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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.


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.


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.


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.


Label maker upgrades to UV inkjet printing press

25 November, 2019

Jet Technologies has recently helped NSW Central Coast-based SL&CS Promotions upgrade to a new UV inkjet printing press.


Barcoding and labelling toolkit launched

07 November, 2019

Matthews Australasia has launched free online barcoding and labelling training tools designed to help manufacturers produce quality barcodes.


Label Power Primera colour label printers and label applicators

01 November, 2019

Label Power Primera colour label printers and label applicators are designed to make in-house label production easy.


Don't get scrambled over eggs

18 October, 2019

A method has been developed in Europe to detect fraud in egg labels; while in Australia there are calls to phase out caged eggs.


More calls for accurate labelling of plant-based food

17 September, 2019

The Australian National Party is calling for accurate labelling of plant-based food and drink products.


Label power: what's important for artisanal products?

12 September, 2019

Research reveals that 73% of consumers believe labels have the power to make craft food and drinks feel 'premium'.


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