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2014-04-15 12:30:40

OTTAWA, April 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Many Canadians enjoy eating leftovers from family dinners and from dining out as a time-saving and budget-friendly meal. Still, leftovers need to be properly handled to help reduce the risk of foodborne illness. It's estimated that there are approximately 4 million cases of food-related illnesses in Canada every year. Many of these illnesses could be prevented by following proper food handling and preparation techniques. Here are some tips to help...

2014-04-15 04:21:06

KOTKA, Finland, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The main benefits of this revolutionary filling system are high output & low manning, relatively short investment payback time and health/ environment & safety advantages. The system also opens up possibilities to centralize filling operations with integrated system suppliers through cooperation which ensures smooth start-up and simpler support. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click:...

2014-04-11 16:22:14

ReportsnReports.com offers "Blister Packaging Market in the US 2014-2018" research report in its store. DALLAS, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Blister packaging is a form of high visibility packaging that uses pre-formed plastic packs for small consumer goods and pharmaceuticals. Blister packs comprise a base layer, made either of plastic or aluminum, with cavities or a formable web known as blisters. Blister packs are mainly used to package pharmaceutical products such as OTC drugs...

2014-04-10 23:04:41

According to this report, the flexible packaging market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 5.1% from 2013 to 2018 with Asia-Pacific led the global market followed by Europe and North America in terms of revenue in the year 2012. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/flexible-packaging-market-1271.html) (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 According to market research report “Flexible Packaging Market by End-Use (Food, Beverage, Personal Care & Pharmaceutical), Material (Polypropylene,...

2014-04-10 12:28:01

OTTAWA, April 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Issue Easter is almost here and eggs may be a part of your family celebration. Although Salmonella is not common in Canadian eggs, some people are more susceptible to the bacteria, particularly young children, the elderly, pregnant women and people with weakened immune systems. Therefore, eggs should be cooked thoroughly when serving them to people in these high-risk groups. And remember, decorated eggs that have been left out on display are not...

2014-04-10 12:20:20

DEERFIELD, Ill., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pregis Corp. is announcing a multimillion dollar investment for a new proprietary and custom-built converting line at its Plymouth, Ind., manufacturing plant. The new equipment will be used to produce low-density polyethylene hybrid cushioning (HC) film used by its AirSpeed Versa brand of protective packaging equipment. The new line is expected to be operational by the end of Q3 and will double previous production capacity....

2014-04-09 20:22:23

Legislation Would Reduce Consumer Confusion and Promote Safety of Food WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Dairy Foods Association applauds the introduction today of The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2014, which would establish a federal standard for voluntary labeling of food and beverage products made with genetically modified ingredients (GMOs). The bill was introduced by Representatives Mike Pompeo (R-KS) and G.K. Butterfield (D-NC),...

2014-04-09 12:30:54

Colorado MED adding enforcement agents and undercover operatives DENVER, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kush Bottles, North America's premier supplier of certified, child-resistant packaging and Colorado-compliant Philips Rx Pop Top bottles for the marijuana industry, commented today on the news that the Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) has pledged stronger enforcement, including adding enforcement agents, data analysis and undercover operatives. As reported in the...

2014-04-08 23:32:20

Lightning Labels offers Spring Savings in time to start packaging beauty products for Mother's Day. Denver, CO (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Denver, CO, (April 8, 2014) - Lightning Labels, leader in printing custom labels and stickers, can help brands with packaging beauty products for Mother's Day on May 11. Preparing sweets and bath and body product labels is a smart way to get ready for this holiday. However, it's also important not to forget that less traditional gifts could also...

2014-04-08 12:26:55

LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Packaging Industry in the United KingdomStiffer recycling targets hit the UK in 2012, and manufacturers are responding to the new targets in different ways. Some companies look forward to the challenge and want to contribute to green efforts for packaging materials. Other companies deem the recycling targets as unrealistic and impossible to achieve, considering the chain of people that need to...