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Weights and Measures Newsletter Archives - Packaging and Labeling

Series/F-XXX Key Words Article Issue
F-001 Labeling
Wine
ATF Says "No" to Centiliters on Wine Bottles August 1999
F-002 Metric-Only Labeling
UPLR
NCWM Amends UPLR to Allow Metric-Only Labeling August 1999
F-003 Labeling
Small Packages
Reduced Space Symbology - Big News for Small Product Identification November 2000
F-004 Metric-Only Labeling Providing the Option for Metric-Only Labeling August 2001
F-005 Net Contents
Nutritional Labeling
FDA
Federal Involvement in Net Content Inspection November 2001
F-006 Moisture Loss Moisture Loss: What is it? How much is allowed? February 2002
F-007 Packaging and Labeling Laws Updating U.S. Packaging and Labeling Laws May 2002
F-008 NIST Handbook 133 Intent and Scope of NIST Handbook 133 August 2002
F-009 FPLA
Metric-Only Labeling
Summary on FPLA-Metric Forum November 2002
F-010 Package Labeling Guides Package Labeling Guides December 2003
F-011 Non-Consumer Packages - Labeling Labeling Non-consumer Packages February 2004
F-012 Non-Consumer Packages - General Non-consumer Packages in the Consumer Marketplace February 2004
F-013 Net Content
Net Quantity
Federal Requirements
FDA
Net Content Inspections - Federal Requirements May 2004
F-014 Net Content Inspection
Net Quantity Inspection
Net Content Inspections - What and Where to Test May 2004
F-015 MAVs
USDA Products
MAVs and USDA Products August 2004
F-016 MAVs
USDA Clarification
USDA Clarifies MAVs March 2005
F-017 Ink Jet Cartridges
Labeling
Ink Jet Cartridge Labeling . . Is Count Enough? March 2005
F-018 Field standards
Calibration intervals
NIST-Suggested Field Standards & Calibration Intervals August 2005
F-019 Tare Report on Meeting on Tare November 2005
F-020 Tare
Stored Vehicle Tare
Update on U.S. Stored Vehicle Tare Study March 2006
F-021 Moisture Allowance Moisture Allowance-The Official's Nemesis; Industry's Nightmare! March 2006
F-022 Clear polyethylene bags
Method of sale Product identifiers
Regulatory Requirements for Fruits and Vegetables March 2007
F-023 Gel soaker pads Moisture loss Unused dry tare Used dry tare Wet tare MAV Moisture Loss and Gel Soaker Pads—What Do I Do? September 2007 - Item removed July 7, 2014
F-024 Tare Is the Wax Coating on Cheese Considered Tare? June 2008
F-025 Inspections
Outreach
Ideas for Obtaining Retailer Compliance Through Education and Outreach September 2008
F-026 Seafood
Packaging and Labeling
FDA
FTC
Seafood Alert Winter 2009
F-027 Packaging
Labeling
Training
Packaging and Labeling Instruction Training School February 2010
F-028 Package And Labeling
HB130
Consumer Packages
Non-Consumer Packages
Miscellaneous
Packaging and Labeling Differences: Consumer vs Non-consumer March 2010
F-029 Packaging And Labeling
FPLA
UPLR
HB130
Proposed Rules Would Allow Metric Only Labeling for Some Products May 2011
F-030 Bulk Materials
Package and Labeling
Pre-Packaged Products
Product Sampling
Tare Verification: “Ensuring the Accuracy of Pre-packaged Tare” September 2011
F-031 Count
Packaging and Labeling
Seafood Fraud – Where Are We Now? December 2011
F-032 Packaging and Labeling
Plants
UPLR
Planting Season is Here! How Can Consumers Identify the Best Value? June 2013
F-033 Package Testing
Package And Labeling
Measuring Units
Laws And Regulations
Package Testing Based on the Largest of Declared Quantities September 2013
F-034 HB133
HB130
Packaging And Labeling
Principal Display Panels on Random Packages June 2014
F-035 Ice cream
HB130
HB133
Volume
Method of sale
National Ice Cream Month August 2014
F-036 HB133
Chitterlings
Purge
Net content
Packaged goods
Announcing the Availability of a Draft Procedure for Determining the Amount of Purge from Chitterlings August 2014
F-037 HB 130
BOV
Bag-on-valve
Weights and measures
NCWM Affirms Method of Sale for “Products Sold in Pressurized Containers Using Bag on Valve Technology December 2014
F-038 Animal bedding
peat moss
method of sale
packaging and labeling
HB130
HB133
measurement
testing net content
measurement practices
laboratory practices
GLP
GMP
NISTIR 6969
NISTIR 5672
NISTIR 7383
NISTIR 8028
Handbook 145
The Office of Weights and Measures Proposes Revisions to the Method of Sale for Animal Bedding and Recommends New Test Procedures and Test Measures for Use in Verifying the Quantity Declarations on Packages of Peat Moss and Animal Bedding
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