labeling

Initiative aims to reduce confusion on product date labels

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) are leading an industry-wide effort to reduce consumer confusion about ... continue reading »

IFPS launches app for PLU codes

The International Federation for Produce Standards (IFPS) has launched a mobile app to help users from across the supply chain to source PLUs. The lau... continue reading »

Libby’s canned vegetables transition to valPure lining

Seneca Foods had partnered with Valspar to add valPure logo to many of its canned vegetable labels. ValPure is Valspar's brand of non-BPA can linin... continue reading »

Mann Packing recalls snacking tray for undeclared allergens

Mann Packing is voluntarily recalling 205 cases of 18 ounce Organic Veggies with Organic Ranch Dip in a snacking tray because the product may contain ... continue reading »

New US, Canada Bilateral Labeling Guide published

The United Fresh Produce Association and the Canadian Produce Marketing Association have jointly released The U.S.A.-Canada Bilateral Labeling Guide. ... continue reading »

Comment period on use of ‘healthy’ labeling extended

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is extending the comment period for a docket to receive information and comments on the use of the term “hea... continue reading »

Fresh Express recalls Hearts of Romaine salad

Fresh Express is voluntarily conducting a precautionary recall of 100 cases of 9 ounce Fresh Express Hearts of Romaine Salad, distributed in Maryland ... continue reading »

SIMBA updates touch screen, software

New updates to the SIMBA Touch Screen will give users greater control of the ability to monitor pack lines in real-time, know what is in inventory and... continue reading »

USDA revises guidance on date labeling

The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued updated information on food product labeling, including new guidance aimed at reducing f... continue reading »

The language on the label

With a growing local food movement and changes in federal regulations for food production and labeling, processors are having to take a closer look at... continue reading »