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.
The Washington State legislature has passed a bill that restricts the use of “compostability” and “biodegradability” claims for plastic products,
The European Commission (EC) has published a Recommendation on a coordinated control plan to determine the prevalence of certain substances
European paper and board manufacturers have released an updated guidance document on how to meet safety standards for paper and board products
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published a final version of the guidance, “
A bill to ban plastic grocery bags could be expanded to include paper bags, according to the bill’s sponsor, State Sen. Bob Smith (D-Middlesex).