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Study finds 175 dangerous chemicals in food packaging

As many as 175 chemicals that have certain hazardous properties are currently being used for manufacturing food contact packaging in the United States and Europe, new research warns.
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Canadian study deems BPA in food packaging safe for pregnant women

Exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA) in food packaging in doses the general population is likely to experience on a daily basis is not expected to pose any health risks, even to newborns and young children.
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Rigid packaging thermoformer Placon acquires injection molder

Placon, a custom and stock rigid thermoformed packaging designer and manufacturer based in North America, has completed the acquisition of privately-held, West Springfield, Massachusetts-based rigid plastic container manufacturer, Plastic Packaging Corp.
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Kraft Foods recalls 96,000 pounds of hot dogs

Kraft Foods Group, Inc. initiated a voluntary recall of 96,000 pounds of hot dogs due to mislabeling.
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Food processing, packaging equipment market poised for growth

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

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

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

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

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

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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