plastic-wrapped processed cheeses

In contact with food safety - the Bisphenol A debate

As Bisphenol A and its safety in food contact packaging makes the headlines, delegates at the Food Contact 2010 conference in September discussed the negative public opinion.

Materials Science & Engineering Spotlight

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Unlocking ingenuity at the European Packaging Summit

Delegates at the European Packaging Summit, held in London, UK, on 5-6 October, converged to assess the state of the packaging industry, with discussions on regulations, the economic situation and how a fundamental shift in thinking is needed.
A mango, yesterday

Fruitful endeavours in edible films

A film composed entirely of mango puree could provide an alternative to synthetic materials and increase shelf-life of fresh-cut fruit, according to a team of Thai researchers.
Closed Loop’s Nick Cliffe helps the Made On A Bus group get to grips with recycled plastic

Wheels in motion - waste management workshop

A workshop on the trail of recyclable waste sparked dialogue between UK local council officials, recycling industry professionals, designers and processors in waste management.