Keller and Heckman’s international packaging practice keeps abreast of developments in worldwide packaging and packaging material regulations. News items of particular interest to our packaging audience can be found in this section.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a voluntary phase-out by the manufacturers of certain short-chain per- and poly-fluoroalkyl Read more about Industry to Voluntarily Phase-Out Certain PFAS Used in Food Packaging
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) recently released for public consultation a draft guidance on technical requirements for regulated food Read more about EFSA Draft Guidance on Small Particles including Nanoparticles in Regulated Food and Feed Applications May be Useful for Assessment of Nanoparticles in FCMs
A recently released study conducted by Atlanta-based paper company Read more about Pizza Boxes Are Recyclable, According to New Study
On July 23, the New York Senate and Assembly passed bills that ban the use of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in food Read more about New York Legislature Passes Bill to Ban PFAS in Food Packaging
On July 20, Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) published draft Lists of Existing Substances with proposed revisions to Appended Read more about Japan Proposes Revisions to Positive List for Food-Contact Resins