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.
A state-by-state comparison of recycling rates for a common set of containers and packaging materials (CCPM) in the U.S. is provided in a recently Read more about New Report Provides State-by-State Comparison of Recycling Rates for Food-Packaging Materials in the United States
The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California granted on March 29, 2021 the California Chamber of Commerce’s (CalChamber) motion Read more about Court Halts New Lawsuits Concerning Prop 65 Acrylamide Cancer Warnings
The plastics industry has expressed concern over certain provision in legislation aimed to reduce plastic waste that was introduced by U.S. Read more about Plastics Waste Reduction Bill is Flawed, Says Industry
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently added seven new substances to its Read more about FDA Adds Seven New Substances to its Inventory of Effective FCS Notifications
India’s central government has issued a draft nationwide proposal to mandate certain requirements for plastic carry-out bags and to ban certain Read more about India Proposes Phase Out of Single-Use Plastic Items by 2022