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Additions to private label expo

New this year at Private Label Expo, April 4-6 in Las Vegas, is Contract Packaging Expo. It’s said to be America’s first pure trade show of packaging service providers for hard and soft consumer goods.
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USDA says OK to irradiation

In late December 1999, USDA issued its long-awaited rule permitting the irradiation of frozen or refrigerated raw meat and meat products to kill harmful microorganisms.
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What's in a name?

Does “dried plums” sound more appealing than “prunes”?
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Final rule on dietary supplements

Dietary supplement packages may bear structure/functions claims (those that claim the product affects the structure or function of the body) without FDA prior review, according to a final rule issued by FDA on Jan.
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Pouch is part of a 'brand block'

In a major packaging initiative, Heinz launches a stand-up bag with a TransZip™ resealable closure as a replacement for lay-flat plastic bags for all Ore-Ida frozen french fries, hash browns and tater tots.
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Wella finds a domestic source

When The Wella Corp. began marketing two hair care products in the U.S. that had succeeded in European markets, the unique bottle in which the product was packed had to be imported from Europe.
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Partition inserter for P&G bottles

Cincinnati-based Procter & Gamble’s recent decision to go nationwide with its 300-oz Press Tap container of liquid detergent (see PW, Feb. ‘99, p.8 or packworld.
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Food packs sparkle in DuPont Awards

From an Ocean Spray package that won the Diamond Award to a vacuum-insulated container for foods and other temperature-sensitive products, this year’s DuPont Award winners are an eclectic and innovative bunch.
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Easy-open package wins award

New pack design opens without requiring scissors.
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Consumers 'Agree': redesign a success

An unusual back-panel hologram label helps newly relaunched line of hair care products achieve phenomenal sales growth.
Vivelle-Dot patches are heat-sealed in individual pouches. Pouches are packed into individual folding cartons, visible to the ri
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Tiny patch 'dots' pharmaceutical landscape

Noven Pharmaceuticals employs a new cartoner to help introduce an estrogen replacement therapy patch sold to pharmacies and merchandised free as physician samples.
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A spoonful of guidance makes the packaging go down

FDA clarifies aspects of just-released ‘new’ drug packaging guidance. However, industry is very anxious about upcoming ‘old’ drug guidance.
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A spoonful of guidance makes the packaging go down (sidebar)

Prepackaging for pharmacists
The electronic tablet counter (above) is a twin-style system that funnels tablets down two parallel paths and into containers. A
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Vitamin maker counts on electronic filler

Steady sales growth at Jamieson Laboratories made it obvious that a new vitamin packaging line was needed. Electronic tablet counting brings big benefits.
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Vitamin maker counts on electronic filler (sidebar)

Materials makeover

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