Month: March 2021

BIS licence is must for packaged drinking water companies: FSSAI

BIS licence is must for packaged drinking water companies: FSSAI

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) on Friday said that from April 1, the BIS licence will become a “pre-condition” for manufacturers of packaged drinking water and mineral water to obtain or renew the FSSAI licence.
According to the regulations, manufacturers need to display both – the FSSAI licence number as well as the BIS Certification mark – on their labels.

Nongfu Spring in China trusts Sidel’s dry preform sterilisation

Nongfu Spring in China trusts Sidel’s dry preform sterilisation to enhance its aseptic production flexibility

Nongfu Spring’s latest additions to its beverage portfolio required a hyper-flexible and safe aseptic solution, able to process high- and low-acid, still and carbonated products in PET, while enabling impactful bottle designs. With four decades of supporting sensitive beverage producers worldwide, Sidel recently engineered and installed a complete aseptic packaging line, integrating the Versatile Aseptic Combi Predis™. The line helped the leading Chinese beverage player launch a breakthrough in the domestic market: sparkling Ready-to-Drink (RTD) products, aseptically bottled in PET.

Glowing tattoos could signal food spoilage

Glowing tattoos could signal food spoilage

Tattoos are usually considered a form of personal expression, but a team of researchers in Europe have created what they’re say is world’s first light-emitting tattoo based on organic light emitting diode (OLED) screen technology that could serve as a visible warning about potential health issues or even to warn if food has passed its expiry date.

Active Packaging developed from Chitosan based films

Active Packaging developed from Chitosan based films

Research Scientists from two Iranian Universities (Tabriz & Urmia) with Guelph University in Canada have developed bioactive, edible chitosan thin films laminated with electrospun nonwovens containing Zataria multiflora and cinnamon essential oils for active food packaging purposes.

Toluene Based Inks Usage In Packaging Material Contradicts The Food Grade Concept

Toluene (methylbenzene) is an aromatic hydrocarbon (C6H5CH3), which is a colorless, flammable liquid. It is widely used as an industrial solvent. Toluene is used in making paints, paint thinners, fingernail polish, lacquers, adhesives, and rubber and in some printing and leather tanning processes. Additionally, it is used as solvent in printing inks, including for those …

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Printing Ink and Food Packaging in India

Printing Ink and Food Packaging in India

Food packaging and food contact materials are an important element in the overall effort to provide consumers worldwide with safe and nutritious food. Chemical compounds that are incorporated in printing ink ,laminating adhesives and polymeric packaging materials to improve functionality, may interact with food components during processing or storage and migrate into the food.

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