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2009-08-24 10:05:20

Drug maker Warner Chilcott Ltd. said Monday it has purchased the prescription drug business of U.S. manufacturer Procter & Gamble Co. for $3.1 billion. The acquisition of the P&G pharmaceutical brands and employee talent is a transformational, strategic move for us, Roger Boissonneault, Warner Chilcott's president and chief executive officer, said in a statement. The acquisition transforms Warner Chilcott into a global pharmaceutical company, expands our presence in women's...

2009-08-24 07:30:00

CINCINNATI and ARDEE, Ireland, Aug. 24, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) and Warner Chilcott plc (Nasdaq: WCRX) today announced an agreement for the sale of P&G's global pharmaceuticals business to Warner Chilcott for an up-front cash payment of $3.1 billion. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/pg/39814/ (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090115/CLTH035LOGO-a ) Under the terms of the agreement,...

2009-07-14 12:35:00

CINCINNATI, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- ThinkVine, a marketing simulation & planning platform provider, announces that it has named Jamie Egasti, Former Folgers CEO, P&G Executive to its Board of Directors. Egasti is a 30-year veteran of Procter & Gamble. He has held increasing levels of responsibility in sales then marketing in the Food & Beverage businesses before moving to General Management of the Global Fabric & Home Care New Business Development group where he lead...

2009-06-30 09:22:00

13 Carnett's Car Wash Locations to Become Mr. Clean Car Wash on July 1 CINCINNATI, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG), through its subsidiary Agile Pursuits Franchising, Inc., established to oversee its franchising efforts, announced today it will officially open 13 Mr. Clean Car Wash and Oil Change multi-plex locations in Atlanta on July 1, 2009. Previously, these locations operated as Carnett's Car Washes. The 13 Mr. Clean Car Wash locations in Atlanta...

2009-03-27 15:17:00

Expanded Product, Operations and Social Responsibility Targets to be met by 2012 CINCINNATI, March 27, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) today announced significantly increased targets for its 2012 sustainability goals. The updates reflect the company's continued commitment and progress in improving the environmental profile of P&G's products and operations and bettering lives of children in need through its Live, Learn and Thrive(TM) corporate social...

2009-02-26 06:05:00

P&G, in Conjunction with Three Charitable Programs, Helps Keep Children in Developing Countries Healthy CINCINNATI, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- P&G (NYSE: PG) is empowering consumers to help keep children in developing nations healthy through GIVE Health, a campaign under the company's Live, Learn and Thrive corporate cause. Through a coupon redemption program with P&G brandSAVER, Give Health invites consumers to help raise one million dollars to give the gift of health...

2009-01-01 02:26:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- For the first time since its conception, the Charmin Restrooms were open on New Years Eve from 12am to 2am, offering the crowd of millions in Times Square a safe and clean bathroom haven after the 2009 ball dropped. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090101/LATH902) The millions who attended the New Year's Eve ball drop were asked by police to stay in their designated area starting at 3 PM. The city does not provide potable...

2008-12-18 07:00:00

DAYTON, Ohio, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In pursuit of their mission to enhance the lives of pets, Iams Veterinary Formulas launched Prostora(TM)Max, a new probiotic supplement for dogs that helps nutritionally manage digestive upsets -- such as diarrhea -- and helps maintain digestive health. This dietary supplement delivers clinical results with the patent-pending probiotic strain Bifidobacterium animalis. Probiotics are beneficial bacteria that provide health benefits to...

2008-10-29 12:00:15

CINCINNATI, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- P&G announced today that its PUR Water Filtration Systems (PUR) can remove more than 99 percent of pharmaceutical compounds from America's tap water using the PUR faucet filters and more than 96 percent with PUR pitchers.* According to a 2008 investigation by the Associated Press (AP), trace levels of a variety of pharmaceuticals -- including antibiotics, mood stabilizers and sex hormones -- have been identified in the drinking water...

2008-10-07 09:00:55

The American Pharmacists Association, or APhA Foundation has announced a contribution from Procter & Gamble for the development of a media center that will be part of the expanded and renovated APhA headquarters building in Washington, DC. The new building is currently under construction and is scheduled for completion in 2009. The media center will support various APhA communication functions such as media interviews, video production, and conferences. The content developed using...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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