Loftware Blog / Food & Beverage

by Jim Scanio, on August 7, 2017

Food labeling has its own ever-changing regulations. Being up to date on food and beverage labeling requirements means keeping up with a host of different rules and regulations - and …

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Topics:RegulatoryLabelingFood & Beverage

by Craig Hodgson, on July 27, 2017

Today’s modern supply chains are fast, dynamic, and complex—with no room for errors or delays, particularly when it comes to labeling. Serving the beverage needs of more than 2.3 million …

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Topics:Supply ChainRegulatorySAP LabelingLabelingFood & Beverage

by Denny Ross, on July 5, 2017

Food manufacturers will need new nutrition facts labels, at an unclear date. There has been one constant feature on U.S. food packages for the past few decades - the standardized …

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Topics:RegulatoryFood & Beverage

by Scott Vigneault, on March 28, 2017

Staying in compliance with FDA rules and recommendations is critical for all food supply chain participants. No company that plays a part in the food supply chain can afford to …

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Topics:Supply ChainRegulatoryFood & Beverage

by Denny Ross, on February 21, 2017

Unfortunately, even with best practices in place, there are times when Food & Beverage companies need to recall product due to contamination, expired freshness dates, or other health concerns. Enterprise labeling solutions can …

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Topics:RegulatoryFood & Beverage

by Jessica Plourde Hutter, on December 15, 2016

We're entering the period where manufacturers must prepare for the new GMO labeling law. The National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Law, which President Obama signed in July, will soon require food and …

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Topics:ManufacturingFood & Beverage

by Jessica Plourde Hutter, on December 8, 2016

Sometimes, even common terms can be confusing, leading to calls for reform that can make life difficult for food and beverage companies. A good packaged food label needs to inform …

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by Jessica Plourde Hutter, on December 7, 2016

After the FDA released its final rules for updated Nutrition Facts labels in May 2016, most food and beverage producers were given until 2018 to comply. There are several steps …

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by Craig Hodgson, on October 31, 2016

The debate over GMO labeling may be just beginning. When President Obama signed into law a bill that would establish a federal standard for the labeling of foods made with …

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by Craig Hodgson, on October 4, 2016

So, what keeps you up at night? If you’re like many in the Food & Beverage industry, a number of issues could leave you reaching for the Ambien. Product recalls …

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Topics:RegulatoryFood & Beverage

by Jessica Plourde Hutter, on October 3, 2016

Passage of the national GMO labeling law only marks the beginning of a long process. The passage of a national GMO labeling law through Congress may feel like the end …

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by Jessica Plourde Hutter, on September 16, 2016

The federal government effectively put an end to state-level efforts to mandate GMO labeling when President Obama signed labeling legislation in late July. The new law supersedes any existing state …

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by Jessica Plourde Hutter, on August 22, 2016

Americans love olive oil, but are we buying the real thing? You can't master Mediterranean cooking without high-quality olive oil. Known around the world for its delicate flavor and numerous health benefits (such …

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Topics:Food & Beverage

by Jessica Plourde Hutter, on August 12, 2016

For the past few years, the food and beverage industry has been preparing for individual states to slowly roll out GMO labeling requirements. But the federal government may have just …

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by Maureen Perroni, on July 11, 2016

No sweeping federal regulation goes into effect without some compliance difficulty. But as the FDA finalizes rules to enforce the Food Safety Modernization Act, it may face more challenges bringing …

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Topics:Food & Beverage