New market research on single-use plastics

Financial institution Citi publishes report on risks and opportunities in single-use plastics, discusses alternative materials metal, glass, paper

Germany to adapt assessment of metals for water contact

German economic and energy ministry to amend assessment of metals for drinking water contact, adds copper-tin-phosphorus alloys to positive list

Enameled grill racks release metals

German risk assessment institute evaluates migration of 10 metals from grill racks and trays; some products released considerable quantities of aluminum, antimony, arsenic, nickel

ECHA adds 10 new substances to Candidate List

D4, D5, D6 and other compounds relevant for food contact materials listed as substances of very high concern

Video of FPF Webinar on food packaging in the circular economy

Food Packaging Forum held webinar on its new study on the chemical safety of food packaging materials in the circular economy, June 26, 2018; video recording and presentation slides now available

Review on metals and autism

Scientists review evidence on links between autism spectrum disorder and toxic metal(loids) such as lead, mercury, aluminum, arsenic, postulate mechanism based on neuroinflammation, oxidative stress

FPF Webinar: Food packaging in the circular economy

Food Packaging Forum presents its new study on the chemical safety of food packaging materials in the circular economy in webinar on June 26, 2018; registration now open