Major Retailers in Britain Say No to Glitter for Christmas

Morrisons, John Lewis and Waitrose said they would not be using glitter in their holiday products this year. Does that really help the environment?

#christmas, #containers-and-packaging, #great-britain, #john-lewis, #morrisons, #oceans-and-seas, #plastics, #pollution, #research, #shopping-and-retail, #supermarkets-and-grocery-stores, #waitrose, #water-pollution

0

A Wine Dispenser for Your Counter

The Boxxle, which holds four bottles of wine or the wine bladder from a box wine, conveniently dispenses wine whenever you need it.

#boxxle-llc, #containers-and-packaging, #storage, #wines

0

Cream of Wheat to Drop Black Chef From Packaging, Company Says

The hot cereal joins Aunt Jemima, Eskimo Pie and other products that have shifted brand names and images amid calls for racial justice.

#advertising-and-marketing, #bg-foods-inc, #black-people, #containers-and-packaging, #cream-of-wheat, #discrimination, #food, #race-and-ethnicity

0

These Everyday Toxins May Be Hurting Pregnant Women and Their Babies

PFAS, industrial chemicals used to waterproof jackets and grease-proof fast-food containers, may disrupt pregnancy with lasting effects.

#babies-and-infants, #breastfeeding, #chemicals, #containers-and-packaging, #diabetes, #dupont-co, #environmental-protection-agency, #european-food-safety-authority, #hazardous-and-toxic-substances, #hoosick-falls-ny, #obesity, #parenting, #regulation-and-deregulation-of-industry, #science-and-technology, #teflon, #thyroid-gland, #water-pollution

0

You Probably Won’t Catch the Coronavirus From Frozen Food

Reports that the virus was detected in a trans-continental shipment of frozen chicken wings sparked concerns online. But experts aren’t worried.

#chickens, #containers-and-packaging, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #food, #food-contamination-and-poisoning, #your-feed-healthcare

0

Petition Urges Trader Joe’s to Get Rid of ‘Racist Branding’

The supermarket chain said it was in the process of phasing out names, including Trader Ming’s and Trader José, that have appeared on its international food products.

#containers-and-packaging, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #food, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #labeling-and-labels-product, #race-and-ethnicity, #supermarkets-and-grocery-stores, #trader-joes

0

Canned Cocktails in Quarantine Make Mixing a One-Step Process

Already on an upswing in recent years, the sales of pre-mixed drinks are now booming.

#alcoholic-beverages, #cocktails-and-mixed-drinks, #containers-and-packaging, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #vodka

0

Boom in Canned Food Means a Boom in Cans, Too

With soup and vegetables flying off supermarket shelves to feed a shut-in nation, canneries are bustling — and they really need metal containers.

#apex-tool-works, #company-reports, #consumer-behavior, #containers-and-packaging, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #food, #general-mills-inc, #labor-and-jobs, #shutdowns-institutional, #silgan-holdings-inc, #soups, #supermarkets-and-grocery-stores, #united-states-economy

0

Land O’Lakes Removes Native American Woman From Its Products

The company, a farmer-owned cooperative formed in 1921, said it would replace the decades-old illustration with photos of its members on some products.

#american-psychological-assn, #containers-and-packaging, #mascots, #minnesota, #native-americans

0

The Types of Plastics Families Should Avoid

If it seems like plastic is everywhere, that’s because it is. But there are easy ways to limit your exposure.

#babies-and-infants, #baby-foods, #chemicals, #children-and-childhood, #containers-and-packaging, #food, #hazardous-and-toxic-substances, #parenting, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #research, #toys

0