Food contact regulatory consultancy Smithers has published a summary of recent and upcoming updates to food contact regulations in the EU. The article features a recorded excerpt from a recent presentation given by Alistair Irvine at the Food Contact Asia 2020 conference. The presentation provides an overview of planned amendments affecting the recycling of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and other plastics for food contact materials (FCMs) by the European Commission (FPF reported). It also summarizes the ongoing food contact regulation revisions, including main outcomes of the contracted Ecorys study (FPF reported).

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Alistair Irvine (October 2020). “European food contact regulatory updates.”