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fish food art
November 1, 2014
Food art can convey a variety of messages. These initiatives use food and art to show the world about the…
October 29, 2014
Nutrition facts and claims on front-of-package labeling can be confusing and dangerous to consumers, says the World Health Organization.
October 20, 2014
Perchlorate and perfluorocarboxylates are at the center of a petition to the FDA over the health risks posed by these…
edible coffee cup
September 23, 2014
The edible coffee cup is here. While it won't necessarily solve our food packaging waste problem, it will indeed make…
July 11, 2014
Researchers have identified 175 chemicals in food packaging that are known to be hazardous, including carcinogens.
food packaging toxic chemicals
March 4, 2014
Research finds that chronic exposure to chemicals in food packaging can put us at risk for life-threatening diseases.
February 26, 2014
Computer chips will alert the consumer before items reach the spoiling point, thus reducing food waste.
September 20, 2012
Would you eat your yogurt cup? How about coated fruit that stays fresh for weeks? Edible food packaging may be…
February 20, 2012
As virtually every nation around the world struggles to combat waste management—particularly edible food waste—a Harvard Wyss Institute for Biologically…
July 9, 2011
There are certain chemicals so pervasive in the household products we use and food we eat, that we're playing Russian…