Labelling requirements for electronic products are being overhauled by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS).
Following on from the EU making country-of-origin labelling (COOL) for some unprocessed meat mandatory later this year, other countries are exploring the subject more fully.
A decision has been taken by the EU to apply tighter regulation to e-cigarettes and related products, while the UK government is placing them under medicinal labelling rules.
An agreement has been reached by 25 US pharma firms not to label antibiotics used to treat humans as also suitable for promoting growth in animals.
Information provided to consumers across the EU should take changing factors into account, including shopping habits, markets and digital services, the European Commission claims.
If you are looking to redesign your label as part of a rebrand, have you considered a stylish, vintage design?
Many EU countries have said they do not believe the ends justify the means, in terms of a complete overhaul of the way meat products are labelled.
A collaboration between Altran and Oxo Pharma is set to address the issue of improving quality systems within the pharmaceutical industry.
The CIM has carried out research to investigate whether or not the traffic light food labelling system is really working.
If you are designing labels to be read by seniors, you will need to factor this into your creative concept.
A recent blunder on a Tesco label has highlighted how important it is not to make a mistake on your label.
When designing a label, it is important to take into account how it comes across at just a quick glance.
Five hospitals in Hong Kong are using barcoding technology to keep track of medical equipment.
A new labelling scheme will enable manufacturers to inform consumers when products feature Fairtrade ingredients and raw materials.
Companies in the labelling industry, such as Fine Cut, are embracing the rapid advances of digital technology to provide innovative labelling solutions.
A report has forecast the global anti-counterfeit packaging market for food and pharmaceuticals will reach a value of £85.3 billion by 2020.
The US First Lady has unveiled plans to revamp food labelling and nutrition rules in the biggest overhaul of the system in two decades.
Traceability of seafood is a problem with some species in the European Union, with cheaper fish substituted for products labelled bluefin tuna and others.
An EU enquiry is to be launched, after member states have complained the traffic light food labelling system in Britain is 'unfair'.
Sainsbury's is to include a calorie counter on its own-brand wine, after research revealed 66 per cent would like the same labelling standards to apply to alcohol as they do food.
The exterior of a product or its packaging can say a lot about the item itself, if cleverly designed.
The importance of labels in branding has been highlighted by a creative project for Norway's oldest bottled water company.
A new food body is being established in Scotland in a bid to introduce clearer food labelling rules and a campaign has been unveiled to strengthen its work.
A recent report has forecast positive growth for the pharmaceutical packaging market through to 2018.
Marketing director Sara Johnson asks whether or not business leaders need to take a step back from digital and reconsider the value of traditional, strong branding.