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PD Daily 7/1/09

Article-PD Daily 7/1/09

Top Headline:Acetaminophen risks -- tough labeling, possible ban
Wednesday, July 1, 2009  
More Headlines:Ball to acquire four packaging plants from AB InBevSUPPLIER NEWS: Mettler-Toledo, Quad/GraphicsConsumer-rights group seeks new wine labeling laws

Acetaminophen risks -- tough labeling, possible ban
Acetaminophen is the leading cause of liver damage in the U.S., sending 56,000 people to the emergency room annually. As a result U.S. drugmakers were ordered by the FDA in April to have bolder warning labels and agreed to comply. Now a crackdown on acetaminophen is brewing as U.S. regulators consider lower dosages or even pulling NyQuil and other popular medications off the shelves... Read More.

Ball to acquire four packaging plants from AB InBev
Ball Corporation announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Anheuser-Busch InBev to acquire certain of AB InBev's beverage can manufacturing assets. In the first full year of operation, Ball expects the plants to generate revenue and EBITDA of approximately $680 million and $94 million, respectively... Read More.
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SUPPLIER NEWS: Mettler-Toledo, Quad/Graphics
Quad/Graphics becomes first major commercial printer to achieve LEED Certification for a manufacturing plant; Mettler-Toledo Safeline opens four new product inspection demonstration centers... Read More.

Consumer-rights group seeks new wine labeling laws
The National Consumers League (NCL) has asked Members of Congress to support reform of U.S. wine labeling laws to better protect consumers' right to truth in labeling. U.S. law allows some domestic winemakers to use the place names of 16 internationally recognized regions on wines that are not produced in those areas, which ends up misleading consumers, according to the organization... Read More.
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