joseph hotchkiss http://wrvo.org en Food packaging does more than protect food http://wrvo.org/post/food-packaging-does-more-protect-food <p></p><p>Every day, American consumers rely on the cans, bottles, boxes and plastic that food is sold in to keep them safe. In fact, scientists research how food packaging can help preserve food and extend shelf life. Lorraine Rapp and Linda Lowen, hosts of WRVO's health and wellness show “Take Care,” recently spoke with Dr. Joseph Hotchkiss, director of the school of packaging at Michigan State University about the science of food packaging.</p><p><em>Linda Lowen: Every package protects its contents, but what is it providing protection against?</em></p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 10:34:00 +0000 WRVO News 50664 at http://wrvo.org