Author: Gene Phillip

Gene Phillip


Contributor at LibertyNation.com Gene Phillip writes extensively on cultural issues and worked as an engineering specialist for the Minuteman nuclear missile system and the Department of Defense.

Consumer Packaging and Energy Conservation

An Executive Order could be directed to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and would regulate food packaging, requiring that all containers be no larger than the minimum essential size to keep the product safe and intact. No plastic fillers, spacers, or empty gaps would be allowed in any package. No odd sized boxes or inflated Mylar bags designed for maximum visual display on store shelves. Additionally, the cost of the packaging should not exceed the necessary cost of the product it contains. In other words, 1ȼ worth of product should not come in a 15ȼ aluminum can or pressurized bulletproof wrapper — which takes two people with a box cutter to open – and then goes in the trash.

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