Webinar on Chinese FCM regulations

Grocery Manufacturers Association hosts free webinar on January 17, 2018, addressing Chinese food labeling and food contact regulations; registration now open

Webinar on toxicity of paper and board FCMs

Collaborative on Health and the Environment holds webinar on in vitro testing of paper and board food contact materials, January 18, 2018; registration now open

Conference on NIAS and mineral oils

Italian Institute of Packaging to host conference on NIAS and mineral oils in food contact materials on March 28-29, 2018 in Munich

EFSA: Open plenary meetings 2018

Dates of EFSA’s 2018 open plenary meetings released; CEP Panel to meet on October 23-25, 2018 in Parma, Italy; live streams available

Non-harmonized FCMs and plastic recycling

Smithers Pira 2017 conference on plastic and paper in contact with food covers initiatives by industry associations and recycling of plastic FCMs

Science-policy workshop on PFASs

Safety and Environmental Technology Group at ETH Zurich brings together scientists and regulators to discuss collaboration and future action on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances

Paper and board in contact with food

Experts from paper and board manufacturers and chemical industry discuss legal requirements, challenges in the supply chain and during recycling

Discussing FCM regulation in the EU

Speakers at 2017 Smithers Pira “Plastics & Paper” conference summarize recent developments in EU FCM regulation landscape, discuss EU Commission’s proposal for printed FCMs

What’s new in bioplastics?

12th annual European Bioplastics conference discusses food brand owners’ use of bioplastics, biodegradable solutions for multilayer food packaging, and production of new polymer PEF

BfR forum on mineral oils

German Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) invites to forum on mineral oils; addresses analytical methods, toxicology, risk assessment and regulation of mineral oils