The FDA is asking for public comment on whether “added sugars” should be included on the Nutrition Facts label. The CSPI and 72 health experts and organizations petitioned the agency to require the listing of added sugars on food labels.
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.