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Got graphics?

In a recent packaging redesign of its Kemps-brand dairy products, Minneapolis, MN-based Marigold Foods decided to keep the trademark cow image that has defined the brand for years.
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Cookie appeal

In order to broaden its market from the East Coast to the entire U.S., Richmond, VA-based Kathleen’s Bake Shop enlisted the help of Beatley Gravitt Communications (Richmond, VA).
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Caution on organic seal urged

The GMA and the NFPA warned USDA that its proposed seal of certification for organic foods may mislead consumers into thinking organic foods are better in some way than conventional foods.
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Time running out

The Clinton administration is running out of time to leave its imprint on federal policy. Continued partisanship and the current focus on the November elections make further legislation problematic, so in many cases the administration is using regulation and executive orders to achieve its goals.
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Call for uniform food safety label system

The multiplicity of different warning labels on food packages and other consumer products is confusing to consumers and, in many cases, has led consumers to discount or disregard the warnings, according to the Food Marketing Institute (FMI).
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GMA evaluates Massachusetts plan

The GMA strongly supports the Product Stewardship Initiative that will be a central component of Massachusetts’ source reduction strategy. Under this initiative, the state works cooperatively with product manufacturers to decrease the amount of product packaging and provide for more reuse opportunities.
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Wyoming meat labeling law unconstitutional

Retailers and wholesalers who sell imported meat in Wyoming are now required to label the meat “imported” and state its country of origin, thanks to recent amendments to Wyoming’s Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.
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FDA issues first Medication Guide

The FDA announced in late August that it had developed a Medication Guide for the prescription drug Lotronex, which is used in treatment for a form of irritable bowel syndrome.
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Perrier debuts gulpable water

The Perrier Group of America introduces its first ever PET water bottle with a 43-mm, wide-mouth opening.
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Plastics to expand through 2002

Although a lack of automation is hindering growth in productivity in the plastics industry, shipments of plastics products are expected to reach a record $145 billion by 2002.
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Paintball packs aim to protect

When Plymouth, MN-based Palco Marketing decided to change the packaging for its water-based paintballs, it teamed with Brookdale Plastics (Plymouth, MN) to create a package that would not only grab the attention of consumers, but also better protect the delicate paintballs.
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Stand-up pouch soars

A resealable, stand-up pouch for 4 lb of frozen chicken wings sold at club stores won the Golden Cylinder award for top-quality gravure printing.
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The softer side of Unilever

Just reaching store shelves nationwide is a redesigned package for 100-oz Whisk, All and Surf laundry detergent brands from Greenwich, CT-based Unilever.
Flagship product, in six sizes of PET bottles, features first-in-category holo label and a new trigger sprayer.
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Simply dazzling holo redesign

A major repackaging for Simple Green® products, set for mid-November introduction, centers on eye-catching holographic labels affixed to new PET containers.

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