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Food Packaging The Complex Process Behind Sending Food To Market


Food packaging is crucial to the health and safety of consumers — but many of us don’t think about it. Consumers take for granted that the food they’re buying is safe to eat; that means well-preserved and free of contaminants. They have a right to that, and certainly the regulations regarding food and drink in the United States demand that food manufacturers and packaging plants follow strict regulations. There are plenty of risks to food before and after it’s packaged. For one thing, improperly packaged food is at risk of spoiling early, especially if that food is made up of meat or dairy products. Another issue that frequently occurs with food is contamination. Food can be easily contaminated if the packaging procedures are lax, and contaminated food is, if anything, perhaps worse than food that natural


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