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Milk, Not Plastic, Will Protect Food in the Future

Plastic is unsustainable and doesn’t work well. Now there’s a new kind of wrapper that won’t kill the planet—and tastes good.

Much of the plastic packaging we see in the grocery store can be recycled, from egg containers, to milk jugs, to butter tubs. But what about that thin plastic film stretched around wedges of manchego in the cheese bin or the 16-ounce rib-eye in the chiller case?

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