Media Reports Fluorinated Compounds in U.S. Fast Food Packaging

Chemicals Found in Fast Food Packaging  A number of news outlets have recently reported, referred to, and quoted the findings of a study conducted in 2014-15 by Silent Spring Institute. The study was published in the journal, “Environmental Science & Technology Letters.” It reported on the finding of chemical substances (fluorinated compounds), that have been […]

7 Essentials of FDA Food Contact Coatings

FDA: Regulations to Ensure Safety of the Food Supply Congress, in 1958 enacted the Food Additives Amendment to the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA). This action gave the U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authority to ensure the safety of food by regulating food additives that may be either directly or indirectly […]

Barrier Coatings for Food Packaging

Barrier Performance

Demands for Food Packaging With the global customer base for retailed food increasing, food packaging must more and more conform to international food quality, and safety standards. This also can mean longer shelf life is a necessity. Increased global consumer awareness, income, combined with busier lifestyles, is creating a growing demand for convenience foods. Consumers […]

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