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Rexall Sundown touts 'label within a label'

Rexall Sundown in February began marketing its Sundown® line of herbal supplement capsules in high-density polyethylene bottles adorned with what Rexall refers to as a Twist N' Learn(TM) label.
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Baxter softens PVC stance

"For certain IV bags, we're looking to replace PVC. That would happen gradually, on a product-by-product basis because of the long period of time required for regulatory submission and approval," according to Deborah Spak, senior manager in communications for Baxter Intl.
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Hormel's pack makes bacon ready-to-eat

For the first time, fully precooked bacon strips are now available virtually anywhere in the supermarket. A new thermoformed MAP flexible package allows Hormel Foods, Austin, MN, to pack oxygen-sensitive cooked bacon slices without refrigeration for up to four months.
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Supplement labels

Dietary supplement labels now must contain more complete information, including a clear identity statement, a complete list of ingredients and a new "Supplement Facts" information panel.
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Two chambers are better than one

A compelling dual-chamber design for Unilever Home & Personal Care's new Dove Nutrium body wash makes for more than just an eye-catching bottle. According to the company, separating the body wash (white chamber) from the moisturizer (pink chamber) maximizes the benefits of the two formulas.
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New tube attracts Asian market

A sleek new tube carries on the Elizabeth Arden tradition of understated elegance. The 4.2-oz tube of Visible Whitening Foaming Cleanser is made solely for the Asian market--Japan, Korea and the Asia-Pacific regions.
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Bottled water labeling

Bottled water may be safe, but the environmental activist group Natural Resources Defense Council petitioned FDA to set strict limits for a wide variety of contaminants in bottled water and to require bottled water labels to disclose contaminants.
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Clarification

In the March issue of Packaging World, a p. 36 story about a paint pouch marketed by Testor Corp. identified the flexible film structure incorrectly.
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OTC drugs sport new labels

Over-the-counter drugs must contain a new standardized format label designed to make it easier for consumers to understand a drug's benefits, risks and proper use, according to a new regulation from the U.S.
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Retro promotional tray

To promote the 45th Anniversary of its original TV dinner, Swanson packaged 45 of its TV dinners in the original non-microwavable aluminum tray during a three-month period that ends in May.
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Packaging blamed in recall

Airtight packaging was blamed for the voluntary recall of one million carbon monoxide detectors by Kidde Safety, the country's largest manufacturer or these popular household devices.
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TAPPI announces Disney exhibit

The Technical Assn. of the Pulp and Paper Industry has announced it will host an interactive exhibit to showcase the paper industry's use of science and technology at the Innoventions attraction at Epcot® in The Walt Disney World® Resort.
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ANSI standards on-line

The American National Standards Institute, in its continuing effort to move toward electronic document distribution, has begun delivering its Standards Action newsletter solely via the Web, eliminating the hard-copy version.
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Name change for Vegas show

The Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (Arlington, VA) has announced that Pack Expo West will now be called Pack Expo Las Vegas. The show is scheduled for October 18-20 in Las Vegas, NV.
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Clarification

On p. 96 of the March issue of Packaging World, we incorrectly stated that Robbie Mfg. of Lenexa, KS, won a 1998 DuPont award for the Bueno Foods package.

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