Archive for the 'Tetra Pak' Category

Coconut Drink Recalled Due To Problem With Packaging

Published: 15 March 2011
Category: Packaging CONCERNS, Tetra Pak

“Food Safety News” reports a Los Angeles-based company is recalling their coconut water beverage because a problem with packaging may be permitting the growth of mold. ONE World Enterprises, LLC announced the recall of O.N.E. Coconut Water, packaged in 11.2 oz Tetra Pak cartons, after receiving a small number of consumer complaints. O.N.E. Coconut Water […]

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New Study Finds Estrogenic Contamination Originates from Plastic Food Packaging

Published: 24 March 2009
Category: PET (polyethylene terephthalate), Packaging CONCERNS, Studies/State & Federal Regulations, Tetra Pak

A recent study conducted by Martin Wagner and Jörg Oehlmann has found a widespread contamination of mineral water with xenoestrogens that partly originates from compounds leaching from the plastic packaging material. The results indicate that a broader range of foodstuff may be contaminated with endocrine disruptors when packed in plastics. This provides first evidence that […]

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Environmentalists Attack Tetra Pak

Published: 7 April 2008
Category: Packaging CONCERNS, Sustainability, Tetra Pak

According to Toronto’s “City News,” the Toronto Environmental Alliance (TEA) recently looked at the environmental impact of Tetra Pak containers and insists that such packaging is made from virgin pulp, aluminum and plastic, each of which creates pollution through its production. The Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) claims that Tetra Pak is environmentally friendly […]

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“Environmentalists Attack Tetra Pak at LCBO”

Published: 2 April 2008
Category: Packaging CONCERNS, Recycling, Sustainability, Tetra Pak

According to Toronto’s “City News,” the Toronto Environmental Alliance (TEA) recently looked at the environmental impact of Tetra Pak containers and insists that such packaging is made from virgin pulp, aluminum and plastic, each of which creates pollution through its production. The Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) claims that Tetra Pak is environmentally friendly […]

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“Tetra Pak is the Hummer and glass is the bicycle.”

Published: 26 July 2006
Category: Tetra Pak

The Toronto Star recently responded to the media attention surrounding wine packaging and repudiates claims by Tetra Pak representatives that their packaging material is more “environmentally friendly” than glass packaging. The Star quotes an activist with the Toronto Environmental Alliance, who says, “Tetra Pak is the Hummer and glass is the bicycle. I don’t […]

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