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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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RFID challenges

Larstan Business Reports, Potomac, MD, held an executive roundtable in Chicago in December. The panel of RFID analysts and solutions providers was moderated by John Persinos, Larstan editorial director.
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U.K. supermarket Sainsbury wants healthy kids

It's the first retailer to provide Guideline Daily Amounts for children aged 5 to 10 years on its food packaging.
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California's Prop. 65 may become losing Proposition

Congress may vote to kill all state food label warning laws, endangering especially those in California.
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Credit card-sized RFID and temp sensor

A UHF Gen 2 RFID tag the size of a credit card that also includes a programmable temperature sensor is in development—and already has the attention of a major retailer.
Texas Instruments' Bill Allen with the company's box-embedded RFID solution.
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An RFID World of technology

Technology showcased at RFID World ranged from portable RFID readers to sensor-equipped RFID tags the size of credit cards.
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Advice from Packaging Strategies 2006

Highlights from the Packaging Strategies conference ranged from China to RFID.

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