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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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Proposed dietary supplement regs draw fire

Bombarded by more than 100ꯠ comments and a request from Sens. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Tom Harkin (D-IA), the Food and Drug Administration extended the comment period and will further review its proposed labeling regulations for dietary supplements.
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Sud-Chemie Performance Packaging: Desiccant tubes

United Desiccants' (Louisville, KY) injection-molded tube and desiccant stoppers are said to eliminate moisture contamination of products, increase packaging productivity and enhance brand equity.
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FDA to streamline dietary supplement labels (sidebar)

FDA 'dumps' laxative package
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FDA proposes labeling for nonpasteurized juices (sidebar)

FDA unfreezes 'healthy' label
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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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Ciba Specialty Chemicals: Vitamin E antioxidants

Information on Ciba's (Tarrytown, NY) Irganox E product line is available through a new brochure entitled "Irganox E: Vitamin E-based Polymer Antioxidants." The brochure describes the benefits of Vitamin E in film making, including melt flow and color stability, reduced gel formation in blown and cast films, thermal stability, and migration/extraction resistance.
Sold to school foodservice programs in five states, these fresh apples in MAP pouches are a big hit with students
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Apple and tortilla packs break the foodservice routine

Fresh, sliced apples for school foodservice customers and tortillas for hotel and restaurant kitchens both come in packages that look like they were lifted from a retail setting.
A footed bowl allows each of the four Hot Bowls varieties to stand and display nicely. Inside are all the components necessary,
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The power of packaging on display at FMI

Hot Bowls, packaged apple slices and fresh spinach that can be microwaved right in its clear film package were among the highlights at this year's FMI show.
A stand-up pouch with a pour spout is expected to help Nu Skin?s SportaGEL energy gel stand apart from the competition when it?s
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Pouched beverages pour into global markets

A stand-up, spouted pouch for an energy gel filled in the U.S. and sold in Japan, a first-of-its-kind milk pouch in Germany, and a stand-up frozen fruit pouch MAP-packed in Costa Rica illustrate the global power of the pouch.

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