Labeling

    • Proposition 65: Big Changes for Direct Marketers

      Most of you have seen those little stickers that warn you that a product contains a chemical determined by the State of California to create a risk of cancer, birth defects, or reproductive harm. Well, starting next summer, you’ll be required put those warnings in your catalogs and on your websites near every affected product.

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    • Proposition 65: Big Changes for Direct Marketers

      Starting next summer, you’ll be required put Proposition 65 warnings in your catalogs and on your websites near every affected product. Big changes are coming to Proposition 65, and you need to be ready for them. Proposition 65: Background As a vendor or a consumer, no matter where you live, you’ve not doubt seen Proposition 65 warning stickers.

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  • Trans Pacific Partnership: No More “Made In the USA”?

    … An essay in the Washington Times claims that that the often maligned, 2009-page Trans Pacific Partnership agreement (the “TPP”), if ratified by Congress, would ban labeling products with their country of origin. According to writer Judson Phillips: Do you want to buy American? Forget about it. Under this deal, there can be no labeling to tell…

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  • Whole Foods: When a High-Quality, Healthy Brand Has a Big Fail

    …, the New York Department of Consumer Affairs charged Whole Foods with overcharging customers by labeling the weight of products improperly. Last year the state of California levied an $800,000 fine against Whole Foods for similar issues found in stores in Santa Monica, Los Angeles, and San Diego. Of course Whole Foods is challenging the allegations…

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  • Congress Urges Attorney General to Get Tough on Dietary Supplement Makers

    … of the dietary supplement market. Senators Orrin Hatch and Martin Heinrich wrote a letter to Lynch asking the Department Of Justice to enforce dietary supplement rules and bring action “against companies falsely labeling products that contain anabolic steroids, active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), or analogues of APIs as dietary supplements…

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