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Public, lawmakers plan options for implementing GMO labeling in Vermont

Public, lawmakers plan options for implementing GMO labeling in Vermont

The state Attorney General's Office held a public forum on Wednesday, October 22, in Montpelier — the second such meeting — to gather questions and comments from residents about what shape the GMO labeling law will take. Read More
Global automotive logistics market expected to show growth

Global automotive logistics market expected to show growth

Over the next four years the global automotive logistics market is expected to show a CAGR of 6.43 percent, delivering important growth for the automotive industry. Read More
Over 5000 label violations reported by FDA in 2014

Over 5000 label violations reported by FDA in 2014

The Food and Drug Administration has discovered more than 5000 label violations on imported goods so far in 2014, refusing imports in several industries, particularly the food and beverage market. Read More
COOL act challenged by trade partners as unfair policy

COOL act challenged by trade partners as unfair policy

The COOL ruling, the mandatory country of origin labeling policy for meat products sold in the United States, has been cited as noncompliant with World Trade Organization regulations. Read More
Counterfeit parts still a problem in manufacturing

Counterfeit parts still a problem in manufacturing

Counterfeit labeling has been a challenge in several industries, but it can be rather insidious in manufacturing, with smaller parts of a whole product being faked, rather than the overall piece. Read More
New HCFC labeling requirements to begin in 2015

New HCFC labeling requirements to begin in 2015

New EPA labeling regulations regarding hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFC) will go into effect as of January 1, 2015, changing compliance management needs for any manufacture importing or producing products with the chemical within the United States. Read More
FDA renews outpatient prescription and drug utilization data research

FDA renews outpatient prescription and drug utilization data research

The FDA awarded a $16.3 million contract to Symphony Health Solutions to continue its research into outpatient prescription and drug utilization data, focused on drug dispensing and prescription management. Read More
Chipotle backs state GMO labeling laws

Chipotle backs state GMO labeling laws

The Mexican food chain Chipotle has backed the recent GMO label proposals in Oregon and Colorado, putting it's weight behind consumer demand for clear indications of genetically modified ingredients in food products. Read More
Upholstery products containing flame retardant chemicals to require new labeling in California

Upholstery products containing flame retardant chemicals to require new labeling in California

California recently passed a new law requiring any upholstery product containing added flame retardants to meet a new label standard. Read More
Global automotive logistics market expected to show growth

Global automotive logistics market expected to show growth

Over the next four years the global automotive logistics market is expected to show a CAGR of 6.43 percent, delivering important growth for the automotive... Read More
Counterfeit parts still a problem in manufacturing

Counterfeit parts still a problem in manufacturing

Counterfeit labeling has been a challenge in several industries, but it can be rather insidious in manufacturing, with smaller parts of a whole product being... 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
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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