In trying times, people look for distractions. They might find relief in enjoying a classic film with family or they might dig into a big tub of ice cream pulled from the freezer. The movie world and the food world both provide an escape from everyday life.
Your company spends time, money and other resources on package design. You ensure that accurate nutrition information, step-by-step preparation instructions and a strong brand identity all make it on to the front of your box, wrapper or bag.
With more sustainable packages appearing on store shelves, Refrigerated & Frozen Foods seeks an industry perspective from Brian McGlynn, a 30-year-plus food packaging industry veteran who has worked with all types of packaging materials.
Listeria monocytogenes is a pathogenic bacterium that can contaminate foods and cause a mild illness or, in some cases, a severe life-threatening disease. Some of the foods that have been implicated in listeria outbreaks have been ready-to-eat foods (RTE), which sometimes can support the growth of the organism to high numbers.