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CHEM Trust: Consultation responses highlight support to address harmful chemicals in Food Contact Materials

Last week marked one year since the European Commission opened the public consultation on the revision of EU Food Contact Materials (FCM) legislation. While the revision proposal is yet to be published, responses to the consultation demonstrate that there is wide-ranging support for action to address hazardous chemicals in FCMs. Over 12,000 substances have been CHEM Trust: Consultation responses highlight support to address harmful chemicals in Food Contact Materials

Zero Waste Europe: Food packaging: safety first

A new Zero Waste Europe policy briefing, Food Packaging: Safety first – Towards toxic-free and future-proof packaging lays out the shortcomings related to the current regulation of chemicals in food packaging, and provides recommendations to achieve toxic-free and future-proof food packaging. The briefing highlights inconsistencies in the current Food Contact Materials (FCMs) Regulation that compromise its Zero Waste Europe: Food packaging: safety first

Zero Waste Europe: Debunking common myths about food hygiene, food waste, and health concerns related to reusable packaging

A new factsheet from Zero Waste Europe aims to bust some of the most common myths surrounding food packaging. Misconceptions regarding food hygiene, health concerns, and food waste have been spread by the interested industry for some time. These concerns were raised especially during the current debate on revising the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation Zero Waste Europe: Debunking common myths about food hygiene, food waste, and health concerns related to reusable packaging