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    Some of the very first food packaging materials were animal skin, leaves, nuts or wood. Hunters and gatherers used every part of the animals that they killed and recycled the leftovers. As civilizations advanced, their methods of packaging did as well. Depending on where people lived, some people had woven sacks and baskets while others made clay pots and bowls. They were able to store food for later use during harsh conditions such as a drought or winter. Then commerce introduced new packaging materials from different places around the world, like blown glass from Syria, wooden barrels from the Celts, and paper from China. In the industrial revolution, products were made by machines instead of by hand. Because of the increase in production, there was a need for packaging methods. At first, food packaging was primarily made from paper based materials or glass jars and jugs. It wasn’t until the 1950’s when cellulose plastic was introduced that plastic packaging gradually became more common. There are many functions of food packaging such as protection, containment, marketing and convenience. In spite of the convenience, there are negative impacts of food packaging. Food packaging used to be biodegradable or reusable, but today, it just becomes waste. Although packaging plays an important role in preserving the food from contamination, there are externalities of packaged foods, like the impact it has on the environment and people.…

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    Polyolefins Uses in Packaging and the Food Industry The word textile is a commonly used to refer to a flexible material that is made of a thin layer of polymers or of yarn, fibers, or fabrics or anything made from films, yarns, fibers, or fabrics. Textiles are used in everything from things like makeup brushes and seat belts to things like fishing lines and duct tape. In the food industry, textiles are often seen in things like coffee filters, bags and sacks, bakery filters, tea bags, and…

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    unsustainable packaging only has a minor role to play in the greater issue of global warming, it is a problem that has the potential to be solved quickly and effectively through the use of good graphic design with regards to packaging. As designers we are in a position that enables…

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    However, that calculation would only be true if each bag contained at minimum its labeled amount. When opening a bag of chips, it is easy to assume that the labeled amount is false due to the amount of empty space inside. Thus, the goal of this paper is to explore this idea and document the experimentation that follows in order to find out whether or not a bag of snack food contains its labeled amount. To begin with, the air inside packaged snack bags is important for preserving the product.…

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    Making a Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich This is the simplest way to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. The simplest way to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich is to get all the ingredients, put peanut butter and jelly on your sandwich, cut and enjoy your sandwich. To make a good sandwich, a person needs the ingredients. The ingredients are two slices of bread, jelly, and peanut butter. I suggest using grape jelly and creamy peanut butter, but you can use whatever you like. Now to…

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    are making homemade dough, you will need: Flour (3 ½ cups) Salt (½ cup) Oil (3 tablespoons) Water (2 cups, boiling) Grape-Nuts cereal (1 box) Cornstarch (1 box) Water (approximately 4 cups) Bowls (2); for mixing Grape-Nuts with water, and cornstarch with water Spoon Fork A handful of dried beans, marbles, or coins to simulate the weight of your sugar and peanut butter house as you check the consistency of your cornstarch, and a small container in which to put them; the container should be able…

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    PB&J Have you ever wondered what satisfied your taste buds the most? Well, you're in luck, I am going to show you how making a wonderful treat. The first thing you need to do to make this glorious sandwich is to gather some ingredients. You will need white bread,crunchy peanut butter,strawberry jam and, last but not least, a butter knife. All of these items can be found in your local market or, if you are feeling really creative, you can make your own peanut butter by smashing peanuts…

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    Statistics flashed across a screen, solemn music accompanied a slideshow of scenes showing desolate landscapes and impoverished communities. On screen, a mother held her starving child and a group of girls in mismatched clothes gathered water from a muddy well. We watched a presentation given to us before the service event and listened to the instructor as he described the conditions in other countries. He showed us photos of the people we would be helping during the mission, communities that…

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    Affects of Team Work Francisco Perez Jr. Bus 117 Introduction to Organizational Dynamics Instructor: Kenya Willis 7/1/2013 In this paper I will discuss how a team leader assesses how big the team is needed in order to accomplish the task assigned to them. This paper will also discuss the how conflicts can arise while trying to meet their goals. Such as which person works better in certain areas. I will also talk about how a team leader resolves their problems that may accure. In addition…

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    You’ve lived in your apartment for many years and have acquired more stuff than you thought possible. Your space is filled with everything you own and your dedicated supplemental storage compartment on the ground floor is filled to the brim too. Now, you’re ready to make the move, to a larger apartment, a condominium or to your first house. Much work needs to be done first, so we’ll examine the steps you must take to move forward. 1. Purge what you don’t need. The first step here is this one:…

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