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Preparing for the UK NHS Mandate - 3 Things You Need to Know

By Tasha Wiehe  |  healthcare, NHS, Medical Devices  |  0 Comments  |  Posted at 2:58 PM  | 

If you represent a medical manufacturer that is selling medical devices into the UK market, then you’ll need to understand the requirements around the NHS eProcurement strategy (also known as Scan4Safety).  The NHS initiative is an interesting hybrid as it is a government body organizing a B2B product data request.  It is not regulatory in nature, rather, it is a commercial effort to bolster the sharing of manufacturers product data with UK providers (trusts).

Changes to the Nutrition Facts Label (and what it means for FSEnet+ Customers)

By Nate Murray  |   |  0 Comments  |  Posted at 5:58 PM  | 

On May 27, 2016, the FDA published new rules updating the type of information shown on Nutrition Facts Labels.

While the changes reflect the latest scientific evidence regarding diet patterns and eating habits, the primary goal of the rule change is to make information presentable in a way that allows consumers to make more informed decisions regarding their calorie and nutrition intake.

This blog post won't go delve deep into the reasons behind the changes, but will instead focus on what information must appear on the Facts Label starting in 2018 and how this will affect food manufacturers.

Read on to learn what’s new to the label, what’s gone, and what’s been updated. 

Introducing Customer Landing Pages for our Recipients!

By Nate Murray  |   |  0 Comments  |  Posted at 1:03 PM  | 

The Why

In keeping with our goal of offering the highest level of service for customers, FSenet+ has released landing pages for recipients’ customers. Landing pages are a convenient, 24/7, resource for suppliers that need to understand who to contact and how, what the goals of a recipient’s GDSN initiative are, and where to find important documents and timelines. This is of great value to customers on the receiving end of data submissions as it relieves administrative work on their data standards team by answering common questions up-front.