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.
On June 2, 2019, the European Parliament and Council adopted the Single-Use Plastics Directive, (EU) 2019/904, on the reduction of the impact of Read more about EC’s Initiatives Relating to the Implementation of the Single-Use Plastics Directive
Keller and Heckman Partners Rachida Semail and Jeff Keithline spoke at Smithers Pira’s Plastics and Paper in Contact with Foodstuffs 2019 Seminar Read more about Keller and Heckman Partners Speak in Amsterdam Ahead of March 2020 Food Packaging Law Seminar
On December 13, 2019, China’s National Health Commission (NHC) approved seven new food-contact substances and expanded use for nine food-contact Read more about China Approves New Food-Contact Additives
On December 1, the Swiss Federal Department of Home Affairs (FDHA) Food Safety and Veterinary Office (FSVO) Read more about Switzerland Publishes Updated Ordinance on Materials and Articles Intended to Contact Foodstuffs
Connecticut has published an action plan on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) that includes several recommendations related to food Read more about Connecticut Releases PFAS Action Plan