The True Source Honey CertificationTM Program, whose mission it is to protect consumers, retailers and manufacturers from illegally sourced honey, has issued an alert concerning honey labeled as coming from Turkey. The U.S. has had repeated problems with honey that is illegally shipped from China to avoid anti-dumping duties.
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Craft beer fans love capped jugs known as growlers. They are an efficient way to bring fresh beer home, but in Florida, they are banned, even though it's fully legal to fill jugs that are smaller and larger. Vicente Arenas reports.
Pudding maker Kozy Shack Enterprises is recalling some of its puddings because they are not labeled as containing milk. The recall involves 4-ounce cups of Foodservice Kozy Shack Simply Well Chocolate Pudding.
The SetLine Wrap-around Packer is a multi-functional, versatile end-of-line packaging system that enables a wide variety of packaging solutions for a variety of products.
The U.S. is running out of options in its effort to tell consumers where fresh cuts of meat originated after a successful challenge to package labeling by Canada and Mexico. A 2008 farm law requires that packages of steaks, ribs and other cuts of meat identify where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered.
Vermont is asking a federal judge to throw out a food industry lawsuit that seeks to block the state's new GMO labeling law from taking effect. The Grocery Manufacturers Association and National Association of Manufacturers are suing to overturn the law.
Berner Food & Beverage is an Illinois-based contract manufacturer of private label and store brand beverages, cheese products and other dairy-based foods.
A fire in a carrot-packaging plant has killed 18 people in eastern China. An additional 13 people were injured in the fire Sunday night at the Longyuan Food Co. facility in the Shandong province city of Shouguang.
Open Farm, a Canadian-based pet food company, launches its Certified Humane dog food products in stores across Ontario, Quebec and the Maritimes. The company plans to expand its pet food product line into the United States in 2015.
The product, an automatic web splicing system for printed sleeve films, will increase line efficiency in sleeved packaging operations by eliminating film roll change downtime.
The National Cooperative Grocers Association wishes to thank the Right to Know Oregon and Colorado GMO campaigns for their hard work to pass Measure 92 and Proposition 105 to label GMO foods. The campaigns drew support from a broad range of grassroots organizations.
Newly added Gas Select Composer permits finer control of changing gas mixtures for food packing.
When it comes to packaging seafood, there may indeed be a lot of fish in the sea, but sometimes there’s only a short time to catch them. Nowhere is this truer than in the salmon industry, which gives fishermen and canneries just over two months to catch and package the fish.
Oregon is the fourth state in the West that has failed to pass a GMO labeling measure. A similar proposal also flopped Tuesday in Colorado, which joined Washington state and California as other states that have said no.
This new collection of liquid colorants can help companies create a distinctive package that stands out on store shelves.
This new research shows that consistent exposure to prominent calorie labeling of main meals reduced the likelihood of young adults gaining any weight over a one-year period by 50 percent.
The federal government inserts its own agenda into Halloween, spoiling America's spooky-time fun. Stephen Colbert of "The Colbert Report" says the 'goons' out there are ruining the fun by demanding children read their labels before eating those candies.
The passage of several months since a heated legislative debate over the legal definition of Tennessee whiskey has done little to mellow the dispute between two global liquor giants and the growing number of craft distillers caught between them.
Fenugreen, a simple piece of paper infused with a mixture of organic spices and botanicals that inhibit bacterial and fungal growth and extend the life of quickly perishable produce, is featured in the week's segment of The Lempert Report Innovation Series.
The Top 10 Trends likely to impact the food industry in 2015 and beyond have been identified by Innova Market Insights from its ongoing analysis of key global developments in food and drink launch activity worldwide.
A Netherlands-based company has announced plans to build a new plant in Augusta. Royal DSM plans to build a new polymer plant with focus on making materials that are used in food packaging. The facility is expected to be complete by mid-2016.
Built to the same exacting standards as our high speed wrappers, these versatile units are capable of wrapping up to 50 pieces per minute when combined with the proper infeed. Applications include frozen pizzas, cakes and a wide variety of other baked items.
In response to a new food rating scheme called Food Scores, the Grocery Manufacturers Association says the food ratings are severely flawed and will only provide consumers with misinformation about the food and beverage products they trust and enjoy.
According to a recent poll, mothers are more likely than fathers to read nutrition labels when considering food and drink purchases. Sugars (total sugar and added sugar) topped the list of "very important" nutrients that parents consider overall.
The containers are perfect for pre-packaged salads with the protein and toppings in their own sections. This new package keeps the food looking fresh and appealing while segreating flavors until your customer is ready to eat.
The Coca-Cola Bottling Co. in Great Falls is no longer bottling Coca-Cola products. The plant ceased bottling operations last week, but will continue as a distribution facility with about 50 employees.
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