Food packaging

COVID-19 and food packaging: one year later

By Lisa McTigue Pierce Packaging Summary editor-in-chief: Around this time last year, the world was hearing about a new SARS virus. Within weeks, the threat became more apparent and closer to home, as the first cases appeared in the United States in Washington State. Since then, almost every aspect of our lives has been… disrupted […]

Food processing

Six victims identified after fatal nitrogen leak at Georgia food processing plant

Authorities on Friday released the names of the six people who were killed after liquid nitrogen leaked at a Georgia food processing plant on Thursday. The dead, all Foundation Food Group employees in Gainesville, have been identified as Jose DeJesus Elias-Cabrera, 45; Corey Alan Murphy, 35; Nelly Perez-Rafael, 28; Saulo Suarez-Bernal, 41; Victor Vellez, 38 […]

Food processing

Liquid Nitrogen Leak Kills 6, Injures 11 at Georgia Food Processing Plant

Six people were killed and 11 others were hospitalized Thursday when liquid nitrogen leaked from a food processing plant in Georgia, officials said. At least three people are in critical condition and a firefighter remains hospitalized in stable condition. Fire crews responded to a report of burns at Prime Pak Foods around 10:12 a.m. local […]

Food processing

6 dead in chemical leak at Gainesville food processing plant identified

5 men and 1 woman killed in chemical leak Authorities have confirmed that 6 people died after a liquid nitrogen pipe burst at a chemical plant in Gainesville. GAINESVILLE, Ga. – At least six people were killed and dozens more were being assessed following a chemical leak at a Gainesville food processing plant on Thursday […]

Food technology

6 Weeks of “Food Tech” Entrepreneurship

Mysore/Mysore: Entrepreneurship Development Cell and Institutional Innovation Council of the GSSS Institute of Engineering & Technology for Women, Mysuru runs a 6-week Technology-Based Entrepreneurship Development Program (TEDP) on “Food Technology” sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. from India. The program, which starts from January 25, aims to train potential entrepreneurs among science […]

Food manufacturers

Carbon Footprint Labeling for Food Manufacturers and the Restaurant Industry

Homepage > Food service Carbon Footprint Labeling for Food Manufacturers and the Restaurant Industry Editor’s note: This article is taken from the January 2021 edition of Food Institute report. To read more articles on food industry news, leadership, markets, commodities and regulatory issues, consider a membership in the Food Institute, which includes monthly access to […]