Bacteria-shredding insect wings inspire new antibacterial packaging

Journal Reference: Denver P. Linklater, Soichiro Saita, Takaaki Murata, Takashi Yanagishita, Chaitali Dekiwadia, Russell J. Crawford, Hideki Masuda, Haruhiko Kusaka, Elena P. Ivanova. Nanopillar Polymer Films as Antibacterial Packaging Materials. ACS Applied Nano Materials, 2022; 5 (2): 2578 DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.1c04251 More than 30% of food produced for human consumption becomes waste, with entire shipments rejected … Read more

Smart packaging could improve how older adults take medication

Journal Reference: Sadaf Faisal, Jessica Ivo, Ryan Tennant, Kelsey-Ann Prior, Kelly Grindrod, Colleen McMillan, Tejal Patel. Integration of a smart multidose blister package for medication intake: A mixed method ethnographic informed study of older adults with chronic diseases. PLOS ONE, 2022; 17 (1): e0262012 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0262012 Smart packages are used to electronically monitor when patients … Read more

Smart and sustainable food packaging keeps harmful microbes at bay

Journal Reference: Zeynep Aytac, Jie Xu, Suresh Kumar Raman Pillai, Brian D. Eitzer, Tao Xu, Nachiket Vaze, Kee Woei Ng, Jason C. White, Mary B. Chan-Park, Yaguang Luo, Philip Demokritou. Enzyme- and Relative Humidity-Responsive Antimicrobial Fibers for Active Food Packaging. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2021; 13 (42): 50298 DOI: 10.1021/acsami.1c12319 The waterproof food packaging … Read more

Better identification of sesame in food packaging needed to avoid anaphylaxis

Journal Reference: Kim Nguyen, Eva Greenthal, Sarah Sorscher, Peter Lurie, Jonathan M. Spergel, Katie Kennedy. Adverse Events and Labeling Issues Related to Suspected Sesame Allergy Reported in an Online Survey. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, 2021; DOI: 10.1016/j.anai.2021.12.005 “Sesame is the ninth most common childhood food allergy in the US, yet many people don’t … Read more

“Getting a part of the dream”: the great excitement for the packaging of luxury brands

Getting a part of the dream the great excitement for

By Sophie Abriat Posted today at 01:13 Reserved for our subscribers To analyseRibbons, paper bags and boxes branded Gucci, Chanel or Louis Vuitton are exchanged at good prices on second-hand sites. A way to treat yourself to a little of the aura of the brands put forward by influencers on social networks. “For sale green … Read more

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