Types of bottled and jarred packaged goods:
The term "packaged goods" refers to any type of food or drink that is sold in a jar, bottle, can, or other container. In the United States, packaged goods are regulated by the Food and Drug Administration. The FDA's standard for bottled water is that it must be free from microorganisms such as bacteria, but it does not require bottled water companies to test their products for contaminants.
Packaged goods are more popular than ever before. A study conducted by the National Geographic revealed that Americans consume over 10 billion pounds of packaged food a year.
A number of packaging materials have been designed to make food last longer, prevent spoilage, and keep products safe from contamination.