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Safety First When Considering Food Packaging

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Have you ever thought about the packaging that your food comes in? Most people haven’t. But despite that relative lack of interest and knowledge by consumers, the packaging that food comes in plays many important roles.

One of the most important roles of food packaging is food safety. Each year about one out of every six people in the U.S. gets a food-borne illness, and about 3,000 people die from related complications. Though not all or even most of those instances are due to improper packaging, some are. Packaging machines can become contaminated, manufacturers and producers can use the wrong type of packaging and x-ray food inspection and other quality-control methods can fail

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