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Changes to Nutrition Facts Label

For consumers, reviewing nutritional labels is commonplace though what to pay attention to has changed over the decades. We often think of these labels as a convenience but in reality, they are a requirement. The FDA reviews and makes changes to the nutrition facts label when needed.    The latest updates came in 2016 “to […]


BarTender® and GHS

GHS or Globally Harmonized System is the classification and labeling of chemicals. It is a system of hazard communication for chemical hazards that can be adopted by countries around the world. GHS was developed by a United Nations (UN) international team of hazard communication experts.                                                                                 Source: https://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/chemicals/ghs.html Our partners at  BarTender®, transform hazard information […]


Timely compliance with MDR requirements

May 26, 2022, marked the deadline for medical device manufacturers to comply with the EU MDR requirements.  The main objective of this compliance mechanism was to “establish a robust, transparent, predictable and sustainable regulatory framework for medical devices…which ensures a high level of safety and health whilst supporting innovation.” While the MDR has been in […]


3 reasons for aerospace companies to use mobile barcoding

The first two areas that a manufacturer can evaluate when looking to increase automation are inventory management and data collection.  Solutions like mobile inventory and barcode scanning can improve efficiency and enhance visibility across the organization. Our partners at RFgen take a look at the aerospace and defense industries which are defined by strict compliance […]


$600M in unclaimed can and bottle deposits

There are a few states that still pay consumers for recycling aluminum and bottles.  California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, Oregon, and Vermont, though California has found a vast number of unclaimed recyclables— $600,000,000 worth to be exact. So, what is California planning to do with this overabundance of unclaimed funds? They […]


Probe into electric vehicle batteries

Automobile recalls have been a common occurrence for many years. While most are minor or more of a precaution, they are an important safety practice for consumers. With the growing interest and focus on electric vehicles, there has been an increase in recalls and probes into electric vehicle batteries. A new inquiry by the National […]


The four predictions for manufacturing in 2022

Manufacturing has made its way through many obstacles in recent years, from supply chain issues to labor shortages.  As we wrap up the first quarter of 2022, we can see how four predictions made for 2022 and the evolution of manufacturing may be shaping up. Goodbye to the single part flow approach Until recently, manufacturers […]


CEO banned from drug industry

A statistic in November 2021, noted the pharmaceutical industry in the United States was worth around 2.8 trillion dollars. This is a significant increase from just a year prior when it was valued at 1.27 trillion. While there are many factors that play into the massive increase, one of them is what people pay for […]


Doctor indicted for adulterating medical devices

  A doctor in Raleigh, North Carolina was indicted for the extreme misuse of a medical device in addition to Medicare fraud and making and using materially false Healthcare Documents.  Many of the patients were misled by thinking the medical device, was sterile and was used for the first time during their surgery. A balloon […]


Poultry plant workers vote to remove union

Labor unions were first established back in the eighteenth century during the European industrial revolution.  The intent of the unions was to protect the rights and work environment of workers. “Currently there are more than 60 unions representing more than 14 million workers throughout the country.” Some of the common benefits of joining a union […]