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FDA considers standardization of medical device labels

FDA considers standardization of medical device labels

With no current regulations in place to control what information is supplied through medical device labels and how it is formatted, the FDA is studying methods that would standardize these processes. Read More
Oregon, Colorado may be next states to pass GMO labeling laws

Oregon, Colorado may be next states to pass GMO labeling laws

Both Oregon and Colorado are contemplating following Vermont in adopting new labeling laws that would require foods make with genetically modified organisms (GMOs) to state so clearly on their packaging. Read More
Upcoming ISO 13485 revisions to change quality standard for medical devices

Upcoming ISO 13485 revisions to change quality standard for medical devices

Medical device labeling is set to change with the coming revisions to ISO 13485, though the revision was pushed back closer to Q1 2016. Read More
Global GS1 registry reaches 15 million product entries

Global GS1 registry reaches 15 million product entries

The GS1 Global Registry, which catalogs and tracks products from manufacturers across the planet for supply chain management and labeling, has reached an impressive 15 million items. Read More
Oil and gas supply chain expected to drive nationwide economic growth

Oil and gas supply chain expected to drive nationwide economic growth

Improvements to the energy industry's supply chain operations are expected to drive significant growth across the nation, as the oil and gas market as a whole sees massive improvements. Read More
GS1 US releases guidelines for DSCSA compliance

GS1 US releases guidelines for DSCSA compliance

The 2013 Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) has introduced new demands on the pharmaceutical supply chain in the United States, and GS1 US recently released its updated guidelines to ensure compliance management and best practices for firms to meet related deadlines. Read More
Efficiency over speed should be supply chain standard

Efficiency over speed should be supply chain standard

In most cases optimization falls on efficiency, rather than speed, in ensuring quality shipping, delivery and traceability through the supply chain. Read More
Supply chain risks driving new focus on efficiency, traceability in manufacturing

Supply chain risks driving new focus on efficiency, traceability in manufacturing

Manufacturing supply chains, especially in the automotive industry, are being examined for not only improved data security, but physical security as well, improving brand protection to ensure the stability and integrity of the brand. Read More
Canadian, U.S. agencies work to improve regulatory cooperation

Canadian, U.S. agencies work to improve regulatory cooperation

The Canadian and United States governments are coordinating their efforts in regulatory environments in several industries, from occupational safety to transportation. Read More
Upcoming ISO 13485 revisions to change quality standard for medical devices

Upcoming ISO 13485 revisions to change quality standard for medical devices

Medical device labeling is set to change with the coming revisions to ISO 13485, though the revision was pushed back closer to Q1 2016. Read More
Global GS1 registry reaches 15 million product entries

Global GS1 registry reaches 15 million product entries

The GS1 Global Registry, which catalogs and tracks products from manufacturers across the planet for supply chain management and labeling, has reached an impressive 15... Read More
Oil and gas supply chain expected to drive nationwide economic growth

Oil and gas supply chain expected to drive nationwide economic growth

Improvements to the energy industry's supply chain operations are expected to drive significant growth across the nation, as the oil and gas market as a... Read More
Global GS1 registry reaches 15 million product entries

Global GS1 registry reaches 15 million product entries

The GS1 Global Registry, which catalogs and tracks products from manufacturers across the planet for supply chain management and labeling, has reached an impressive 15... Read More
Biopharmaceutical clinical trials place special demand on supply chains

Biopharmaceutical clinical trials place special demand on supply chains

Increased demand for clinical trials for biopharmaceuticals has placed new strain on firms' supply chains and logistics. This, in turn, has forced pharmaceutical providers to... Read More
New work group focused on supply chain traceability and security

New work group focused on supply chain traceability and security

Rx-360, a pharmaceutical supply chain security group, has formed a new collaborative work group focused on serialization and track and trace legislation evolving on a... Read More
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