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Pressure-sensitive label

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Designed for meat packaging applications, the Avery Dennison Shrink PS pressure-sensitive label withstands the vacuum-shrink process without wrinkling; it is applied to vacuum shrink bags prior to filling, sealing and shrinking.


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Food Packaging

Uptick in consumer suits over labeling

By Kevin T. Higgins, Senior Editor
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‘All-natural’ and good-for-you claims on food packages are fueling a growing number of class action suits.


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Food Packaging

Customized packages find a niche

By Kevin T. Higgins, Senior Editor
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What Mars did for M&Ms, digital printing is doing for beer and other products in customizing and personalizing products, though US converters are just beginning to tap those capabilities.


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Caffeine: Use responsibly

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Like alcohol, sugar, fat and salt, caffeine used in moderation is relatively safe and has benefits as well.


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FMI says labeling of menu items should not include grocery stores

Group says legislation not intended to apply to grocery stores
By Wayne Labs, Senior Technical Editor
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The group says legislation was not intended to apply to grocery stores.
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Food Allergies

Dutch firm pushes for global harmonization on allergy labeling

Food research facility wants consensus among key stakeholders on allergen thresholds and labeling standards
By Jaan Koel, Contributing Editor
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Food research facility wants consensus among key stakeholders on allergen thresholds and labeling standards.
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Mandatory Labeling

Report: Mandatory country-of-origin labeling has not increased demand for US meat

Regulation has resulted in aggregate economic loss, according to study
By Shane O'Halloran
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Cost of compliance means the regulations have resulted in an aggregate economic loss.
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TECH FLASH

What's in a label?

If it doesn't speak your brand, you've lost sales
By Wayne Labs, Senior Technical Editor
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Labeling should create a readily identifiable product image where the consumer says, "Yes!"
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TECH FLASH

Prop 37 goes down swinging in California election

Consumers have a right to know what’s in their food, but this proposal was flawed.
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Had it passed, food and beverage processors would have been required to list GMO ingredients on the label. There are other solutions.
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Don’t depend on e-commerce sites for accurate product information

While a processor’s product label may provide plenty of nutritional and allergy information, that information often doesn’t find its way to consumer web sites.
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A study of the quality of nutritional information taken from product labels to e-commerce websites shows a loss in translation.
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Plant of the Year 2014

Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.

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Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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The September 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores how lean manufacturing, quality improvements and increased automation helps processors meet rapidly changing demands. Also, read how robotics, advanced machine controls, software and OEE are just a few of the tools that can boost productivity on packaging lines.

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