FDA Nutritional Data Labels Revision Expected

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 24/01/2014 - 07:25:00

FDA Nutritional Data Labels Revision Expected

Food labels used by US consumers to obtain nutritional data are set to be updated for the first time in more than two decades

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Peelable Ready Meal Lidding Solution Launched

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 10/01/2014 - 07:05:00

Peelable Ready Meal Lidding Solution Launched

A peelable ready meal lid has been launched that does away with the need for cardboard sleeves, cuts down on packaging in general and lowers associated cost levels

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New York Polystyrene Foam Ban Approved

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 03/01/2014 - 05:30:00

New York Polystyrene Foam Ban Approved

New York set to join Amherst, Seattle and many other US cities in which environmentally-damaging polystyrene foam cups and food containers are banned

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M&S Set To End Gender-Packaged Toys

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 18/12/2013 - 07:50:00

M&S Set To End Gender-Packaged Toys

Gender-separated toy packaging will no longer be sold in Marks & Spencer from Spring 2014 onwards, officials announce after complaints of gender bias

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Medicines Recalled After Safety Seal Concerns

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 13/12/2013 - 08:35:00

Medicines Recalled After Safety Seal Concerns

Pharmaceutical firm Novartis has launched a major recall campaign after it emerged that certain products' tamper seals may be faulty

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Bisphenol Exposure May Be Headache Cause

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 03/12/2013 - 09:45:00

Bisphenol Exposure May Be Headache Cause

Plastic water bottles and cups could be triggering headaches in millions of the world's residents, according to the results of a new study

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British Plain Cigarette Packs Move Expected

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 29/11/2013 - 05:25:00

British Plain Cigarette Packs Move Expected

Britain looks set to become the next country to adopt plain cigarette packaging rules after indicating, on 28 November, that it would make tobacco firms debrand their products

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Tomato Skin Tin Can Packaging Project Progresses

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 27/11/2013 - 05:30:00

Tomato Skin Tin Can Packaging Project Progresses

European researchers are studying ways to integrate tomato waste products into packaging, launching the BIOCOPAC programme to develop a range of bio-based tin can lacquers

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Country-of-Origin Meat Label Rule Introduced

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 25/11/2013 - 07:55:00

Country-of-Origin Meat Label Rule Introduced

A new US meat packet labelling rule was adopted on 23 November 2013 that means packers and retailers must give consumers more data on the origin of their meat

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EU Tyre Labels Haven't Influenced Consumers

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 18/11/2013 - 10:30:00

EU Tyre Labels Haven't Influenced Consumers

Car tyre performance labels seem to be ignored in the main by EU consumers, according to study results unveiled in mid-November 2013

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