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When it comes to any product, packaging is important. Not only do you want your packaging to do a good job of marketing your product, you have to ensure your packaging protects the product inside from damage or spoilage. This is especially important in the food industry, where poor packaging can lead to ruined products and potential legal liability for food-borne illnesses.
There are a couple of different packaging techniques that are popular for food products: vacuum pouches and shrink sleeves. Both have some particular advantages and can be the better choice depending on the food involved.
Food that is likely to expire soon, such as meat and produce, does much better in a vacuum sealed package. Vacuum sealing preserves food three to five times longer than other forms of packaging. That’s important for a fo (more…)
Top Green Tea Diet
Ice cream, ever since its invention in the early 20th century, has endured as a massively popular and time-honored frozen dessert across the United States, and today, more flavors and variations of this treat exist than ever before, and ice cream also has related desserts to compete with such as gelato, frozen yogurt, sherbet, and [...]
It is no secret that people across the globe love their coffee. Coffee had such an impact on the world when it was first developed that several cardinals in Rome went to the Pope and asked for it to be banned. Historians have found that prior to the development of coffee, the normal beverages people [...]
There’s no denying that Americans love ice cream. The average American will consume ice cream 28.5 times this year. Additionally, in any given two-week period, according to research by NPD Group, 40 percent of Americans will eat ice cream. If you’re passionate about ice cream and other sweet treats, a great way to share that [...]
Health and Fitness
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Moral injury resembles post-traumatic stress disorder with an added burden of guilt, and requires different treatment. [...]
- Well: Direct-to-Consumer Lab Tests, No Doctor Visit Required
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- Well: A Doctor on Schedule, Rarely on Time
Everyone can tell when I’m behind. Every visit is pared to essentials. Paperwork is postponed, chatting minimized. [...]
- Well: Early Puberty in Girls Raises the Risk of Depression
Those who developed breasts younger than their peers had a higher risk of depression, a new study found. [...]
- Well: Think Like a Doctor: The Tired Gardener Solved!
Readers solve the case of a previously healthy 67-year-old gardener who is too exhausted and feverish to garden. [...]