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How Food Labeling Can Ensure a Healthy Start for 2020
How Food Labeling Can Ensure a Healthy Start for 2020

FDA is expected to propose its new definition for “healthy” labeling any day now. Is you company ready?

FDA’s and USDA’s Upcoming New Regulations and the Delays
FDA’s and USDA’s Upcoming New Regulations and the Delays

What effect the new U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s labeling regulations and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)’d disclosure rules will have on the food industry. 

Food, Beverage, and Supplements Litigation: Staying Out of the Crosshairs
Food, Beverage, and Supplements Litigation: Staying Out of the Crosshairs

Understanding the nature of class action lawsuits and evaluating your company’s products, are essential to reducing the risk of litigation.

U.S. and EU Approaches to Defining and Evaluating Impurities and NIAS in Food Contact Materials
U.S. and EU Approaches to Defining and Evaluating Impurities and NIAS in Food Contact Materials

As concerns about impurities in food contact materials have increased, existing regulatory requirements that impact such impurities are discussed. 

The National Advertising Division: Resolving Labeling and Advertising Disputes
The National Advertising Division: Resolving Labeling and Advertising Disputes

Here’s how food companies can use the National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus to resolve disputes involving their advertising and labeling.

Chemical Additives in Food Packaging Materials: Importance for Food Processors
Chemical Additives in Food Packaging Materials: Importance for Food Processors

This article provides relevant information related to the safety of food contact substances present in food packaging, including plastics, glass, and metal containers.

 

Stewardship vs. Satisfaction
Stewardship vs. Satisfaction

It’s not enough to provide a reasonably priced, high-quality product; the company’s commitment to social responsibility is also under the microscope.

 

Food Safety of Packaging Equipment: A Closer Look
Food Safety of Packaging Equipment: A Closer Look

New advances in inspecting, detecting, and checkweighing machinery are helping processors identify multiple irregularities in their food products with greater precision and speed than ever before.

Plastic Packaging in a Circular Economy
Plastic Packaging in a  Circular Economy

The European Union (and others—including policy makers, companies, and organizations—have recently announced goals to reduce or eliminate the amount of plastic packaging sent to landfills.

Healthy Fresh Produce in a Sweet Wrap
Healthy Fresh Produce  in a Sweet Wrap

Since food contamination occurs mostly at the surface of food, food packaging plays an important role in preventing the growth of spoilage and pathogenic microorganisms.
 

Wrapping Food Packaging Law into Bite-Size Pieces
Wrapping Food Packaging Law into Bite-Size Pieces

The regulations of food contact packaging materials, or, as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration refers to them, “indirect food additives” are explored in detail. What do you need to know?

Ensuring the Safety of Food Contact Materials: GMPs and Beyond
Ensuring the Safety of  Food Contact Materials:  GMPs and Beyond

The most critical Good Manufacturing Practice requirement for packaging materials is that they be suitably pure for their intended use.

Marrying Food Safety and Sustainability
Marrying Food Safety and Sustainability

Food companies must look for solutions that allow the package to do what it needs to do: protect the product.

 

How Should Packaging Be Addressed in Your Food Safety Program?
How Should Packaging Be Addressed in Your Food Safety Program?

Does packaging pose a risk, and how should it be addressed in your food safety management system?

Striving for Transparency: Resolving the Conflict between Gluten-Free Labeling and Precautionary Allergen Labeling
Striving for Transparency: Resolving the Conflict between Gluten-Free  Labeling and Precautionary Allergen Labeling

Interpreting voluntary advisory statements on products containing a gluten-free certification is a frequent and understandable source of confusion for both consumers and retailers.

Regulation (and Deregulation) of Additives for Use in Food Contact Paper in the U.S.
Regulation (and Deregulation) of Additives for Use in Food Contact Paper in the U.S.

It’s time for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to reassess some additive clearances based on updated data.

Embracing the Clean Label Movement
Embracing the Clean Label Movement

What your company puts on the food label has many implications, from consumer choice to regulatory compliance. Learn how you may be affected by labeling trends.

Putting the Right Controls in Place for Food Safety
Putting the Right Controls in Place for Food Safety

 There is a real need for risk-based preventive controls to pinpoint food safety issues along the food supply chain.

FDA Demand for FCN Environmental Assessments Is a Solution Looking for a Problem
FDA Demand for FCN  Environmental Assessments  Is a Solution Looking  for a Problem

Although no one disputes FDA’s interpretation of the National Environmental Policy Act, an environmental issue has only once prevented a clearance for a food packaging material from proceeding.

Gluten-Free Update: What Food Processors Need to Know about Gluten-Containing Products
Gluten-Free Update: What Food Processors Need to Know about Gluten-Containing Products

What does the term “gluten-free” actually mean to processors? To consumers?

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