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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Cadbury Dairy Milk Wrapper Redesign Launches

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 08/11/2013 - 09:00:00

Cadbury Dairy Milk Wrapper Redesign Launches

More vibrant colours, a new font style, revised images and a smartphone-enabled QR code all feature in Cadbury's 23rd Dairy Milk wrapper redesign

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Food-Preserving Packaging Extends Product Lives

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 05/11/2013 - 07:35:00

Food-Preserving Packaging Extends Product Lives

Under test conditions, Symphony Environmental and Janssen's D2P product has shown it can extend cheese and bread's shelf lives while keeping them free of contamination

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Five-Can Heinz Beanz Multipack Launches

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 30/10/2013 - 08:50:00

Five-Can Heinz Beanz Multipack Launches

Never-before available five-can packs sit in between Heinz's four- and six-can Beanz packs, giving consumers an unprecedented range from which to choose

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