Patent Number: 8,574,650

Title: Apparatus, systems and methods for preparing food in packages having integral compartments

Abstract: Food packaging of the present invention is particularly adapted for microwave, conventional oven, stove top and boiler cooking techniques and includes an integral pocket or trap compartment for receiving fluids created by the cooking process, such as grease. Embodiments include a compartment for cooking food products therein with the addition of water or other fluids, wherein the water or other fluids are drained from the food products and removed from the food packaging after cooking the food products.

Inventors: Turover; Alan S. (Glencoe, IL), Straus; Antim G. (Springfield, MO)

Assignee: The Turover Straws Group, Inc.

International Classification: B65D 81/34 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/05/12017