BPA-free can linings: Presentations and videos online

Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry publishes 15 video segments and 7 slide presentations from symposium on BPA-free can linings

Ranking of U.S. retailers’ safer chemicals programs

Non-profit organization Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families evaluates 11 U.S. retailers regarding their efforts in removing toxic chemicals; overall retailers’ safer chemicals programs need improvement

Plastics BAN list

Four NGOs launch the Plastics BAN (Better Alternatives Now) List; identify the most harmful plastic products on the market and suggest readily-available alternatives; California voters approve plastic bags ban

FPF Workshop 2016: Substitution and elimination of chemicals of concern

Experts from industry and academia explain fundamental concepts and legal background of chemical substitutions; discuss practical challenges in replacing chemicals of concern in food packaging materials