Monthly Archives: October 2013

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    Approval on Labels for Beer Hindered by Shutdown

    Since the United States government declared a shutdown on Tuesday, the federal approval process for labels for beer has halted completely. Brewers across the country waiting to have their custom beer labels OK'd by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau may experience an operational backup.

    In an email to The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, a spokeswoman for A-B InBev, the world's largest brewer, stated the company often has several label applications waiting to be processed by the TTB, which was forced to furlough most of its employees.

    "A government shutdown could impact our ability to efficiently move those applications forward or submit new ones in the short term," the spokeswoman said.

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  • Lightning Labels Shares Tips for Creating Eye-Catching Custom Stickers and Labels

    Custom stickers and labels for products from Lightning Labels Custom stickers and labels help your products stand out in stores.
    Whether you're a marketer looking to rebrand a product, an entrepreneur seeking to kick-off your business or an organization aiming to raise awareness about your mission, custom stickers and labels can help you spread the word and achieve your marketing goals. When you're looking to get the word out about a product, service or initiative, it's crucial to think about how you're presenting your message. Creating custom stickers and labels can ensure you get the attention you need and make a mark in consumers' memories. Continue reading >
  • How to Make Product Labels in 3 Easy Steps

    Making custom product labels is easy with help from the experts! Making custom product labels is easy with help from the experts at Lightning Labels.
    Making your own labels for products is the best way to create a lasting first impression, an unforgettable way to reach new customers and to keep them coming back for more. With a little help from the experts at Lightning Labels, learning how to make product labels is simple and fun. There are 3 key factors to consider when making custom labels for products: Product Label Shape: The shape of the label may be determined by the packaging or vessel of your product, based on the space available for labels. Continue reading >
  • Product Labels On Pizza Lack Allergen Information

    Last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Junction Pizza, located in Grey Eagle, Minn., is recalling roughly 17,194 pounds of frozen pizza packaged with product labels that do not list soy lecithin as an ingredient. Under USDA regulations, allergens, like soy lecithin, must be listed on custom food labels.

    The 16 products Junction Pizza is recalling include a variety of frozen pizzas weighing between 18.9 and 39 onces and are labeled with the company's establishment number, 40038, and their production dates, which range between March 27 and Sept.

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  • Custom Shampoo Bottles Display Personality

    Add custom labels to bottles for shampoo. Add custom labels to bottles for shampoo.

    It's hard work creating a beauty brand, and your custom shampoo bottles should reflect that. You've invested a lot of time creating your product, so your labels should be fresh and interesting. They can be with these easy tips:

    • Clearly define the key points of your shampoo. Does it detangle? Add volume? Whatever the selling point of your product is, make sure it stands out.
    • Give your shampoo a clever name. A catchy title will intrigue people and will be something they remember.
    • Consider material.
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  • Snack Maker Accused of Misinformation on Product Labels

    Late July Snacks has been accused of violating state and federal laws in California by failing to provide accurate ingredient information on product stickers. The class-action lawsuit plaintiffs, residents Mary Swearingen and Robert Figy, claim the custom product labels on a variety of Late July products, including juice, crackers and chips, contain "evaporated cane juice." They state the term is banned from ingredients lists by the Food and Drug Administration and state legislation.

    Swearingen and Figy contend that federal and state law require food manufacturers to use more specific terms that explain what type of sweetener is used in products.

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