Country Fresh, a Suiza Foods dairy, debuts single-serve Milk-It! in injection blow-molded bottles designed for children. The bottles will also be used for other milks, and possibly for juice and water.
The Glass Packaging Institute has announced a call for entries in the Clear Choice Awards program for the year 2000. Launched in 1989, the competition recognizes products that successfully make glass packaging an integral and effective part of their marketing mix.
In April, the National Academy of Sciences released an eagerly awaited report on bioengineered plants. It found no evidence “suggesting that foods on the market today are unsafe to eat as a result of genetic modification.” Furthermore, it found no “strict distinction between the health and environment risks” posed by genetically modified plants and those modified by conventional breeding practices.