Our reason-for-being/goal/purpose/objective/intent is to convince/inspire/persuade/encourage the food processing industry to establish and fund a public private partnership for the discovery of new food packaging materials that would be digestible by animals (farm animals as well as ubiquitous microbes).
Microplastic Polyamide Exposure in Carp Demonstrated Toxic Neurotoxicity and Immune Responses |
Polystyrene Microplastics Found to Cause Fish Toxicity at Environmentally Relevant Concentrations |
UN Plastic Treaty Discussion Document Released |
PepsiCo to Replace Plastic Beverage Multipack Rings with Recyclable Paper Based Materials |
Microplastics – Changes in Behavior and Inflammation in Young and Old Mice Reported |
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