Archive for April, 2009

Fourteen of the Largest Food and Beverage Companies Still use BPA in Packaging

Published: 30 April 2009
Category: Bisphenol A (BPA), Packaging CONCERNS, Studies/State & Federal Regulations

“Beverage Online” reports fourteen of the largest public packaged food and beverage companies still use the controversial chemical bisphenol A (BPA) in their packaging despite studies linking the synthetic sex hormone to developmental problems, heart disease and diabetes, according to Seeking Safer Packaging, a new report by investors Green Century Capital Management (“Green Century”) and […]

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Study Finds Food and Beverage Companies are Not Doing Enough to Find Substitutes to BPA Packaging

Published: 29 April 2009
Category: Bisphenol A (BPA), Packaging CONCERNS, Studies/State & Federal Regulations

The “Milwaukee Journal Sentinel” reports food and beverage companies are not doing enough to find substitutes to bisphenol A (BPA), a study released Monday by a consortium of environmental activists says. Of the companies surveyed, only Heinz was using an alternative to BPA in some of its products. Heinz, Hain Celestial, and Nestlé […]

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Packaging for Organic Makeup and Skin Care

Published: 28 April 2009
Category: Organic Products in Glass

According to “Organic Makeup and Skin Care,” one of the most popular packaging materials for natural cosmetics is glass. Glass is non-porous and inert material, which is good for the lifespan of the formulations. And it is recyclable, making it a popular “green” choice.

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Follow “Choose Glass” on Twitter

Published: 28 April 2009
Category: Organic Products in Glass

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Discoverer of “Great Pacific Garbage Patch” Discusses Plastic Trash in our Oceans

Published: 28 April 2009
Category: Packaging CONCERNS, Sustainability

Watch Captain Charles Moore of the Algalita Marine Research Foundation, the first person to discover the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, talk about the endless waste of plastic trash floating in our oceans.

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Organic Sick Tea

Published: 28 April 2009
Category: Organic Products in Glass

Sick Tea is an organic line of premium teas made with the finest ingredients. Sick Tea is designed to be consumed hot or cold. It is sweetened with agave as a sweetener and pure juice to enhance the flavor. This full-bodied tea is packaged in a 12 oz. glass bottle.

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Santa Cruz Organic Super Fruits

Published: 28 April 2009
Category: Organic Products in Glass

Santa Cruz Organic is proud to offer three new “super fruit” juice blends that provide the most powerful antioxidants. The three new flavors include Blueberry Acai, Cranberry Goji and Pomegranate Black Currant. Santa Cruz Super Fruits juices are packaged in 32 oz. glass bottles.

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Pannela Organic Drink

Published: 28 April 2009
Category: Organic Products in Glass

Panella is a unique, healthy and refreshing new beverage made from raw, unrefined cane juice. It is a great source of Vitamin C and other natural minerals. Pannela comes in 16 oz. glass bottles featuring vibrant shrink sleeve labeling and is available in three refreshing flavors: Lemon Fun, Peach Smile and Pomegranate Joy.

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Hartford Citizens and Lawmakers Voice Opposition to BPA Use

Published: 28 April 2009
Category: Bisphenol A (BPA), Packaging CONCERNS, Studies/State & Federal Regulations

“The New Britain Herald” (Hartford, Conn.) reports concerned citizens, lawmakers, and environmental activists gathered in Hartford, Connecticut, under the shadow of a 20-foot baby bottle, to voice their opposition to the use of bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical thought to cause harm to adults and children. Among the speakers at the rally were Attorney […]

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Bottle Water Sales Flatten during Recession

Published: 28 April 2009
Category: Packaging CONCERNS, Sustainability

“National Public Radio” (NPR) reports after years of double-digit increases, bottled water sales have flattened, and industry analysts are saying both the economy and environmentalists may be having an effect. The group Corporate Accountability International is currently running a taste test at the University of Hartford to convince students that there’s not much difference between […]

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