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Perrigo's media releases will keep you updated on the latest news, product launches, foundation gifts and events across the organization.

This week we celebrate the week of the heart ❤ in Belgium. Did you know that our brand Arterin® is market leader in Belgium for food supplements in the cholesterol market? This is only possible thanks to great teamwork of our entire organisation! Want to discover our star product Arterin® Cholesterol, trusted by Belgian Health Care Professionals and patients? Check out our Arterin® Cholesterol movie or visit arterin.be and take care of your ❤
 

ALLEGAN, Michigan — The Perrigo Company Charitable Foundation is pleased to announce that it has donated a total of $200,000 to Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes (JA) to support educational advancement for young people by providing them with real world experiences needed to be successful future citizens. An amount of $125,000 of this donation will go towards a Junior Achievement BizTown Storefront sponsorship. JA BizTown is a learning lab for fifth and sixth-grade students where they operate a town and learn to be good citizens, consumers, and employees. The Perrigo Outlet Store will establish a storefront in this simulation that will operate similarly to the retail shop it operates in Allegan...

ALLEGAN, Michigan — The Perrigo Company Charitable Foundation is pleased to announce that it has donated $200,000 to Special Olympics Michigan’s Building Tomorrow’s Champions Campaign. The campaign supports the transformation of the former South Christian High School in Grand Rapids into the Special Olympics Michigan Unified Sports and Inclusion Center, which will become the largest Special Olympics facility in the world focusing on inclusion and health...

GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan, February 3, 2021 -- Perrigo Company plc (NYSE; TASE: PRGO), a leading provider of Quality, Affordable Self-Care Products, is pleased to announce that its team members, in conjunction with the Perrigo Company Charitable Foundation, donated $600,000 to local United Ways in 2020.  The donations consisted of $250,000 in contributions from Perrigo’s team members, which was matched dollar for dollar by the Perrigo Company Charitable Foundation, for a total donation of $500,000....
 

Dublin, Ireland -- January 28, 2021 -- Perrigo Company plc (NYSE; TASE: PRGO), a leading provider of Quality, Affordable Self-Care Products, is pleased to announce its support of the 57th BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE), which took place virtually on Wednesday, January 6 through Friday, January 8 in Dublin, Ireland.  As an event sponsor, Perrigo donated €40,000 to further assist in cultivating and nurturing the future scientists of Ireland through its non-profit organisation, the Perrigo Company Charitable Foundation. 


Designed to raise schools’ engagement in the critical subjects of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), the Exhibition calls upon students aged 12-19 years from all over the island of Ireland to showcase innovative science and technology projects to approximately 50,000 visitors each year. The conference took place in a virtual format for the first time this year, providing free access to guests from around the world to the very best of science and technology. 


“At Perrigo, we are dedicated to supporting local organizations where we work and live, and programs that advance health and wellness through science, technology and innovation,” said Dr. Grainne Quinn, Chief Medical Officer of Perrigo. “We are proud to support STEM education in Ireland through our sponsorship of BTYSTE and look forward to continuing to play a role in inspiring and developing Ireland’s next generation of innovative leaders. Cultivating and nurturing the talent of our future scientists and engineers has never been more important.” 


In addition to its support of BTYSTE, in 2020 the Perrigo Company Charitable Foundation has supported a variety of organisations across Ireland to advance its mission of enhancing the health, well-being and education of individuals and communities worldwide donating more than €300,000. 
 

Allegan, Michigan – November 19, 2020 – Perrigo Company plc (NYSE; TASE: PRGO), a leading provider of Quality, Affordable Self-Care Products, is pleased to announce the fourth year of its “Quitting is Better” campaign in partnership with the American Cancer Society (ACS).

Since 2017, Perrigo has supported the American Cancer Society’s efforts to provide tools and resources for people seeking information, help, and guidance to quit smoking. The ACS is committed to attacking cancer from every angle, which includes helping people quit smoking. Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of cancer and cancer deaths in the United States. 

This year’s exclusive partnership for Perrigo’s nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) smoking cessation products promises to be the most successful campaign to date with a first-of-its-kind store brand category promotion available to all of the Company’s customers.  As part of the campaign partnership, Perrigo is providing participating retailers with print and digital promotional materials, including on-pack messaging, shelf signage, store displays, store circular advertisements, and digital content to support online offers and loyalty programs.

Allegan, Michigan – November 11, 2020 – Perrigo Company’s Michigan Finance team found a creative way to raise money and give back to an area nonprofit, as organizations face increased funding pressures and canceled fundraiser events due to COVID-19. About 100 Perrigo team members moved their annual volunteer initiative online, raising approximately $36,500 for Kids’ Food Basket’s (KFB) ‘Feeding our Future’ expansion campaign for Allegan and Ottawa counties, where Perrigo manufactures its quality and affordable over-the-counter self-care products. 

Dublin, Ireland – October 27, 2020 – Perrigo Company plc (NYSE; TASE: PRGO), the leading provider of Quality, Affordable Self-Care Products, announced today that it is building a new North American Corporate Headquarters in the heart of Grand Rapids, Michigan. The new headquarters will augment Perrigo’s existing presence in West Michigan, which was established in 1887 and now includes extensive operations in Allegan, Holland and Grand Rapids.

Perrigo’s new offices will be constructed in Michigan State University’s (MSU) expanding Grand Rapids Innovation Park, a public-private partnership that is bringing together academic medicine, healthcare delivery and other partners interested in the transformation of health. The location places Perrigo, the world’s leading over-the-counter health and wellness organization, in the company of academic, research and clinical experts found within the medical park network.

DUBLIN, Sept. 17, 2020-- Perrigo Company plc (NYSE; TASE: PRGO) today announced a voluntary U.S. nationwide recall of albuterol sulfate inhalation aerosol to the retail level after previously halting production and distribution. These actions are being taken out of an abundance of caution as a result of complaints that some units may not dispense due to clogging. Perrigo's generic albuterol sulfate inhalation aerosol was developed in partnership with and manufactured by Catalent Pharma Solutions.

DUBLIN, Sept. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Perrigo Company plc (NYSE: PRGO; TASE) today announced that it has launched the store brand equivalent of over-the-counter ("OTC") Voltaren® Arthritis Pain (diclofenac sodium topical gel, 1%) to its retail partners and the product is now available in the U.S. nationwide. Perrigo's abbreviated new drug application ("ANDA") for OTC diclofenac sodium topical gel, 1% is the first store brand ANDA to receive approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

 

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