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Food Packaging that Provides Visibility Can Reduce Shelf Life
August 24, 2007
Transparent food packaging is popular with consumers, but exposure to light can cause nutritional and sensory damage to the food. This is one of the conclusions of a paper presented at the 234th American Chemical Society national meeting in Boston. The paper represents work being done in the lab of Susan E. Duncan, professor of food science and technology at Virginia Tech.
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