Researchers at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) and the Integrated Research and Treatment Centre (IFB) at the University Hospital of Leipzig, Germany, claim plasticisers (phthalates) can cause weight gain.
A range of multilayer barrier films that are claimed to provide the
stiffness, transparency and thermal resistance needed in lidding
and flow packs for fresh and processed meat, cheese and other
foodstuffs has been launched.