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Generic pharmaceutical firms granted extension to comment on new FDA policies

Generic pharmaceutical firms granted extension to comment on new FDA policies

FDA announces extension of request for comments on latest pharmaceutical regulations announcement. Read More
FDA reopens debate on generic drug labeling updates

FDA reopens debate on generic drug labeling updates

The FDA has been making a play at allowing generic pharmaceutical manufacturers to keep their labeling updated with the latest safety information, in order to better compete with brand-name companies. Read More
Recent report shows 29 percent of pork products still improperly labeled in Ireland

Recent report shows 29 percent of pork products still improperly labeled in Ireland

The Irish Farmers' Association has been targeting country of origin mislabeling in domestic pork products for some time. Read More
Grocers supporting campaign for country of origin labeling in Australia

Grocers supporting campaign for country of origin labeling in Australia

Australian grocery stores are backing a campaign for increased awareness of food sources for consumers after more than a dozen people contracted Hepatitis A from imported frozen berries. Read More
FDA issues new guidance for pharmaceutical repackaging

FDA issues new guidance for pharmaceutical repackaging

The FDA recently announced new guidance documents for compounding pharmacies and "outsourcing facilities," focused on product repackaging. Read More
Automated medical device management supported through proper labeling

Automated medical device management supported through proper labeling

More hospitals are implemented automated medical device management solutions to enable device tracking, support recall efforts and reducing overall expenses with device management. Read More
New Jersey bans 19 motor oil products for labeling problems

New Jersey bans 19 motor oil products for labeling problems

Deceptive labeling has led to the banning of 19 motor oil products in New Jersey, requiring retailers and auto shops to stop using and selling them. Read More
Australian consideration of country of origin labeling amplifies

Australian consideration of country of origin labeling amplifies

The recent Hepatitis-A scare in Australia from imported berries has led to increased consumer awareness and demand for clear country of origin labeling on a broad spectrum of products. Read More
Labeling solutions help address complexity in packaging [VIDEO]

Labeling solutions help address complexity in packaging [VIDEO]

Meeting compliance with GHS requirements will require companies to address one major variable in their operations — complexity in packaging shape, size and requirements. Read More
Generic pharmaceutical firms granted extension to comment on new FDA policies

Generic pharmaceutical firms granted extension to comment on new FDA policies

FDA announces extension of request for comments on latest pharmaceutical regulations announcement. Read More
Recent report shows 29 percent of pork products still improperly labeled in Ireland

Recent report shows 29 percent of pork products still improperly labeled in Ireland

The Irish Farmers' Association has been targeting country of origin mislabeling in domestic pork products for some time. Read More
Grocers supporting campaign for country of origin labeling in Australia

Grocers supporting campaign for country of origin labeling in Australia

Australian grocery stores are backing a campaign for increased awareness of food sources for consumers after more than a dozen people contracted Hepatitis A from... Read More
Traceability focus on prevention expected to continue

Traceability focus on prevention expected to continue

Over the last 10 years, traceability efforts in the food, pharmaceutical and medical device industries has been a major focus for the FDA. Read More
GS1 releases new tagging protocol for RFID tagging and testing

GS1 releases new tagging protocol for RFID tagging and testing

The GS1 standards group released its updated protocol for guidelines for EPC UHF RFID tag specifications. Read More
Report highlights importance of GS1-128 label printing compliance

Report highlights importance of GS1-128 label printing compliance

Distribution centers and manufacturers have varying regulatory requirements in label printing and application, much of which relies on batch vs. single-item shipping. Read More
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