Food Packaging

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

Senator Chuck Schumer has called on the FDA to launch a formal investigation into the health effects of chemicals used in fast food packaging.<p>On …

Food

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 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

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

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

Graphic Design

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

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

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 …

Research

Report: Mac and cheese contains chemicals banned from baby products

A new study raises concerns about phthalates in some popular foods

Mac and Cheese

Lessons On Branding From A Company That Has No Brand

You start by trademarking a white box.<p>This week, a new startup called Brandless started selling a mix of household goods and food online with the goal of changing consumption habits and making quality food affordable.<p>As the name suggests, Brandless is trying to emphasize the products it sells …

Identity

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 …

Recycling

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 …

Three-quarters of public mistakenly believe coconut oil is healthy

If your daily diet includes orange juice, a dash of coconut oil and a typical muesli bar, don't expect a tick of approval from a nutritionist.<p>A …

Australian News

Discovering the "third generation" of bioplastics

The ongoing revolution in packaging is the use of 100% organic materials obtained from the leftovers of agricultural production. An expert from the …

Sustainability

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 …

Food (Australia)

The trouble with Tony the Tiger and the Paddle Pop Lion

Cartoon characters on food packaging such as Kellogg's Tony the Tiger and Toucan Sam are fuelling Australia's childhood obesity crisis and should be …

Australian News

Call to ban cartoon characters on kids' 'junk food'

More than half of supermarket products marketed at kids are unhealthy, according to a new survey by the Obesity Policy Coalition.<p>The finding has lead …

Junk Food

Vancouver targets disposable cups, foam containers and bags

City of Vancouver staff are preparing to present council with options to reduce the use of disposable coffee cups, plastic and paper shopping bags, …

Canadian News

10+ Of The Most Genius Food Packaging Designs Ever Created

Compiled by <b>Bored Panda</b>, the list below contains a wealth of clever designs to change the way you think about food packaging, from yogurt lids that …

Graphic Design

Dow, DuPont merger gets conditional antitrust approval

DuPont (DD.N) and Dow Chemical Co (DOW.N) have won U.S. antitrust approval to merge on condition that the companies sell certain crop protection …

Business (Canada)

Shocking Study Finds Water of 15 million Americans Contains Deadly Cancerous DuPont Chemical

A new study accompanied by a detailed map demonstrates the prevalence of PFCs in the American drinking water supply and the dangers it presents.

Research

Little Yumyum Baby food Packaging on RISD Portfolios

Little YumYum is an imaginary company that specializes in healthy, organic baby food. The brand believes that parents should choose what is best for …

Graphic Design

Food waste could be the future of food packaging

A growing number of entrepreneurs and researchers are working to turn foods such as mushrooms and milk into replacements for plastics, coatings and …

Canadian News

Advocates Challenge FDA Allowance of Toxic Chemical in Food; Seeking rarely used administrative hearing on brain-stunting chemical in food packaging

(Washington, DC – June 5, 2017) Public health advocates used a little-known legal tool today to challenge a recent FDA move allowing a toxic chemical …

Natural Resources Defense Council

Wesfarmers rating downgraded as Amazon looms … Skype wants to be like Snapchat … Choice weighs in on food packaging

<i>By Dominic Powell and Emma Koehn.</i>Investment analysts at Morgan Stanley have reduced the share price target of retail giant Wesfarmers by 12%, …

Food (Australia)

Fun Fact: Your Food Might Be Packaged In Fungus, Lobster Shells, or Milk

We’ve known for years that food packaging is harmful to the environment—it wastes energy, increases greenhouse gas emissions, and even hurts our …

U.S. Department of Agriculture