Putting the EU Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability into action: Setting the scene

March 18, 2021 - March 18, 2021  
First webinar within Food Packaging Forum's Spring 2021 webinar series on challenges and opportunities for food contact materials within the EU's Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability; will feature two expert talks on hazardous chemicals and a history of safe and sustainable chemistry to support implementation of the strategy

Meet the experts series: Plastics and health

December 3, 2020 - December 3, 2020  
Race for Water Foundation holds webinar featuring presentation from the Food Packging Forum; focuses on chemicals present in plastics, their toxicities, migration potential into food; discusses ongoing policy challenges and potential next steps

Chemical safety aspects for commonly used plastics

October 6, 2020 - October 6, 2020  
Food Packging Forum presentation at AIMPLAS okPlast conference provides overview of chemical safety aspects of commonly used plastics relevant for the circular economy

Novel bioassays to improve FCM safety testing

June 30, 2020 - June 30, 2020  
Food Packaging Forum webinar features presentation from Alan Bergmann of the Swiss Centre for Applied Ecotoxicology on recent research developing novel bioassays to improve testing of food contact materials (FCMs); method improves sensitivity of detecting estrogenicity within complex mixtures of chemicals

Food packaging, reuse, and COVID-19

June 10, 2020 - June 10, 2020  
Food Packaging Forum presentation provides an overview of the multi-stakeholder debate related to the safety of reusable food packaging during the COVID-19 pandemic; reviews calls for action from industry associations, NGOs, and recommendations from governments

Non-monotonicity of BPA

May 26, 2020 - May 26, 2020  
Webinar features presentation from researchers at Tufts University discussing published study observing non-monotonic dose-responses in mammary gland development of rats from exposure to bisphenol A (BPA)

Key characteristics for identifying hazardous chemicals

May 7, 2020 - May 7, 2020  
Martyn Smith from UC Berkeley presents on the development of sets of key characteristics to help identify hazardous chemicals; international working group of experts focuses on carcinogens, male and female reproductive toxicants, expanding work on other toxicants

Plastic Health Summit 2019

October 3, 2019 - October 3, 2019  
Jane Muncke from the Food Packaging Forum presents on the chemicals that can be present in plastic food packaging and highlights the unknowns surrounding non-intentionally added substances (NIAS)

Chemicals in plastics: Toxicity and composition

September 24, 2019 - September 24, 2019  
Learn more about the outcomes of a recent study investigating the in vitro toxicity and chemical composition of everyday plastic products

Silicones in food contact materials

June 25, 2019 - June 25, 2019  
Birgit Geueke from the Food Packaging Forum presents on the use of silicones in food contact materials; provides overview of migration, human exposure, toxicity, and regulations

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