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Articles Tagged with ''food packaging''

Food processing, packaging equipment market poised for growth

April 4, 2014
The global market for equipment used in food processing and packaging is expected to grow to $31.3 billion by 2018, with a five-year compound annual growth rate of 6.3%.
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Scientists warn of chemicals migrating to food products from packaging

February 26, 2014
Although chemicals from packaging, known as food contact materials, leach into food and drinks in minimal amounts, being exposed to them over a lifetime may have a cumulative effect.
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Transparent packaging good for small foods, opaque better for bigger foods

October 3, 2013
Consumers show a preference for transparent packaging of food products over opaque packaging options for certain food categories, but when it comes to healthy foods they tend to shift away if those are offered in clear packages, results from new research suggest.
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Study links BPA exposure to undescended testicles

June 21, 2013
New research presented at the Endocrine Society's annual meeting in San Francisco has suggested that fetal exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) is linked to undescended testicles in newborn boys.
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Dutch company develops self-heating baby bottle

May 13, 2013
An innovative self-heating package specifically designed for semi-liquid food like baby formula has been developed by Dutch company Aestech.
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Foodservice packaging industry upbeat for 2013

April 22, 2013
The North American and European foodservice packaging industries are likely to grow in 2013, with the recovering economy and more stable input pricing the most powerful drivers for growth.
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Bumble Bee expands tuna recall

March 13, 2013
Bumble Bee Foods is expanding a voluntary recall on some Chunk White Albacore and Chunk Light Tuna products due to a problem with seal tightness, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
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Scientists invent innovative method to reduce food waste

March 5, 2013
Food waste is a major problem for developed countries, as millions of tons of food products are disposed of because they are not eaten before their "best before" date has expired. An international team of researchers may have come up with a new solution that has the potential to dramatically reduce food waste.
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Nestlé launches project to deal with food contact chemicals in packaging

March 4, 2013
In a bid to deal with some of the challenges it faces with recycling, Nestlé is launching a project that aims to tackle food contact chemicals in recycled packaging.
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Consumers willing to pay for longer shelf life, research finds

February 7, 2013
Consumers are willing to pay more for technologies that ensure extended shelf life for products, such as modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) for meat, once they know more about the technology itself.
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