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Farmers criticise new food labelling laws

British Farmers from the National Farmers Union (NFU) and the National Pig Association (NPA) have said that the new rules introduced by the European Commission regarding food labelling will confuse British shoppers. The Commission has introduced laws that require food to detail where the meat was reared and slaughtered. The NFU and NPA are calling… Read more

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British company develops compostable coffee pods

Biodegradable coffee pods have been successfully manufactured by a British company which is developing different uses for natural plastics. Biome Bioplastics is offering the first solution to the problem of single-use capsules, in an attempt to cut down on the amount of such capsules ending up on landfill sites. Biome developed a range of compostable materials… Read more

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Packaging Innovations Show a success

London’s Business Design Centre recently opened its doors for the Packaging Innovations London 2013 and the event was a success. The two-day event rant from October 1st to 2nd in Islington and showcased a wide range of packaging developments, as well as holding a number of informative seminars. In its fourth year, over 170 different… Read more

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New food packaging safety measures

It has been announced that the Chromatic Technologies Inc. (CTI) is developing patent-pending ‘reveal inks’ which will provide reminders to return certain items such a milk, yoghurt and ketchup to the fridge to prevent food poisoning. Between 2009-2010, 21 per cent of diseases caused by food occurred in the home – generally caused by foods… Read more

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