Have you noticed that the labels and packaging of the products you’ve created and sold are forms of advertising?
Due to this, the statements made in product packaging must meet some basic rules of truth in packaging and labeling. These statements include descriptions of ingredients, package size, volume label discount or lower price. Under the Law of Packaging and Labeling (FPLA), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Administration Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued regulations requiring that all consumer products may disclose on the label the net contents, identity the product and the name and place of business of the product the manufacturer, packer or distributor.
The following are guidelines you need to know to comply with these regulations are presented.
General rules for labeling of products
It provides the basic requirements and exemptions under the FPLA.
Offers a guide to how the policy statement and application for production “Made in USA” Statements on product labels.
Labeling rules for specific products
1) Food Advertising and Labelling
Clarifies the requirements for the placement of product name, size and visibility in the labeling and advertising of prescription drugs and biological products for humans and animals. The FDA regulates food labeling in the United States and also has authority over the labeling of food supplements, cosmetics, drugs (both prescription and nonprescription), medical devices, devices that emit radiation, animal foods, drugs the FDA regulates cosmetics and both the nutritional labeling of food, as well as advertising of food and medicine.
Explain how advertisers must comply with laws relating to unfair or deceptive practices and must be able to justify the claims made for dietary supplements.
2) Appliances and Electronics
Covers Section 137 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, which requires the FTC to examine the effectiveness of current labeling requirements for energy efficient consumer products issued pursuant to the Law Policy and Energy Conservation.
Lists of questions and answers to help manufacturers meet the labeling rule appliances.
It provides current labeling requirements for energy efficient consumer products issued pursuant to the Law Policy and Energy Conservation.
He explains several labeling laws, including FPLA, Identification Act fiber products and labeling law wool products 1939, labeling rules carefully reviewed leather, requests for generic fiber and Conference labeling cashmere guides.