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.
Single-use plastic and paper bags—along with disposable polystyrene food containers and cups—will be banned in New Jersey stores and food service Read more about New Jersey Bans Single-Use Plastic and Paper Carryout Bags
On November 11, 2020, China’s National Health Commission (NHC) approved expanded usage for one additive and one resin for use in food contact Read more about China Approves Expanded Usage for Food-Contact Substances
The California Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District (Sacramento), has upheld the listing of bisphenol A (BPA) as a reproductive toxicant Read more about BPA Listing as Reproductive Toxicant Under Prop 65 Upheld by Court
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently added thirteen new substances to its Read more about FDA Adds Thirteen New Substances to its Inventory of Effective FCS Notifications
The recently published Washington State Department of Ecology (Ecology) Draft Chemical Action Plan (CAP) for perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl Read more about Washington State Draft Action Plan Recommends Reducing PFAS