Tag Archives: labelling

Does metric-only labelling require changes to package sizes?

An argument made against metric-only labelling in the US is that manufacturers would need to change packaging to rational metric sizes. Ronnie Cohen looks at the UK’s experience over the past 50 years. Likes(8)Dislikes(0)

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Supplementary Indications revisited

Supplementary indications received a reprieve in 2007, and will now, subject to the Brexit deal negotiated with the EU, need to serve only the needs of the UK economy. Ronnie Cohen wonders where US influence is likely to lead us. Likes(4)Dislikes(1)

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US package labelling may be catching up

– but don’t hold your breath. One of our regular readers in the USA reports on the latest moves to permit metric-only labelling of packaging. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

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A juicy story

A slogan appearing on the label of a bottle of apple juice leaves some of us guessing about its intended message. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

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