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.
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and Food and Drug Administrator Commissioner Stephen M. Hahn, M.D, reiterated on June 24 that, “There Read more about USDA and FDA Issue Joint Statement on Food Export Restrictions Related to COVID-19
The European Food Safety Authority issued a scientific opinion that designates salicylic acid (FCM 121); styrene (FCM 193); and lauric acid, vinyl Read more about EFSA Prioritizes Substances without an SML for Re-evaluation
Vermont’s single-use plastic bag ban takes effect on July 1, 2020. As background, Read more about Vermont’s Plastic Bag Ban Takes Effect July 1; Other States Push Back on Bans
U.S. District Judge William B. Shubb (Eastern District of California) ruled on June 22 that California’s Proposition 65 warning requirement for Read more about Court Bars CA Prop 65 Glyphosate Warning Requirement
The Korea Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) revised the Standards and Specifications for Food Containers, Utensils, and Packages. The Read more about Korea Amends Standards and Specifications for Food Containers, Utensils, and Packages