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State governors would be able to restrict the import of out-of-state garbage under a bill passed by the Senate and under consideration in the House. Until now, the courts have considered garbage to be interstate commerce that only Congress can regulate.
Cryovac (Duncan, SC) has introduced a data sheet on its Case-Ready packaging system for fresh deli meats and cheeses. The system includes Cryovac's BDF® film and gas-flushed tray, as well as Ageless® oxygen absor-bers.
Modern Controls (Minneapolis, MN) has announced the Mocon® Aromatron Series of instruments designed to measure the permeability, solubility, diffusivity and precise transmission rate of organic vapors through films and packages.