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Why I Believe We’ll Achieve A Circular Economy
By Jennifer Elks, Contributor
It's not all about the packaging, but it's a very good start.
In Partnership with Sustainable Brands
Ketchup Or PFAS With Those Fries? Researchers Raise Concerns About Chemicals In Fast Food Packaging
Assistant Editor, FairWarning
By Paul Feldman, FairWarning As if cheeseburgers, fries and microwave popcorn weren’t enough of a dietary worry, now comes
FOOD & DRINK
4 Chocolate Bars Too Pretty To Eat
Food writer, feminist, chocolate eater
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.
This String Cheese Packaging Is Oddly Sexist
"Reduced fat" should not make a food more feminine.
House Democrats Lobby Leadership To Ditch Foam Packaging
This article was updated after publication to note that "Styrofoam" is a brand name specific to a type of polystyrene product
The Worst Thing Since White Bread
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.
All of Me Why Not Eat All Of Me: The Future of Edible Packaging
A man with an opinion
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.
Healthwashing With a Green Label
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.
Physician, Entrepreneur, Co-Founder: Herbal Water Inc.
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.
FOOD & DRINK
Creative Food Packaging Concepts We Wish Were Real (PHOTOS)
It looks so good, we don't even want to open it.
Supermarket Advertising 'Common Sense' Sells Peeled Bananas In Plastic Wrap
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Edible Bottles, Edible Bags
Journalist, author of 'Unworthy,' 'Party of One', and 'Stuck.'
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.
Reusing Glass Jars, Egg Cartons And Other Ideas For Recycling Food Packaging
Reuse it safely: From Earth911's Mary Mazzoni: Plastic #1, or PET, containers such as plastic bottles are not known to leach
End Game: The Petitions to Ban BPA
Lawyer, Ocean Advocate, Environmentalist
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.
50 Years Of Food Marketing Trends That Fool People
Paper or Plastic? Neither, At New Grocery Store Without Packaging
Is Food Packaging Affecting Your Health?
Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P.
Co-founder, Women to Women
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?
California Is for Plovers, Not Polystyrene
Lisa Kaas Boyle
I am an Environmental Attorney, Mother, and Activist on behalf...
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.
Inflation Pushes Companies To Use Smaller Packages
As an expected increase in the cost of raw materials looms for late summer, consumers are beginning to encounter shrinking
CULTURE & ARTS
Branding Food: 10 Clever Package Designs
Design Principal, Perkins and Will
A Kashi Lean container that features a lid instructing users to "fill to the top for a regular serving size" is a brilliant
The Big Risk of Insanely Small Nanoparticles in Our Food
COO, Co-Founder, Neurocern
For now, until the FDA and the USDA get their acts together, when it comes to food and our health, it seems that we, the people, are once more on our own.
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