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Labeling Dietary Supplements

In our post about the nutraceuticals industry, dietary supplements as a category of nutraceuticals are subject to compliance with FDA regulations under the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 (DSHEA). But you should…

By superadmin

January 8, 2019

Braille on Packaging

According to the latest estimates by the World Health Organization (WHO), there are about 285 million* visually impaired people across the world. It goes without saying that those with visual impairments often have a hard…

By superadmin

October 12, 2018

ManageArtworks vs Collaboration Platforms

By collaboration platforms, we are referring to the information management and website-building solutions out there that excel in storing, organizing and sharing information including documents with users spread across geographies within an organization. By definition,…

By superadmin

September 20, 2018

FDA vs. FSSAI – Health Claims Finale

Summary: Following the blog series on nutrition claims, this series compares and demystifies basis for health claims on food products as prescribed by the United States Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21 Section 101.14…

By superadmin

September 11, 2018

FDA vs. FSSAI – Health Claims Part III

Summary: Following the blog series on nutrition claims, this series compares and demystifies basis for health claims on food products as prescribed by the United States Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21 Section 101.14…

By superadmin

September 4, 2018

FDA vs. FSSAI – Health Claims Part II

Summary: Following the blog series on nutrition claims, this series will compare and demystify basis for health claims on food products as prescribed by the United States Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21 Section…

By superadmin

August 21, 2018

FDA vs. FSSAI – Health Claims Part I

Summary: Following the blog series on nutrition claims, this series will compare and demystify basis for health claims on food products as prescribed by the United States Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21 Section…

By superadmin

August 14, 2018

FDA vs. FSSAI – Nutrient Claims - III

In our previous blog, we had an overview of regulations pertaining to Total Fat and Cholesterol declarations. In this blog, we shall look at how regulations stand for Sodium and Sugar declarations. Nutrients Regulation Free Low Reduced/Less…

By superadmin

August 4, 2018

FDA vs. FSSAI – Nutrient Claims - II

In our previous blog, we had an overview of US packaged food market sourced from India along with NCC definitions for Calories. In this blog, we shall discuss regulations pertaining to Total Fat and Cholesterol…

By MAW User

July 30, 2018

FDA vs. FSSAI – Nutrient Claims - I

India ranks 7th in the top 64 US food import sources list prepared by the US Department of Agriculture. Data in the following table throws light on the dollar-spend of the US on packaged food…

By MAW User

July 13, 2018

Are you ready for the Legal Metrology deadline?

6/19/2018 Following the publication of The Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Amendment Rules, 2017 on 23rd June, 2017, there have been several notifications issued by the Director of Legal Metrology. The first notification on 4th July,…

By MAW User

July 4, 2018

All about Fonts, Text and Line Widths

Hope you found our thoughts on the pre-flight tools useful. Today, let’s talk about fonts, text and line widths and how pre-flighting these helps cut down on errors and time. Fonts It is up to…

By MAW User

May 18, 2018

Reports and Metrics

Getting an understanding of what’s going on in the Artwork Management system starts with the dashboard. Dashboard The dashboard provides summary information in the form of charts and graphs on the following Workflow counts (In…

By MAW User

December 28, 2017

Integrations

  The capabilities of an artwork management system are amplified when it integrates with other systems. Typically, artwork management systems are integrated with ERP systems like SAP and Oracle. Besides ensuring there is no data discrepancy, it…

By MAW User

December 28, 2017

Artwork Management Maturity Cycle

Artwork System Sales Person: We are in the business of Artwork Management Software, etc. etc. CPG Company Executive: What?! That’s the first reaction from many Pharma and CPG companies (almost all of the Small and…

By MAW User

October 28, 2016

Copy Text in Labeling

Copy refers to written material, in contrast to photographs or other elements of layout, in a large number of contexts, including magazines, advertising, and books. In advertising, web marketing and similar fields, copy refers to the output of…

By MAW User

October 20, 2016

Harmonization and Labeling

This article is not to be confused with the Global Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) standards, also called CLP in the EU whose main purpose is to communicate hazards on product labels and safety data sheets. In general the principals of harmonization…

By MAW User

October 13, 2016

Structured Product Label (SPL)

Structured Product Label refers to the electronic document to be submitted by Manufacturers for Drug establishment registration and Drug listing information to US FDA. The electronic document is in XML format with a pre-defined structure…

By MAW User

July 27, 2016

Impact of Brexit on Labeling

The European Medicines Agency has announced on 6th July that the Agency will continue its operations as usual, in accordance with the timelines set by its rules and regulations. It adds that the current situation is…

By MAW User

July 20, 2016

Barcodes In Packaging Artworks

Barcodes are unique ID numbers with accompanying sequence of parallel lines of varying width, helping to identify products with which they are attached. The barcodes are scanned by optical machines like a barcode scanner or…

By MAW User

July 15, 2016

Product Recalls in the US

Between 2005 and 2014, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) USDA co-ordinated 692 food recalls, among which 40% was caused by incorrect labeling, including undeclared allergens.   Source: FSIS Reasons for…

By MAW User

November 27, 2015

FDA FALCPA Labeling Part 2

May a “Contains” statement on a food label provided in accordance with FALCPA list only the names of the food sources of the major food allergens that are not already identified in the ingredient list…

By MAW User

November 6, 2015

FDA FALCPA Labeling Part 1

Declaration of major food allergens on food labels complying with FALCPA FALCPA requires food manufacturers to label food products that are made with an ingredient that is a major food allergen in one of the following two…

By MAW User

November 6, 2015

FDA Food Allergen Labeling Part 2

Definition of “tree nuts” mentioned under the term “major food allergen” The following are considered “tree nuts” for purposes of section 201(qq). The name listed as “common or usual name” should be used to declare…

By MAW User

November 3, 2015

FDA Food Allergen Labeling Part 1

The Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act of 2004 (FALCPA) (or Title II of Public Law 108-282) is a law that was enacted in August 2004. Among other issues, FALCPA addresses the labeling of…

By MAW User

October 30, 2015

Labeling of Edible Oils and Fats – FSSAI

As an organization working to benefit the consumer packaged foods industry to help them meet the FSSAI standards, ManageArtworks has collated the following information from FSSAI sources and consolidated it and presented the information in…

By MAW User

October 27, 2015

Packaging and Labeling Standards – FSSAI

As an organization working to help the consumer packaged foods industry to meet the FSSAI standards, ManageArtworks has collated the following information from FSSAI sources and presented the information in a way that will benefit…

By MAW User

October 23, 2015