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.
Acting U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Janet Woodcock and Acting U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Kevin Shea Read more about Foods and Food Packaging Unlikely to Spread COVID-19, Says FDA/USDA
California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) recently released a draft of its third priority product work plan under its Safer Read more about California Continues to List Food Packaging in Draft Priority Product Work Plan
The Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has issued a draft report that identifies food packaging substances proposed for listing Read more about Maine Identifies Potential Food Contact Chemicals of High Concern
As we reported in October 2020, California became the first state in the U.S. to require a minimum post-consumer recycled resin in plastic bottles Read more about More States Consider Minimum Recycled Content Requirements
A regulation on the transparency and sustainability of European Union (EU) risk assessment in the food chain, the Transparency Regulation 2019/ Read more about New EU Transparency Regulation to Apply from March 27, 2021