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Creating compliant packaging for a cosmetic product is a collaborative effort of various departments in an organization such as: Labeling, Artwork and Regulatory Affairs. While label artwork must be validated by an artwork labeling team, it must combinedly be reviewed and approved by Regulatory Affairs team to ensure the compliance.
Artwork services for the current Consumer Healthcare/Food Supplements landscapes are divided as per the markets. For Compliance based markets, artworks are created by Freyr team and submitted to the client for finalizing the artwork/ label.
The current medical device landscape has turned challenging for manufacturers in terms of ensuring quality and audit compliance due to ever-evolving regulations which may lead to extended time for approvals and market access.
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) released a Draft Notification on September 14, 2022, amending the Food Safety and Standards (Labeling & Display) Regulations, 2020. These regulations may be called the Food Safety and Standards (Labeling & Display) Amendment Regulations, 2022.
Food labeling claims in the USA can differ based on factors like types of claims, the product of interest, and usage. They are also different for animal food, human food, and dietary supplements. The regulations and scientific standards ensure the labeling claims for food and food supplements are mentioned correctly and substantiated scientifically.
Canada’s food regulations ensure they have one of the safest food supplies in the world. They are always looking forward to understanding and acting according to the changes or emerging trends in the food sector that may affect how or what they regulate. Currently, Health Canada (HC) is planning to consult with Canadians on modernizing the food regulations.
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has divided the ‘Food Safety and Standards (Packaging and Labeling) Regulations, 2011’ into two (02) separate regulations: Food Safety and Standards (Packaging) Regulations, 2018 and Food Safety and Standards (Labeling and Display) Regulations.
As you may know, every country has its own set of regulations when it comes to labeling food products. Food labeling is a legal requirement and provides a wide range of information to help consumers make informed food choices. It protects public health and safety by displaying ingredients, use-by dates, allergens, advisory/warning statements, instructions for storage and preparation, etc.
FSSAI published a major update on the Front Pack of Labelling (FOPL) on 22nd February 2022 after a meeting with the stakeholders, to decide the remaining issues related to ‘Front of Pack Labelling’ under the Chairmanship of CEO, FSSAI. The FSSAI commenced the meeting with a presentation on the development journey of FOPL in India and the decisions taken in the last meetings.
On December 14, 2016, Health Canada published revisions to nutrition labeling, food color requirements, and the list of ingredients of the Food and Drug Regulations. The revisions intended to help Canadians easily understand the nutritional facts and list of ingredients to make informed choices. The major revisions include the following:
Food Safety and Standards Association of India (FSSAI) has recently announced new Regulations to amend the existing Food Safety and Standards (Import) Regulations, 2017. The Regulations came into force on November 06, 2021, and all the Food Business Operators (FBOs) must comply with all the Regulations from June 01, 2022.
Thanks to the rapid development of vaccines and quick vaccinations in major parts of the world, there seem positive developments in all the business sectors towards the growth. However, the threat is persisting in terms of new waves and new variants of COVID. Let us hope we soon get over this and see the brighter side of the business.
It is apparent that COVID-19 has permanently changed the ways of business operations for many industries across the globe. In fact, it has subtly given a renewed purpose to industries to evolve and advance in terms of tech-enabled and automated workflows.
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