With an increasingly broad range of caffeinated products hitting store shelves, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is evaluating whether more stringent labeling regulations may be necessary.
April 3 marked the 40th anniversary of the day on which organizations from around the world came together to adopt a universal business "language" based on the GS1 System of Standards.
Whole Foods is the first major retail organization in the United States to mandate that its suppliers label products containing GMOs.
Companies' supply chains need to be highly responsive in order to keep customers and business partners satisfied in today's competitive and increasingly globalized marketplace.
A new study from Oceana - a non-profit advocacy group - showed that as much as 33 percent of the seafood being sold in the United States may be mislabeled.
It's time to ask: Is your company's supply chain ready to respond to a boom?
On January 3, one day ahead of the submission deadline, the sponsors of Washington's GMO labeling proposal - "I-522" - turned in petitions signed by an estimated 350,000 registered voters, exceeding the number of required signatures by more than 100,000.
Norman Joseph Woodland, who played a key role in the development of the modern barcode, has passed away. He leaves behind his wife, two daughters and an invention that is used billions of times every day as products are made, shipped and sold all over the world.
Rising consumer consciousness of food safety issues and an expansion of federal regulatory authority under the Food Safety Modernization Act have made issues involving the security of the food supply chain an increasingly high-profile topic of discussion in the United States.
Ray Baughman, a researcher at the University of Texas who specializes in nanotechnology, recently reviewed some of the work being carried out by his team in an article published by the journal Science.
This blog previously discussed the details of a lawsuit filed in federal court in September by a number of associations linked to the food industry. The case centers on how country-of-origin labeling (COOL) requirements are being implemented.
On November 1, new labeling requirements officially came into effect for tires offered for sale in the European market. The new labels must reflect test results in three ratings areas: fuel efficiency, traction on wet roads and rolling noise.