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FPF: Food Packaging Materials and Recycling

FPF: Food Packaging Materials and Recycling

Learn about six food packaging material types including their applications, material properties, chemical safety, and end-of-life options; understand how recyclability and chemical safety of food packaging are interconnected.

FPF: Food Packaging and Human Health

FPF: Food Packaging and Human Health

Food packaging is highly essential for protecting and handling food from farm to fork. However, packaging is also a source of chemical contamination of food. This fact sheet is available in 18 different languages.

FPF: Food Contact Chemicals Database (FCCdb)

The Food Contact Chemicals database (FCCdb), created by a team of researchers led by the Food Packaging Forum, identifies 12,285 food contact chemicals that could be used in the production of food contact materials and articles worldwide.

CHEM Trust: European Parliament resolution calls for a rapid reform of FCM laws

In October 2021, the European Parliament adopted a resolution on the Farm to Fork Strategy, supporting targets and measures to reduce pollution along the value chain including EU Food Contact Materials (FCM). Parliament called on the European Commission to bring forward the date of the publication of their proposal for a new regulatory framework.