Food packaging

Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl, which are used to make products stain- and water-resistant, have been linked to adverse health effects.
It's not all about the packaging, but it's a very good start.
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By Paul Feldman, FairWarning As if cheeseburgers, fries and microwave popcorn weren’t enough of a dietary worry, now comes
The best part about writing about chocolate for a living is that I get to, well, eat a lot of chocolate. The second-best part? Looking at all the gorgeous labels. Here are four of the prettiest craft chocolate packages in the country.
"Reduced fat" should not make a food more feminine.
This article was updated after publication to note that "Styrofoam" is a brand name specific to a type of polystyrene product
While most Americans think about eating healthy and want to make improvements, more than half say that figuring out their income taxes is easier than knowing what they should and shouldn't eat.
The edible container is not a new concept according to research groups around the world. The pharmaceutical industries have used gelatinous packaging for decades reducing waste and adding consumer convenience and value.
As the FDA and other government organizations continue to debate front of label systems, a new study suggests design and color deserve as much attention as the nutrition information itself if we are to really help consumers reach informed food choices.
It looks so good, we don't even want to open it.
Harvard University scientists have developed a material that can be used to wrap, bottle and otherwise package food -- which tastes like the food it contains, and can be eaten after (or before) the food it contains.
Reuse it safely: From Earth911's Mary Mazzoni: Plastic #1, or PET, containers such as plastic bottles are not known to leach
As scientists continue to study the effects of BPA on humans, the FDA is finding that it is the one under the microscope -- the microscope of public scrutiny, that is -- and what we are seeing is troubling.
Most of us are genuinely trying to do our best to be healthy -- we buy organic food, try to drink filtered water and include more fruits and vegetables with every meal. But what about the packaging surrounding our food?
The hope in roping off sections of plover habitat in Malibu Lagoon is that we will be able to share the beach with our feathered friends and that the plovers will nest and reproduce.
As an expected increase in the cost of raw materials looms for late summer, consumers are beginning to encounter shrinking