Archive for July 21st, 2009

Bayer to Change Health Claims for One-a-Day Men’s Vitamins

Posted in Healthcare & Pharma, Marketing, Product News on July 21st, 2009 by Chris Penfold – 7 Comments

July 16, 2009 02:26 PM ET Katherine Hobson -US

Apparently Bayer will change the packaging and health claims for its vitamins targeted at men, on the heels of research that casts serious doubt on one ingredient’s ability to prevent prostate cancer.It’s all to do with the “qualified health claim regarding the relationship between selenium intake to the reduced risk of certain cancers.”

You can read the full article here: – Katerine Hobson article

Cadbury to begin £116m lawsuit against Amcor

Posted in Business News, Food Packaging, Legal, Materials on July 21st, 2009 by Jane Bear – 1 Comment

Josh Brooks,, 21 July 2009

Cadbury is to sue Amcor for £116m in the latest fall-out from the packaging manufacturers alleged price-fixing pact with rival Visy, according to reports in the Australian press.

via Cadbury to begin £116m lawsuit against Amcor: reports |

New Label Designed for Cold Temperature Applications in Clinical Trials

Posted in Food Packaging, Healthcare & Pharma, Innovation, Materials, Product News on July 21st, 2009 by Chris Penfold – 11 Comments

Via Jim Butschli at July 20th 2009

Schreiner MediPharm, have introduced a new labelling solution, specifically designed for cold temperature and frozen products used during clinical trials. The Pharma-Wrap label offers extended text space and wraps around small to medium sized containers as well as ampoules and vials. So in theory, although targetted at pharma has applications in other areas also – such as frozen foods. The label enables easy, reliable marking with variable data, even after its application to the container.


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