Mother Jones reports on new controversial scientific study comparing estrogenic activity of different BPA-free labeled plastic products
New study investigates estrogenic activity of BPA-free polycarbonate plastics used in food contact
European Commission holds working group meeting on food contact materials with stakeholders from Member States, industry and public interest.
Voice of Russia UK publishes interview with Jane Muncke of the Food Packaging Forum; chemical migration from FCMs is an established fact
EFSA considers “Aliplast Buhler B” safe to recycle post-consumer PET; decontamination process effective
Dietary exposure tool is now available online, allows the inclusion of new substances not covered in the pre-loaded database
German researchers detect UV filters in carton board packaging, food and food simulants; packaging surface per kg of food larger than regulatory default
New method for the detection of contaminants in in recycled paper and paperboard. Significant levels of BPA, DEHP and nonylphenols found in commercial retail samples of recycled paperboard food contact materials.
Public outreach series on risk assessment, EFSA publishes new video about food packaging
Coating, blending, and chemical/physical modifications can improve properties of bioplastics, migration issues not addressed