On September 20-22, 2017 The Italian Institute of Packaging will hold the fourth International Conference on Food Contact Compliance in Baveno, Italy. The first conference day will focus on food contact materials (FCMs) without harmonized regulation at EU-level (e.g. adhesives, coatings, paper, and cardboard). Also, biodegradable plastic FCMs, non-intentionally added substances (NIAS), and mineral oils will be topics of discussion. The second day will inform about FCM regulations in the EU, the U.S., China, Mercosur, India, Russia, and Japan. The third day will be dedicated to the European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA) future approach to safety assessment of FCMs, printed FCMs, and the regulatory status of bisphenol A (CAS 80-05-7) in the EU and the U.S..

The full conference program and registration are available on the event website.

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The Italian Institute of Packaging (June 17, 2017). “International conference food contact compliance.