FPF speaker spotlight: Benoît Schilter

Dr. Benoît Schilter of Nestlé discusses application of bioassays for evaluating packaging safety at Food Packaging Forum’s 2017 Workshop

FPF speaker spotlight: Karim Bschir

Dr. Karim Bschir of ETH Zurich explains why good science is not value-free at Food Packaging Forum’s 2017 Workshop

FPF speaker spotlight: Marco Zhong

Dr. Marco Zhong of the Chinese National Reference Laboratory for Food Contact Materials outlines the country’s new FCM legislation at Food Packaging Forum’s 2017 Workshop

FPF speaker spotlight: Thomas Gude

Dr. Thomas Gude of Swiss Quality Testing Services illustrates third-party testing labs’ role in enforcing FCM regulations at Food Packaging Forum’s 2017 Workshop

FPF speaker spotlight: Maricel Maffni

Independent consultant Dr. Maricel Maffni focuses on food additive petitions as a means to get U.S. FDA to take action on unsafe food contact substances at Food Packaging Forum’s 2017 Workshop

FPF speaker spotlight: Jane Muncke

Dr. Jane Muncke of the Food Packaging Forum summarizes the outcome of the foundation’s successful 2017 Workshop

FPF Workshop 2017: Speaker spotlights

Speakers of the 2017 Food Packaging Forum Workshop summarize their talks in short interviews; all interview videos now available online

FPF Workshop 2017: Videos and proceedings published

5th annual Food Packaging Forum workshop attracts 90+ FCM stakeholders and experts to discuss scientific challenges in safety assessment of food contact materials; video recordings, presentation slides, summary articles now available online

FPF Workshop 2017: Ensuring the safety of FCMs in a global economy

Presentations and podium discussion at Food Packaging Forum 2017 workshop cover risk communication, the role of testing labs and enforcement, regulatory updates, and transparency issues

FPF Workshop 2017: Chinese legislation for FCMs

Marco Zhong from China’s National Reference Laboratory for Food Contact Materials presents the ongoing reform of Chinese legislation for FCMs, discusses challenges for regulation, enforcement, and compliance