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Addressing lack of science with food date labels

20 May, 2020

US researchers have come together with the goal of clarifying the lack of science behind food date labels, and in the process reduce food waste.


Winners of the 2020 PIDA awards announced virtually

15 May, 2020

Lobster protection packaging and easy-to-open milk were gold award winners at the 2020 PIDA Awards announced 'virtually' in May.


Packaging with creases: imperfection with intention

13 May, 2020

A label with creases is mostly a 'no-no', but for one chocolate liqueur manufacturer this imperfectionism is intentional to evoke an impression of being made by hand.


Foodmach launches new Code One all-inclusive reliability package

07 May, 2020

Foodmach, in partnership with Markem-Imaje, has launched the Code One package, designed to increase equipment reliability for coding and labelling activities.


Cold-chain sticker indicates spoilt food

08 April, 2020

A low-cost nanofibre sticker has been devised for food products to certify refrigeration succession in a food-supply chain.


Metal detector with cutting-edge multi-spectrum technology — CEIA

01 April, 2020

Leading food processing and packaging manufacturer Heat and Control, understands the importance of choosing the right inspection systems.


Call for regulation on interactive product labels

31 March, 2020

Interactive food labels need stronger regulations, according to a study by University of Exeter.


Proposed pregnancy warning labels rejected

23 March, 2020

Food Forum Ministers have rejected draft recommendations for mandatory pregnancy warning labels, the Brewers Association of Australia comments.


2020 AIP Australasian Packaging Conference postponed

17 March, 2020

The AIP has announced the postponement of the 2020 AIP Australasian Packaging Conference and all surrounding events, including the PKN Women in Packaging Breakfast.


EXAIR Gen4 Anti-Static Super Air Knife

01 March, 2020

The EXAIR Gen4 Super Ion Air Knives are suitable for surface cleaning, neutralising plastics, bag opening and a range of other packaging operations.


Label Power OKI PRO1050 colour label printer with white toner

01 March, 2020

The OKI PRO1050 UV-resistant colour label printer with white toner is now available from Label Power.


Markem-Imaje acquires brand protection specialist Systech

14 January, 2020

Systech will become part of Markem-Imaje, bringing a range of products, including its Brand Protection Suite, into Markem-Imaje’s portfolio.


GM food needs definition

10 December, 2019

FSANZ will redefine the code for genetically modified foods in 2020 following a report which concluded the current definitions were no longer fit for purpose and lacked clarity.


Wine industry steps closer to IP protection from copycats

06 December, 2019

A Bill has been introduced to parliament in order to help the Australian wine industry reduce the risk associated with fraud through IP label theft.


Alfa Machine Thermo Form-Fill-Seal Machines

01 December, 2019

The Alfa Machine Thermo Form-Fill-Seal (FFS) Machines are suitable for processing cups/tubs with label, cups with IML, cups/tubs without label, mini-portions and special shaped containers.


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