A recent survey by Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials, North America, reveals that most shoppers have had challenges with removable labels that provide price and/or product information that are found on retail products.
Public health advocates recently used a little-known legal tool today to challenge a recent FDA move allowing a toxic chemical in food packaging. The groups filed an objection to FDA’s decision to continue to allow perchlorate in dry food packaging.
Craft brewers sold $23.5 billion in 2016, according to the Brewers Association. That amounts to 21.9% of the $107 billion U.S. beer market. That's up from 19% last year – and continued growth from the 10% that craft brewers held in 2012.
Shifts in consumer lifestyles and the consequent demand for convenience products are contributing to a growing use of flexible packaging, replacing traditional formats, such as glass jars and metal cans, according to a report by Smithers Pira.
Healthcare Packaging EXPO (Las Vegas Convention Center; Sept. 25-27) will be co-located with PACK EXPO Las Vegas this fall and is expected to lead the way in packaging innovation for pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device manufacturers.
Top Environmental Regulators from CalRecycle, California's Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, will discuss possible future changes in the regulatory climate impacting plastics recycling in California at The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) Spring Meeting in Sacramento, CA.