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The CPSC was brought up recently when Senator Charles Schumer of NY said that FDA and CPSC should use “flow restrictors” on children’s medicines to help prevent an estimated 10,000 annual emergency room visits.
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Healthcare Packaging goes to Washington: Part IV of a four-part series

A healthcare perspective on the Consumer Products Safety Commission from Bethesda, MD.
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WestPack 2014: Squeezy Straw - Barton Innovation Group
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WestPack 2014: Squeezy Straw - Barton Innovation Group

Single-serve patented dispensing technology aims to produce a low-cost, easy-to-use package for flowable liquid products such as water, energy beverages, etc. Patent is available for license. No restrictions on size, shape, amount of product or product itself.
U.S. FDA offers resources to learn more about how to use acetaminophen safely during this cold and flu season.
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Check medicines to avoid taking too much acetaminophen

U.S. FDA offers resources to learn more about how to use acetaminophen safely during this cold and flu season.
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Coconut water for kids strikes the right balance

Vita Coco Kids coconut water builds upon the established brand identity of the original Vita Coco product while adding whimsical, kid-friendly touches.
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Disney-themed fresh meal kits for kids promote nutrition

Eight varieties of fresh mini-meals and salads use Disney-themed packaging to appeal to kids, in an effort to help them meet their daily fruit and vegetable requirements.
Miss Muffet
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Miss Muffet uses compostable cellulose material for candy packaging

U.K.-based Miss Muffet & Co. wraps its fairytale and nursery rhyme-inspired confectionery in material that fits into its environmental stance.
Earths_Best_yogurt
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Bold colors, photorealistic imagery distinguish new baby yogurt packs

Nostalgic baby illustrations coupled with vibrant colors and photorealistic fruit imagery assure mothers of the purity and freshness of new Earth’s Best Organic Baby Yogurt.
OFF THE SHELF: Cartoons on packs spur sales
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OFF THE SHELF: Cartoons on packs spur sales

Jim George takes a look at how sales are driven by the use of cartoon characters on packages of confectionery, salty snacks, and cookies.
OFF THE SHELF: Hand soap and pickles--2 takes on package graphics
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OFF THE SHELF: Hand soap and pickles--2 takes on package graphics

Editor Pat Reynolds takes a look at a PET container of hand soap in a pump dispenser and also at a six pack of shelf-stable pickle packs to make a few comments on sustainability and package graphics.
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