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FDA proposes labeling for nonpasteurized juices

Agency specifies explicit warning statement for juices that aren't pasteurized. But NFPA wanted more.
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Common sense in the workplace, Japanese style

The U.S. version of this book is published by McGraw-Hill (New York, NY) for $24.95. Copyright holder is the Kaizen Institute, Tokyo, Japan.
Currently the packaging operation at Hemosol is done manually, but plans call for more automation once Hemolink goes commercial
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Longer life for life-saving blood product

SiOX-coated film delivers the barrier properties required for this human blood substitute product. Film clarity lets clinicians perform important visual inspection.
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Advances in plastics to dominate K'98

Dsseldorf, Germany, will serve as the center of the plastics world October 22-29 when K'98 opens. Plastics in medical use, including packaging, will be the focus of special exhibits and presentations.
After PET preforms are unscrambled and oriented by an overhead device, they?re sent down this track into a wheel that inverts t
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Integrated manufacturing is the island way

Management at this start-up water marketer decides that the only way to assure bottle availability and top quality is to blow its own PET bottles in-line with its brand new filling line.
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Book 'transports' distribution packaging knowledge

New publication aids those responsible for specifying packages for shipping. Package designers and distribution students will be helped, too.
Farm Fresh uses the IML packaging to support a high retail price for its upscale Alaskan Classics ice cream, licensed from Denal
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Packaging positions ice cream for upscale sales (sidebar)

Positioning for high retail pricing
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FDA to streamline dietary supplement labels (sidebar)

FDA 'dumps' laxative package
The bowl is thermoformed from a three-layer sheet that includes a proprietary sealant layer that ensures seal integrity yet stil
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Caito says, 'We'll do it ourselves'

This Indianapolis produce wholesaler is breaking into a whole new market segment as it brings its 12-oz Fresh Line fruit bowls to supermarket produce departments in the Midwest.
Fremont?s new display shipper (right) provides customers like Western Family a store-friendly case that shows off the product
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Displaying a concern for retailers' needs

Fremont custom-designs a new type of display-ready, film-wrapped shipper around the needs of supermarket customers. A new case-packing/shrink-wrapping line makes the design a production reality, paid for by materials savings.
Clear pouches containing vibrantly colored shampoo and bath products (top) can be filled nearly to the top thanks to a unique
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Clear pouch cuts through personal care clutter

A clear stand-up pouch differentiates shampoo and bath products for a youthful demographic in the U.K.
Hewlett-Packard?s tape drives are placed in a clamshell-style suspension package (above), which is then placed into an outer box
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High-tech manufacturers retool protective packaging

Tektronix and Hewlett-Packard adopt suspension packaging that helps them keep pace with rapid product introductions.
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FDA to streamline dietary supplement labels

Agency proposes to shrink options for health claims, product names and symbols that can be used by makers of vitamins, supplements and herbals.
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PET spreads to mayonnaise (sidebar)

Kraft, Bestfoods differ on PET's use with mayo
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Exploring the metallocene 'revolution'

In recent years, Packaging World and other publications have reported on current news and applications where the properties of metallocene-based resins have enhanced the performance of packaging materials.

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