Articles Tagged with ''food packaging''

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Hershey reaches settlement in trademark suit against pot edibles company

A marijuana edibles manufacturer has agreed to recall and destroy all of its products that share a resemblance to products produced by the Hershey Company

As the cannabis edibles industry settles into the market, some regulators look to ban marijuana -infused products.


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Beware the (warm) water

A University of Florida study of bottled water indicates the liquid is not safe if left in a warm place for an extended period of time

Researchers studied chemicals released in 16 brands of bottled water kept at 158°F for four weeks to examine levels of BPA and antimony.


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Legislators seek BPA ban in food packaging

Three members of Congress, US Sen. Edward Markey (D-MA), US Rep. Lois Capps (D-CA) and US Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), are calling for a ban of Bisphenol A (BPA) and other toxic chemicals that can be found in food packaging.


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Study links harmful chemicals to food contact materials

A total of 175 common chemicals used in food production and storage were found to match those on a list of toxic chemicals, according to a new study from the Food Packaging Forum Foundation in Switzerland.


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Interpack 2014: Less, better, smarter

From the latest large-format digital printing to integrated packaging lines, the exhibition featured time-saving, energy-saving and environmentally friendly innovations.


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Six universities to present technical sessions at PROCESS EXPO 2015

The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) received six early commitments from university food science and packaging science programs that pledged to participate in educational sessions.


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DuPont honors excellence in packaging

16 awards given out at this year’s event from a field of 200 entries

Food and beverage packaging solutions receive three gold awards.


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Massive ground beef recall feared to have shipped nationwide

The Wolverine Packing Company of Detroit recalled about 1.8 million pounds of ground beef products on Monday because of a potential E. coli contamination.


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DuPont honors excellence in packaging

VerdeSoft, Amcor Flexibles, and Parakh Agro Industries receive gold awards

The 26th annual DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation presented 16 awards to companies from 11 countries at its ceremony May 15.


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PMMI announces findings of Retail Ready Packaging study

Economic growth and urbanization have lead to an increase in retail ready packaging markets around the world
Economic growth and urbanization lead to increase in retail ready packaging markets around the world.


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Plant of the Year 2014

Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.

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Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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2015 January

In this January 2015 issue of Food Engineering, we explore how robotics can play a role in pick-and-place, packaging, case packing and palletizing processes, and know where to implement robotic automation.

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Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

This text provides critical tools and data needed to augment routine food analysis and enhance food safety by aiding in the detection of counterfeit, and potentially deleterious, foods.

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