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.
On December 13, 2019, China’s National Health Commission (NHC) approved seven new food-contact substances and expanded use for nine food-contact Read more about China Approves New Food-Contact Additives
On December 1, the Swiss Federal Department of Home Affairs (FDHA) Food Safety and Veterinary Office (FSVO) Read more about Switzerland Publishes Updated Ordinance on Materials and Articles Intended to Contact Foodstuffs
Connecticut has published an action plan on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) that includes several recommendations related to food Read more about Connecticut Releases PFAS Action Plan
China's National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA) has solicited comments on one new food-contact substance, expanded use for three Read more about China Solicits Comments on Food-Contact Substances
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) accepted the European Commission’s (EC) mandate to re-evaluate styrene on October 15, 2019. The EC asked Read more about EFSA Accepts EC’s Mandate to Re-evaluate Styrene