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How Companies Can Step Up on Safer Food

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By Boma Brown-West

Even if you haven’t heard of perchlorate, chances are that you probably have eaten it. Perchlorate is a chemical used in plastic packaging and food handling equipment for dry food like cereal, flour, and spices to reduce the buildup of static charges.

Global Food Security: Bringing it Home to U.S. Consumers

By Ron Cotterman, Vice President, Sustainability, Sealed Air
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These days, many of us have heard the statistics about the need to feed a growing global population expected to reach 9 billion by 2050, the 800 million malnourished people in the world, and the substantial amount of food, more than a third, that is wasted in both developed and developing countries.  But other than headlines and news stories, what is the connection with the U.S. food consumer?

Savvier Consumers Driving Packaging Innovation: Michael Richmond, HAVI Global Solutions

In interview, Richmond previews Focal Point 2015 presentation
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Co-founder of Packaging and Technology Integrated Solutions (PTIS), Michael Richmond is a strategic business and technical leader with 30 years of experience with consumer packaged goods companies including Kellogg's and Kraft, and both research and teaching at Michigan State University in the School of Packaging. Richmond is a featured presenter at Focal Point 2015: Paper-Based Food Packaging and Serviceware.

Using Nature’s Design Principles to Feed Nine Billion

Finalists announced for the world’s first food system focused biomimicry innovation accelerator
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September 30, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Earlier this year, hundreds of people from around the world took on a challenge to fix our global food system by looking to nature for design solutions. Now, eight finalist teams have been invited to prototype their solutions in an accelerator program that will award $100,000 to the top contender in an effort to increase speed to market for biomimetic solutions to global problems.

Sealed Air Innovations Can Drive Societal Change to Impact World Food Shortage

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Charlotte, NC, February 12, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE) participated in today’s Economist Feeding the World event in Amsterdam addressing how packaging innovation can help improve food access, food security, and reduce food waste.

Biomimicry Global Design Challenge Opens January 20th

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Our food system is in trouble. From farm to plate and back again, there’s a lot we can improve on. We want you to help.

Tetra Pak: Asia, Africa & Latin America will Consume Ever Increasing Share of Liquid Dairy Products

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Speaking at Gulfood Manufacturing 2014, Dennis Jönsson, president/CEO, Tetra Pak, gave a presentation on Powering Innovation in Food Processing and Packaging.

Read the full article at FoodProductionDaily.com 

Sealed Air, Food Safety and Sustainability

A Focal Point interview with Daniel Daggett
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The right packaging can make a big difference in sustainability gains by extending shelf life of perishable food. Sealed Air works to innovate in fresh food packaging, and Daniel Daggett, director of product stewardship and sustainability for the company, will discuss aspects of food safety and packaging at Focal Point 2014: Packaging at the Leading Edge. 

You can hear from Dan and 10 more expert speakers on the latest challenges and solutions in food and beverage packaging and converting.

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