available products to charitable organizations. Tidemore...
  • August 16, 2006 - 11:38am
    Editors are advised that high-resolution photos are available to accompany the news release, Oral-B Powers Up Brushing Routines With New Line of Affordable Power Toothbrushes, issued earlier today by Procter & Gamble. Members of the media may download the photos at no charge from the following online archive: AP Archive Topic Gallery: http://photoarchive.ap.org more...
  • August 16, 2006 - 11:24am

    In Wake of New Security Regulations Banning Most Toiletries in Carry-On Luggage, Crest Offers Free Smile Packs of Toothpaste, Rinse and Floss at Major Avis Locations

    Airline passengers may not have a lot to smile about lately, but America's leading oral care brand Crest hopes to brighten their day a bit. Starting this week and continuing while supplies last, Crest is offering more than 25,000 free Crest Smile Packs -- each worth more than $10 (retail value). Packs include full-size toothpaste, rinse and dental floss and will be available to travelers exclusively at Avis locations in 25 of the top US airportsmore...
  • August 16, 2006 - 9:00am

    Michigan Resident Wins Chance to Get Behind the Scenes with the Dallas Cowboys For the Entire 2006 NFL Season

    The Dallas Cowboys have just announced a surprise new team member, Chris V. from Michigan for the upcoming season. Chris is the grand prize winner of the Prilosec OTC NFL Season of a Lifetime Sweepstakes which, for the first time will allow one lucky fan and three guests unprecedented access to their favorite NFL team for the 2006 season. Chris, a 32-year old software developer, has been an avid football fan his entire life. Once hemore...
  • August 15, 2006 - 6:39pm

    At Under $20, New Oral-B Vitality Precision Clean Reduces Up to 2x More Plaque Than a Regular Manual Toothbrush

    P&G (NYSE: PG) today announced the introduction of Oral-B Vitality, a new line of affordable power toothbrushes now available in stores. The introduction of Vitality marks the first time that a line up of effective power toothbrushes will be available for an affordable price of less than $20, including a brush with Sonic technology. The new Oral-B toothbrush can help the more than 80% of Americans who still use a regular manual brush step-upmore...
  • August 14, 2006 - 8:08am

    12 Million Men in U.S. at Risk for this Fragile Bone Disease

    On August 11, 2006, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Actonel(R) (risedronate sodium tablets) 35 mg for treatment to increase bone mass in men with osteoporosis. FDA approval of this new indication for Actonel opens the door for more men with osteoporosis to benefit from Actonel treatment. Actonel 5 mg was approved in 2000 for use in men and women to prevent and treat certain forms of steroid-induced osteoporosis. Actonel 35more...