Aaron L. Brody

A fundamental tenet of food packaging is that it shall do no harm to any consumer using the package. A second basic objective is that food packaging should contribute to preserving the safety of the contained food product. In its simplest terms, packaging is intended to protect the food contents against the natural and man-made surrounding environment.

Eliminating or reducing broken glass near food processing or packaging lines is one reason to support the gradual conversion of glass to plastic packaging.

Why then might the American Institute of Baking (AIB) plant inspection arm issue a document titled “A Call for Action: Food Safety for Packaging S…

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