H.J. Heinz assigned patent for laminate flexible food package, comprising coupled inner, outer layers that have green PE with a percent modern carbon value of at least 30%

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia , May 27, 2013 () – H.J. Heinz, Pittsburgh, has been assigned a patent (8,445,088) developed by Vidhu Nagpal, Murrysville, Pa., Michael Okoroafor, Gibsonia, Pa., and William Rasile, Allison Park, Pa., for a green packaging. The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "A flexible food package includes a laminate body defining an internal compartment. The laminate body includes an inner layer and an outer layer that are coupled together. At least one of the inner layer and the outer layer includes green polyethylene having a percent modern carbon value of at least 30 percent." The patent application was filed on Sept. 23, 2011 (13/242,136). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8,445,088.PN.&OS=PN/8,445,088&RS=PN/8,445,088

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