EFSA assesses new PET recycling process

EFSA’s CEF Panel considers PET made from recycling process ‘Coexpan Deutschland’ safe for use in food trays and containers; recycled PET articles not to be used for packaging water

EFSA working group on FCMs: 24th meeting

Updated meeting minutes of EFSA’s CEF Panel working group on FCMs now available online

EFSA guidance on substances in infant food

EFSA issues new guidance on the risk assessment of substances in food intended for infants younger than 16 weeks; guidance applies from now on to EFSA food safety assessments

EFSA: 2016 report on scientific cooperation

EFSA publishes report illustrating its 2016 activities to strengthen scientific cooperation with European and international partners

EFSA working group on recycling plastics: 17th meeting

Updated meeting minutes of EFSA’s CEF Panel working group on recycling plastics now available online

EFSA assesses co-monomer for use in multilayer FCMs

EFSA’s CEF Panel considers 1,2,3,4-tetrahydronaphthalene-2,6-dicarboxylic acid, dimethyl ester safe for use in polyester layers, not intended for direct food contact, under certain conditions

EFSA reevaluates SML of antioxidant in plastic FCMs

EFSA’s CEF Panel agrees to increase specific migration limit of phosphorous acid, mixed 2,4-bis(1,1-dimethylpropyl)phenyl and 4-(1,1-dimethylpropyl)phenyl triesters for use in plastic food contact materials

EFSA working group on FCMs: 22nd and 23rd meeting

Updated meeting minutes of EFSA’s CEF Panel working group on FCMs now available online

EFSA BPA assessment protocol: 10th meeting

EFSA’s CEF Panel Working Group on BPA assessment protocol holds tenth meeting on the reevaluation of BPA safety; meeting minutes available online

EFSA: Guidance for new substances used in plastic FCMs

EFSA publishes guidance document for preparing application dossiers for the safety assessment of substances to be used in plastic food contact materials