Brazil adopts positive list for plastic FCMs

New national legislation integrates positive list of additives for use in plastic food contact materials and polymeric coatings; aligns Brazil with Mercosur regulation GMC 39/19 introduced in July 2019

Mercosur positive list for FCM plastic additives

Latin American trade bloc publishes resolution defining additives allowed in food contact material plastics and polymeric coatings; aligns with EU regulations, defines specific migration limits, usage restrictions

Food packaging regulation in Latin America

Keller and Heckman LLP reprints Food Packaging Bulletin article giving an update on the regulation of food packaging in Latin America (MERCOSUR block)