The jury remains out on whether or not the radiation emitted by a cell phone and absorbed by the body during use is harmful, but the industry itself is taking the lead on providing information to consumers on packaging and package inserts.
Distillers applying to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (BATF) for approval of a liquor bottle that has the label etched, painted onto or embossed directly on the container must submit a filled bottle along with their label application.
New blow-on print-and-apply labelers at UK tomato packer Hazlewood VHB have vastly improved labeling efficiencies. The Littlehampton, England, firm installed five Sirius labelers in late ’99, three in its Ash facility and two in Littlehampton.
The California Association of Winegrape Growers is pressing the BATF to revise its labeling standards so consumers understand that flavored wines are not required to meet the same content standards as traditional table wine.