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Benchmark for barrier efficiency

Scientists suggest specification and testing method for barrier efficiency of internal bags used to reduce the migration from food packaging made of recycled paperboard

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EFSA assesses 2 food contact substances

EFSA’s CEF Panel considers selenium nanoparticles and isobutane safe for use in plastic food contact materials under certain conditions

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FPF Workshop 2020: Hazardous chemicals in FCMs

Stefan Merkel presents recent work of German Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR); Lisa Zimmermann discusses bioassay-based toxicity assessment of conventional plastics, bioplastics, and plant-based materials; Andrew Turner emphasizes presence of toxic brominated flame retardants in recycled plastics, uses of hazardous heavy metals in colored decorations applied to glass articles