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Targets US market where debate rages about polystyrene foam

Iggesund Paperboard creates double-walled cup

Iggesund Paperboard creates double-walled cup

Iggesund Paperboard has created a cup with a double-walled layer to use one material on the inside and another for the outer wall, which works as a heat shield and brand carrier.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific backs food safety chemistry course

The food safety and quality analysis company is lending support to a specialized chemistry seminar program at a North Carolina university.

Australia

Maggie Beer forced to amend misleading labels after ACCC wins action

The celebrity chef at the centre of an Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) ruling on misleading labelling has apologised to consumers and claimed the transgression was an innocent mistake.

India

‘Unlawful’ FSSAI advisory killed off by Supreme Court

Another court decision, another defeat for India’s food regulator. This time, the Supreme Court has stayed Bombay High Court’s earlier judgement to quash a controversial product advisory issued by the Food Safety & Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) on imported food items.

The cheese stands alone: Sonoco cheers packaging sustainability

The company’s Sonoco Recycling subsidiary has awarded its Sustainability Star Award to Saputo Cheese USA for best environmental practices.

Global Industry News

Dairy products tainted with cleaning fluid from FoodManufacture.co.uk

Trewithen Dairy is recalling some milk and cream products after discovering they had been tainted by a small amount of cleaning fluid.

Heinz baby food recall prompts global standards call from FoodManufacture.co.uk

Heinz’s recall of some infant cereal products in China after excessive quantities of lead were detected in ingredient samples has prompted calls for tough global food standards.

Cambridge University and mystery industry backer to explore heat tolerant chocolate from ConfectioneryNews.com

Scientists at the University of Cambridge are to research how to keep chocolate from melting in hot, tropical regions.

‘Protective coat’ for Listeria discovered from FoodQualityNews.com

A substance that greatly increases the survival of Listeria monocytogenes has been discovered by researchers who hope it will lead to better techniques to combat the pathogen.

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Flexible packaging emphasizes convenience

Top five flexible packaging trends

A leader from packaging provider Zip-Pak has offered his views on what trends are driving the flexible...

Krones will slash Italian jobs to ensure site’s ‘long-term future’

Krones will slash Italian jobs to ensure site’s ‘long-term future’

Krones said today that it will scrap packaging and palletising operations at its subsidiary Kosme, which specializes...

Food packaging labels must be easier to understand: Canada

Canada demands clearer nutrition labels

The Canadian government is proposing changes to its labels on food packaging to make the data more...

Food safety violations land Sysco a $19.4m penalty

Sysco penalized $19.4m for unrefrigerated food storage

Food distribution giant Sysco has been ordered to pay nearly $20m in restitution for keeping perishable food...