Food Packaging

Icahn Enterprises - High Yield At A Premium To NAV, But Worth It

IEP marries an activist to his 91%-owned private equity fund.<p>It has $28 billion of assets and pays a 10.8% dividend yield.<p>The underlying business …

Stocks

Changing the paradigm of consumption

Consumerism now is all about instant gratification at the best price. We want our products as quickly and easily as possible, and the consumer …

Sustainability

Penn State researchers turn crab shell component, wood into biodegradable, potentially edible packaging

Could that Jersey crab claw you just tossed in the trash someday become a basic component of a biodegradable restaurant takeout container?<p>Jeffrey …

Recycling

10 Israeli innovations that will outsmart superbugs

Antibiotics are one of the most effective ways to treat bacterial infections. However, they have been overprescribed and misprescribed for years, …

Microbiology

Lidl apologises for airbrushing Christian crosses from food packaging after 'discrimination' claims

The German retail giant came under criticism on social media after shoppers noticed that the crosses had been deliberately removed from the famous …

News (Ireland)

Lidl says sorry for removing crosses from churches on packaging

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Supermarket chain Lidl has apologised for airbrushing Christian crosses out of images of the Greek island of Santorini on some …

Lidl removes crosses from Greek church on food packaging in attempt to be ‘religiously neutral’

Lidl has come under fire for editing a cross at the top of a church out of an image it uses on the packaging for its own-brand range of Greek-style …

Religion

Lidl airbrushes crosses from church on Greek food packaging to be 'religiously neutral'

Budget supermarket Lidl is facing a backlash after airbrushing Christian symbols from packaging in order to remain "religiously neutral".<p>The German chain's Greek food range features images of the famous Anastasis Church in Santorini, Greece, complete with its world-renowned blue dome roof.<p>But …

Lidl erases Church crosses from Greek emblematic landscape on food packaging

You want a picturesque Greek scenery with the church, but you’re bothered to see a cross, claiming reasons of falsely understood political …

Orthodox Christianity

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Think about the food you have sitting in your refrigerator right now: the blocks of cheese, the packages of apples, the cartons of eggs. Chances are …

Sustainability

Sen. Schumer Calls on FDA to Investigate Fast Food Packaging Chemicals

The Senate minority leader also took on meat allergy-causing ticks and cramped airline seats, too.<p>Senator Chuck Schumer has called on the FDA to …

Fast Food

Schumer wants FDA investigation into fast food packaging

NEW YORK — Sen. Charles Schumer says the Food and Drug Administration should launch a formal investigation into the health consequences of chemicals …

Health

Is Fast Food Packaging Harmful? Chuck Schumer Wants FDA To Investigate

Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer on Sunday urged the Food and Drug Administration to launch an investigation into the possible use of chemicals …

Health

Schumer Calls For FDA Probe On Dangers Of Phthalates In Fast Food Packaging

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP)</b> — Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Sunday that the Food and Drug Administration should launch a formal …

Health

Swiss village overrun with tourists after viral video

The Disappearing Wonders of the World0:41<p>The Mona Lisa, The Great Wall of China, The Trevi Fountain; it seems some of the wonders of the world are …

Australian News

A Vibrant, Artistic Fast Food Packaging That May Be Too Beautiful To Thrash

<b>Fast food packaging</b> seems to epitomize the fast-consumption, throw-away pop culture that increasing defines the digital age—considering the short …

What Are Phthalates … And Why Are They in Your Mac and Cheese?

Before you bite into your next mouthful of macaroni and cheese, consider a new report that warns you may be biting into a spoonful of …

Health

Cool engineering jobs you never knew existed

Considering a career in engineering? Nabbing that degree doesn’t have to mean a future as a civil or chemical engineer. Instead, here are five jobs …

Engineering

M&S slashes plastic use in food packaging to cut waste

More than 140 products including crisps and popcorn put in smaller, redesigned packets with reduced air pocket, but same amount of food<p>A major UK supermarket has slashed the amount of packaging used for its popular snacks such as crisps and popcorn by reducing the pocket of air at the top of the …

Environment

What chemicals are in your mac and cheese?

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's not listed on the ingredient list, but a new analysis published this week found high concentrations of the chemicals known as phthalates in the cheese powder of macaroni and cheese.<p>The small study evaluated 30 different cheese products which included natural cheese products, including …

News (U.S.)

What chemicals are in the cheese powder in your mac and cheese box?

It’s not listed on the ingredient list, but a new analysis published this week found high concentrations of the chemicals known as phthalates in the …

Kraft Heinz

Report: Mac and cheese contains chemicals banned from baby products

A new study raises concerns about phthalates in some popular foods

Mac and Cheese

If you can't live without macaroni and cheese, don't read this

Study finds the instant stuff is packed full of harmful chemicals.<p>If you'd like to live in a world made out of macaroni and cheese — a magical place …

Lifestyle

Finnish recyclable food packaging innovation attracts worldwide interest

Kotkamills, a wood and paper producer from southeast Finland, has received certification for using a new grade of plastics-free paperboard it has …

European News

Zimbabwe: Styrofoam Ban in Food Packaging Begins - Report

[New Zimbabwe] Government has finally begun implementing the Statutory Instrument which bans the use of Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) known as kaylites …

Sustainability

Prices rises for Paper & Packaging | Expense Reduction Analysts

<b>According to independent researchers IBISWorld the price of wood pulp is forecast to rise by 5.1% year on year, for the next couple of years. For</b> …

Recycling

Canadian woman fined $1.85 million on cocaine charges

<b>A Canadian woman who was held with cocaine valued at almost $7 million has been fined a total of $1,850,000 by the St. James Parish Court.</b><p>Taneish …

Jamaica

Cancer Council survey reveals big gap in what public and experts think is healthy

Seventy-one per cent believed orange juice was healthy (compared to 24 per cent of nutrition experts), 44 per cent thought gluten-free cakes were …

Australian News

Nothing Weighs Nothing

Seven hundred miles into my 2011 Appalachian Trail thru-hike, I met Scavenger. From Germany, Scavenger exuded the look of the classic European …

Hacking

Childhood obesity in Australia: Cartoon characters on kids’ food packaging face heat; Top brands found to be unhealthy

A survey carried out by Obesity Policy Coalition has created quite a buzz, and there are many who want a ban on cartoon characters used on food …

Cartoons