FDA to CBD: You Are Not a Dietary Supplement

Hank Schultz wrote up a piece via Nutra Ingredients USA that the FDA sent out warning letters to eight companies marketing dietary supplements containing CBD. The letters also mention illegal drug claims based on CBD being the active ingredient in two drugs currently in development. What is CBD? Cannabidiol (CBD) is a fraction of the[…]

InstantGMP MES v2.052 Master Production Records

We’ve made a number of changes to the Master Production Records. Here you will find a great primer for everything coming in the latest update.   The status of an MPR is now in the leftmost column and MPRs can now be approved or rejected. There are four statuses: Approved, Locked, in-Progress, and Rejected. Approved:[…]

Booming Natural Supplements Business in China

From Natural Products Insider, health food sales in China are estimated to reach RMB300 billion ($47.5 billion USD) by 2019. More and more Chinese consumers are looking to natural supplements as rates for certain illnesses such as lung cancer and breast cancer are on the rise, and they are looking to purchase foreign health products. It[…]

A Smooth Process Increases Manufacturing Confidence for MSC

Muscadine Products Corporation (MPC) manufactures a variety of muscadine-derived products including powders, juices and jellies. Prior to discovering InstantGMP MES, the company used what Erin Boettger, Quality Assurance Director, describes as a “loose paper system”. “We had checklists, logs and loose paper everywhere. It was difficult to track. Being in an environment where we produce[…]

InstantGMP MES update includes New Features & Other Improvements

The latest version of InstantGMP MES will be available Thursday, July 9th and will include the following features and improvements: Barcode Scanning Users will now have the ability to scan barcodes into the InstantGMP system, which will save time on material handling. The barcode scanning capabilities also come into play with the new e-signature scheme,[…]

InstantGMP MES v2.051 Update Adds Barcode Scanning and More Features

Cary, NC – InstantGMP, Inc. announces their latest features and improvement to its Manufacturing Execution System. In the latest version, InstantGMP MES v2.051 customers will find a new barcode scanning solution that makes material handling easier. Users can also use the barcode scanning capabilities to scan a badge to sign off on materials, master production[…]

InstantGMP MES v2.051

Let’s take a look at all the new features, improvements, and fixes in InstantGMP MES v2.051: New Functionalities New barcode scanning solution that enhances material handling. Ability to permanently “hide” and filter Master Records. New system-wide digital signature scheme implementation through barcode scanning of validated user badges. Implementation of Company Logo on login screen along[…]

Specification Improvements Explained

The latest version of InstantGMP MES includes improvements to the Specifications module. These improvements include filtering options and the ability to view all pertinent information on one page. Our hope is that these changes make your use of the Specifications function easier. Gretchen, our Customer Service Associate and Quality Expert, explains the changes in just[…]

InstantGMP MES Software Version 2.050.001

New Functionality Streamlined workflow for Specifications with fewer screens and the ability to filter by “Pending Approval”, “Approved” and “All”. Option to allow or disallow Finished Goods and Works-in-Progress from Master Production Record Bill of Materials. Ability to assign personnel a default role on the TPersonnel screen. Ability to sort Batch Production Records by issuance[…]

Prioritize GMP Compliance When Choosing Software

This post was written by Robert Pochadt, InstantGMP Sales Director. It is imperative that when considering material management and manufacturing automation software that one evaluates the quality of the regulation checks and balances integral to the system and aims to prioritize GMP compliance. One of the “10 things that ERP and manufacturing systems vendors won’t[…]