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FDA shares 'best practices' on minimizing errors
FDA shares 'best practices' on minimizing errors
Packaging and labeling are believed to be the cause of 33 percent of medication errors, claims the 2006 Institute of Medicine (IOM) report "Preventing Medication Errors." To minimize the hazards that could lead to such errors, FDA has published the fir...
Packaging: Not only greener, but also fancier
Packaging: Not only greener, but also fancier
Packaging bears the weighty responsibility for getting every item through the supply chain, but online retail is presenting new problems. Achieving the optimum balance for packaging efficiency is no longer simply a contest between cost and waste. Packa...
Custom candy packs a case in point
Custom candy packs a case in point
In February 2017, Nestle U.K. launched a promotion for its KitKat candy bar that allowed consumers to personalize their candy wrapper with a picture and copy, or a "Break Message," as KitKat referred to it. The promotion resulted in 56,000 custom wrapp...
Burger biggies battle with packaging
Burger biggies battle with packaging
If there’s a question most asked of burger customers, it’s: “Would you like fries with that?” Based on recent months, another question — although not explicitly posed — would seem to be: “Would you like redesig...