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Candy container for captured creatures

Amurol Confections had kid collectors in mind with its Bug City package, a polystyrene jar filled with 2.4 oz of insect-shaped candy tarts. The Bug City product is not new.
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New wrap powers energy bar

A new wrapper is flexing its muscle by adding functionality and informative graphics for PowerBar® Performance(TM) energy bars. Launched in July, the wrapper represents the first redesign for Berkeley, CA-based PowerBar® Inc.
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Veryfine grabs for added sales with new bottles

The latest hot-filled plastic bottle from Veryfine has a unique grip molded into the sidewalls just above the top of the colorful full-wrap film label.
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Herbal labeling?

In a late September meeting, there remained disagreement between the herbal remedy industry and regulators over what types of claims should be allowed on herbal remedies.
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New egg labeling

USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has decreed that as of August 1999 egg cartons must bear a label indicating that eggs must be refrigerated and that uncracked, uncooked eggs must be kept at a temperature of 45°F while being processed and shipped to consumers.
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Food claims at risk, too?

A leading expert on food labeling says FDA's position on dietary supplement labeling is likely to mean food manufacturers also will face closer scrutiny of their claims.
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Organic labeling

USDA is expected to issue a second draft of its organic labeling regulations by the end of the year. Bowing to pressure from the organics industry, the latest draft will include a stricter definition of what can be labeled organic.
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Retaining part-time help

Part-time and temporary workers could rise to 30% of America's workforce. Here's how management can help such hires produce.
New for the Jobe?s line of outdoor fertilizer spikes this year are stand-up plastic pouches (below) that resist water when dis
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Plastic packs let Jobe's grow outdoors

Easy Gardener introduces a stand-up pouch and overwrapped "cookie pack" for its outdoor plant, tree and garden fertilizers. Replacing paperboard cartons, the plastic packs withstand moisture in flourishing outdoor lawn-and-garden centers.
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Jar line is a royal flush (sidebar)

Shrink bander, jar labeler contribute to line speed, ease
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Honey shows off in clear PET (sidebar)

A bear of a bottle
Director of packaging technology Bruce Cohen of Glaxo Wellcome subscribes to the theory that when valued packaging talent leave
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Employee retention through TLC

Want to keep packaging professionals from seeking opportunities elsewhere? Demonstrate clearly how much you want them in your 'career tent.'
Plant technician Terry Boocks demonstrates the ink-jet coder?s pushbutton changeover (above) as he verifies the settings against
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Pennzoil buttons up coder problems

New small-character ink-jet coders provide one-button shutdown and start-up while cutting maintenance time by at least 50% compared to previous coders.
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Home meal replacements stay hot (sidebar)

Home-delivered HMRs
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