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Counterfeit cancer drug smuggler busted

Counterfeit cancer drug smuggler busted

Cancer drug smuggler pleads guilty, marking a step in the right direction for the fight against counterfeit drugs. Read More
Campbell's recognizes consumer demand for food transparency

Campbell’s recognizes consumer demand for food transparency

Campbell Soup Co. CEO Denise Morrison recently led the company's annual investor day with a talk about the future of Campbell, the food industry as a whole, and how to meet the demands of today's consumers. Read More
Zero deforestation the goal of palm oil supply chain and traceability efforts

Zero deforestation the goal of palm oil supply chain and traceability efforts

Procter & Gamble has launched a new initiative to reduce deforestation in the palm oil supply chain, focused on the best ways to assist small farmers improve their palm oil and palm kernel oil production. Read More
Food label requirements for beef to change in Canada

Food label requirements for beef to change in Canada

A new labeling law is set to go into effect August 21, with registered beef processors required to label mechanically tenderized beef as such. Read More
Uncertain future for GMO labeling in the US

Uncertain future for GMO labeling in the US

While the state of Vermont and grocery retailer Whole Foods have passed mandates that all food made using genetically modified organisms has to be labeled as such, the topic is still being hotly debated across the United States. Read More
Egg traceability comes under scrutiny in UK

Egg traceability comes under scrutiny in UK

The United Kingdom is increasing its focus on the quality and country of origin of eggs sold within its borders. Read More
Traceability focus of new USDA beef ruling

Traceability focus of new USDA beef ruling

The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently proposed a rule that would set stricter regulations on ground beef record keeping in an effort to enhance traceability and product quality. Read More
New gluten-free label regulations to go into effect August 5

New gluten-free label regulations to go into effect August 5

Food labels will need to be in compliance with new gluten-free labeling guidelines by the end of July in order to comply with a new FDA ruling. Read More
FDA warns canine pharmaceuticals may have improper labels as well

FDA warns canine pharmaceuticals may have improper labels as well

While the FDA has been regulating labeling and fighting counterfeit labeling in the human pharmaceutical industry for years, the agency recently warned consumers that drug labeling for pets may be off the mark as well. Read More
Campbell's recognizes consumer demand for food transparency

Campbell’s recognizes consumer demand for food transparency

Campbell Soup Co. CEO Denise Morrison recently led the company's annual investor day with a talk about the future of Campbell, the food industry as... Read More
Zero deforestation the goal of palm oil supply chain and traceability efforts

Zero deforestation the goal of palm oil supply chain and traceability efforts

Procter & Gamble has launched a new initiative to reduce deforestation in the palm oil supply chain, focused on the best ways to assist small... Read More
Food label requirements for beef to change in Canada

Food label requirements for beef to change in Canada

A new labeling law is set to go into effect August 21, with registered beef processors required to label mechanically tenderized beef as such. Read More
Country of origin labeling gets spotlight in seafood labeling

Country of origin labeling gets spotlight in seafood labeling

Seafood vendors in Australia are calling for restaurants to fall under the same country of origin label regulations in order to stem consumer misunderstanding. Read More
Nigerian manufacturers adopt GS1 standard for barcodes

Nigerian manufacturers adopt GS1 standard for barcodes

The GS1 Nigeria barcode system saw widespread adoption in the country's manufacturing sector recently, with a push toward visibility in supply chain efforts. Read More
On bar code's 40th birthday, experts calling for change

On bar code’s 40th birthday, experts calling for change

The bar code turned 40 this year, but many are calling for it to be retired as supply chain management and label traceability needs evolve.... Read More
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