The Vermont House has approved legislation calling for labeling of food products containing genetically modified organisms. Thursday's vote came after the House spent most of the day debating a measure that will not see final action this year because the Senate lacks time to take it up.
Shoppers in the U.S. will soon have more information about where their meat comes from after new federal labeling rules went into effect Thursday. The rules require labels on steaks, ribs and other cuts of meat to say where the animal was born, raised and slaughtered.
Canada said Thursday that it is considering retaliatory measures against the United States in a dispute over meat-labeling rules that Ottawa and the World Trade Organization consider discriminatory and the Canadian government says will mean additional costs for producers.
The Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly rejected an amendment that would allow states to require labeling of genetically modified foods.Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, said his amendment was an attempt to clarify that states can require the labels.
GSC Packaging was named the fastest growing private company in metro Atlanta, with 3,265 percent growth. GSC Packaging, a nationwide provider of turnkey contract packaging solutions, earned the number one spot in the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 2013 Pacesetter Awards, which recognize Atlanta’s 100 fastest-growing private companies.
Evian is giving itself a facelift to keep up with its sleek, young competitors on store shelves. The water company is unveiling a new bottle for the first time in 14 years as it looks to reinvigorate its image and win back market share in the premium water category.
Corporate Accountability International took out a quarter-page ad Monday in a special national parks supplement to USA Today, calling on Coca-Cola's bottled water brand Dasani to stop interfering in efforts by national parks to go bottled water free.
"Natural is clearly perceived by some brand managers as being a very important claim," says Phil Lempert editor in chief of The Food Journal. "However, consumer skepticism is growing as shoppers pay attention to the nutritional facts panel and the ingredients on the labels and often it's not so natural."
The Sira-Cook™ Supreme™ bag can be used in a conventional oven or on a griddle, hot-plate or barbecue.
A Utah man recently found a burger he had misplaced... 14 years ago. The burger looks great for its age, having been mummified since it's birthday in 1999. It hasn't molded or decayed at all in the decade and a half since it was first served.
Efficient operations at processing facilities are more critical than ever if meat product manufacturers are to remain profitable. Fortunately, advancements in packaging machinery and the potential for automation resulting from these innovations can play a pivotal role in enhancing efficiency for meat processing operations.
Company now offers the InterpackUSA Series Case Sealers, which are adjustable, operator-fed machines that process same-sized RSC style cases.
The 330 case erector is designed for meat and poultry plants requiring sanitary, stainless steel construction and NEMA 4X electrical panel to fulfill industry standards.
Exopack, Britton Group, PACCOR, Kobusch and Paragon Print & Packaging have announced they will join forces to become one large packaging company, headquartered in Luxembourg. All five packaging companies are affiliated portfolio companies of Sun Capital Partners, Inc.
The Vermont House Judiciary Committee has approved a bill requiring labeling of food products containing genetically modified organisms. But the measure isn't expected to pass into law this year, because there isn't enough time before the end of the session — scheduled this weekend — to get the bill through the Senate.
Tucked away in Pascoag, R.I., Daniele, Inc. is using innovative technology to extend shelf-life, ensure food safety and expand the reach of its sausage and cured meat products to a growing base of consumers. The company has been making sausages in the region for nearly 40 years. But its roots stretch much farther.
Five leading packaging companies in North America and Europe announced they intend to combine in order to operate as one global leader under the banner of Exopack Holdings Sarl, a new Luxembourg company. The combined business will have 63 plants, 8,650 employees and aggregate revenues of more than US$2.5B, making it the sixth-largest plastics packaging company in the world.
Company's DPET™ direct-to-sheet manufacturing system is designed to provide the kind of consistency it takes to realize the absolute maximum from Form, Fill, and Seal (FFS) lines.
In this digital exclusive from TLC, the cable channel takes a look at the history of the frozen foods processing industry and the pioneers who made the convenience of frozen foods a reality and revolutionized the way Americans eat.
The FlexiBag 280 and FlexiBag 400 are single-tube vertical form-fill-seal machines capable of producing pillow, gusseted, standup and stable pouches.
The Smiler™ two-compartment polyethylene terephthalate (PET) container is the first of its kind. The Smiler™ technology enables bottles and containers to be injection blow molded into different shapes and sizes.
The tna robag® FXIS 3ci vertical form fill and seal (VFFS) rotary polyethylene packaging system offers efficiencies up to 99% of target output while reaching speeds of 150 bpm.
Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc., an independent company that bottles and distributes Coca-Cola drinks in Western Europe, said Thursday that its profit fell in the first quarter as it sold less soda and paid more for ingredients. The company also said it would let its right to buy Coca-Cola's bottling business in Germany expire.
A bill that would allow malt beverages, including beer, to be sold in Connecticut in pliable pouches is moving through the General Assembly. The House of Representatives voted 120-25 on Wednesday in favor of the legislation. The bill now awaits action in the Senate.
The DataMan® 503 is suited for most challenging barcode reading applications.
While "hazard-based decision-making" has been, and often still is, the norm, governments around the world are adopting Risk Analysis (RA) as the framework for risk-based decision-making. Unilever has adopted this governmental model to risk-based decision-making and the science/technologies involved in it into our food safety assurance approach to innovating and marketing food products.