EU Commission taking action on FCMs

NGO CHEM Trust outlines European Commission’s ongoing and upcoming activities to improve regulation of food contact materials

Member States continue discussion on EDC criteria

DG SANTE publishes latest meeting minutes on revised EDC criteria; no agreement yet among Member States

Vote on EU waste management legislation

EU Parliament’s Environment Committee votes on legislative package including directive on packaging and packaging waste; European Container Glass Federation recommends equal rules and principles for all packaging materials

Member States discuss EDC criteria

DG SANTE publishes latest meeting minutes on revised EDC criteria, summarizes different concerns raised by EU Member States

EU Parliament Report on FCMs

In October 2016, the European Parliament adopted a resolution on the implementation of the Food Contact Materials Regulation EC 1935/2004. A wide variety of issues is addressed to better protect public health and support functioning of the internal market.