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Himachal HC reserves order on ban on plastic packaging of food items

Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 21:51

The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Friday reserved its judgement on the state government`s June 26 order banning plastic packaging of 25 junk food items.

Barcode procedures for pharma companies simplified

Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 13:53

In a move to simplify barcode procedures for pharmaceutical companies, the government has decided to treat mono cartons containing medicines also as primary level packaging.

Sebi drops non-disclosure charges against Raj Packaging

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 19:36

Market regulator Sebi has dropped a case against Raj Packaging Industries Ltd, charged with failing to make requisite disclosures about change in its shareholding pattern to stock exchanges.

IIP proposes packaging solution for safer mid-day meal scheme

Last Updated: Friday, July 26, 2013, 17:01

Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP) is exploring the possibility of lending its expertise to the implementation of the mid-day meal scheme in country to ensure that quality food is served to children.

Big tobacco groups fear spread of plain packaging

Last Updated: Friday, April 20, 2012, 10:59

The world`s top tobacco groups fear if new rules on plain packaging take hold in Australia and Britain they may spread to higher growth and potentially more lucrative emerging markets and put a curb on their future profits growth.

Time Tech to set up industrial packaging plant in Malaysia

Last Updated: Saturday, September 17, 2011, 22:44

Polymer products company Time Technoplast Saturday said it will set up an industrial packaging plant in Malaysia.

Revolutionary packaging could eliminate food poisoning

Last Updated: Friday, April 22, 2011, 22:32

Scientists have invented a sensor film which indicate when meat or fish has gone bad.

Plastic packaging of gutka-manufacturers, NGO`s jump in fray

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 13, 2011, 15:33

The Supreme Court Wednesday allowed several civil societies and manufacturers of non-smoking, chewing tobacco products like gutka to become a party to the hearing of a plea against their sale in plastic sachets.

Ban on use of plastics for packaging gutka

Last Updated: Monday, February 07, 2011, 19:32

Govt today issued a notification banning use of plastics for packaging gutka , other tobacco products.

‘Killer paper’ could improve food safety

Last Updated: Friday, January 21, 2011, 11:34

The ‘killer paper’ contains a coating of silver nanoparticles that kills E. coli and S. aureus.

Now, a wrapping that will tell you when food`s going off!

Last Updated: Friday, January 07, 2011, 21:38

The smart plastic packaging detects when meat, fish or salad leaves have passed their use-by date.

Alternative packaging from biodegradable farm waste

Last Updated: Monday, December 07, 2009, 10:08

Two young American businessmen have developed a green alternative to ubiquitous polystyrene packaging -- made from farm waste and mushrooms -- that uses 10 times less energy to produce, and biodegrades into a natural fertilizer.