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Articles Tagged with ''food packaging''

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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Bumble Bee expands tuna recall

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

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

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

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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Coca-Cola launches project to develop fully plant-based bottle

The company is now on a quest to start producing the next generation of its PlantBottle, based entirely on bio-products.
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Packaging industry key for dealing with food waste

The global packaging industry has a crucial role to play in the food products supply chain and in the transportation and distribution of products worldwide but people need to become aware of what the industry is actually doing.
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