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Juice warnings, not pasteurization

The Food and Drug Administration issued a final rule on July 8 requiring warning labels on fresh, unpasteurized juices. The requirement applies to all processors that package untreated juice for off-site consumption, including retailers such as grocery stores that squeeze and bottle juice for home use.
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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.
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.
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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.
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.
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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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PMMI expects growth in machine spending

Packaging machinery spending by U.S. manufacturers this year will likely rise by up to 3% more than it did in 1997. Strong investment is expected from personal care and household/industrial chemical markets.
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FDA proposes labeling for nonpasteurized juices (sidebar)

FDA unfreezes 'healthy' label

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