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. Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) and Representative Alan Lowenthal (D-CA) plan to introduce legislation in the fall aimed at reducing plastic waste. Read more about Upcoming Legislation to Address Plastic Waste
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently added six new substances to its Read more about FDA Adds Six New Substances to its Inventory of Effective FCS Notifications
On July 23, 2019, China’s National Health Commission (NHC) approved the new or expanded use of four additives for food-contact materials and Read more about China Approves New Food-Contact Additives and Resins
The California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment’s (OEHHA) has extended the comment period on a proposed amendment to Section Read more about Comments on Calif. Prop 65 Requisites for Calculating Intake Due Aug. 5
Over the last several months, legislatures in Vermont, Maine, Oregon, Delaware, Connecticut, and New York passed bills that include bans on single Read more about More States Ban Single-Use Plastic Bags