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FDA surveys consumers on trans fat labeling

FDA wants to conduct an experimental Internet study to see how consumers react to possible footnotes and cueing schemes related to the inclusion of trans fat information in the Nutrition Facts Panel of food packages.
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Red dye may be labeled

FDA has proposed to require food and cosmetic labels to list the presence of cochineal extract and carmine, two widely used red dyes extracted from insects.
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NH bill regulates RFID

The New Hampshire House of Representatives approved legislation amending its Consumer Protection Act to include provisions requiring warning labels on products or identity documents containing tracking devices, including RFID.
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FDA defines "whole grain"

Eat at least three 1-oz servings of whole grain products daily, consumers are told.
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RFID and pharma Q&A

Research analyst Priyanka Gouthaman of research firm Frost & Sullivan led a Webinar in January entitled Unraveling the Promise of RFID within Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Markets.
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Kimberly-Clark makes Gen 2 label selection

RSI ID is selected by Kimberly-Clark Corp. as a provider of Gen 2 RFID labels.
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RFID and pharma Q&A

Frost & Sullivan's expert answers questions about RFID for the pharma and healthcare packaging markets.
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A first read on RFID World 2006

RFID World 2006 speakers including from Purdue Pharma, Wal-Mart, and the FDA provided advice, details on implementations, and previews of things to come.
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Companies partner on RFID equipped pharma packages

Stora Enso and Orion Pharma introduce a series of pharmaceutical packages equipped with RFID tags.
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RFID tags take the heat

Almost all of E&PS’s shipments to Wal-Mart are full loads. However, for its less-than-pallet-load “partial shipments”—orders of 100 or so calculators—E&PS bundles two to three cases together via shrink wrap as a unit load to ship to a DC or direct to a particular store.
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FDA 'lean' claim

FDA is, ahem, ‘leaning’ toward new lean claim for foods that could be used on packages of frozen snack foods.
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Nestlé adds nutritional label to confections in UK and Ireland

With interest in healthy eating on the rise in Europe, Nestlé is beginning to phase in nutritional labeling on its confectionery products in England and Ireland.
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Milestone for pediatric drug labeling

There are now 100 pediatric drugs that contain additional labeling information on safety, efficacy, dosing, and unique risks for children.
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RFID for now and tomorrow

Matt Ream of Zebra Technologies talks about RFID implementation and offers predictions as to where this technology is headed.
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Track-and-trace for pharma manufacturers

INTERPHEX : Domino is showing a new system that was created in conjunction with Systech to deliver full track-and-trace capability for pharmaceutical manufacturers.

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