Ventilated closure strips for use in packaging food products
Patent 7163706 Issued on January 16, 2007. Estimated Expiration Date: October 15, 2023. Estimated Expiration Date is calculated based on simple USPTO term provisions. It does not account for terminal disclaimers, term adjustments, failure to pay maintenance fees, or other factors which might affect the term of a patent.
426/118, Packaging structure cooperating with food generated gas426/122, Having destructive type opening along scored or perforated line426/123, Having destructive type opening utilizing tearing appendage426/138, EDIBLE CASING OR CONTAINER206/484, LAMINATE SHEET PACKET383/61.2, Having rib and groove383/5, TAMPER INDICATING383/64With sliding element
A method of packaging a food product for retail sale includes forming a bag of sheet material and inserting a food product into the bag. The bag includes a ventilated, reclosable closure arranged to secure the bag against loss of bag contents that has first and second bands of fastener elements placed to form the ventilated, reclosable closure along an opening of the bag. The closure allows an amount of air into and out of the bag with the bag in a closed position after the bag has been opened at the opening to access the food product. The first band of fastener elements is an array of male fastener elements with stems extending from a base and heads arranged to engage a field of fibers.