Designed as a replacement for conventional hot stamp and hot ink coders on most vf/f/s, cartoning and intermittent-motion machines, the EasyPrint CD is a compact programmable thermal-transfer printer from Bell-Mark (Pine Brook, NJ).
For decades the beef industry has complained that USDA regulations give poultry a competitive edge, since current regulations allow poultry to take in as much as 8% water during the chilling process without any mention of additional water on the label.
Coinciding with the release of the popular movie "The Lost World: Jurassic Park(TM)", Minneapolis-based General Mills introduced Jurassic Park Crunch cereal in an 111/4-oz carton and a 301/2-oz twin-pack size.
Rexam Closures (Evansville, IN) is now offering three solvent-resistant versions of its FG Series child-resistant closures. The two-piece closures incorporate a push-and-turn design and feature a chemical-resistant, polyester undercap with a PP overcap.
Packaging engineers earn a good income and many received a healthy pay raise last year, according to Packaging World's exclusive salary survey. But many feel their effectiveness is limited by perpetual crisis management, downsizing and unrealistic schedul
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has published a proposed rule that would require the ingredient labeling of natural or collagen casings used in sausages, hot dogs and other meat products when they are derived from a species that is different from that of the encased product.