Archive for «Food safety and quality»

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Cod lasts longer with CO2

An ingenious little pad that gently emits CO2, can extend the shelf life of a package of fresh cod by up to four days.

Is food packaging safe?

We take for granted that the food we eat is safe. But what about the packaging? Currently there are international harmonised regulations only for plastics.

Improving Europeans’ kitchen hygiene

Have you ever thought about the health risk of leaving your cold cuts out in a warm room during your Christmas buffet? It is not actually that big, but statistically 60,000 Europeans will get sick on Christmas Eve due to poor kitchen hygiene. Nofima scientists are now heading work in a new EU research project to reduce this number.

Award to environmentally-oriented packaging

With Vartdal Plast as client, Nofima has developed a new type of packaging called SuperFresh. With a smaller footprint and a longer shelf life for food, the packaging is good news for the environment. On Thursday evening Vartdal Plast was awarded the 2016 Optimization Award for the product.

Packaging Saves Food Research Group – new international collaborations

In April it all happened in Karlstad, Sweden! Researchers from around the globe met and formed a group whose common interest lays in the role of packaging for saving food from being wasted. Thanks to our sponsors; BillerudKorsnäs, Paper Province and the Swedish Funding agency Formas this group could be formed to meet future challenges in the role of packaging for sustainable development.

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