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If Printing Ink Contacts Food, Must the Inks Be Food Safe?

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Can Home Printer Be Used to Apply Inks to Aluminum Lid?

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What are the Packaging Requirements for Individual Pieces of Candy?

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The German Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection (BMELV) published the fifth draft of the German "Twenty-first Ordinance amending the Consumer Goods Ordinance" on July 14, 2014. The draft Ordinance, commonly referred to as the "draft Printing Inks Ordinance" would apply to printing inks applied to both the food-contact and nonfood-contact sides of food-contact materials.