Food-Safe Label Materials [Video]


What to Know About Food-Safe Label Materials

Whenever you label a food product, one of the first things you should determine is whether the label will have direct or indirect food contact. ‘Direct food contact’ means that the label material – specifically, the adhesive – will be touching the raw food product, such as fresh fruit and produce. ‘Indirect food contact’ means that there will be no contact between the label material and food product, which is typically seen with processed foods that are packaged in a jar, bag, bottle, etc.

Learn more about the different types of food-safe label materials in our video below to ensure your food labels meet FDA standards.

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