The improved Cryovac(R) B2000 Series vacuum barrier shrink bag for smoked and processed meats, fresh meats, poultry and dairy applications combines shrink and toughness without compromising oxygen-barrier properties, according to the co. The bag is designed for use in a variety of nonabrasive applications and offers a possible source reduction for processors currently using a heavier-gauge bag for slightly more abrasive products. The product is available in a range of sizes and formats from 31 1/2 to 24 in. in width and from 6 to 24 in. in length.