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
Check out the new factsheets from CHEM Trust on harmful chemicals in food contact materials (FCMs). The factsheets focus on 5 countries (Belgium, France, Germany, Italy and Spain) and feature information on studies that have found harmful chemicals in food packaging, biomonitoring studies, public perceptions and actions taken.
The Food Packaging Forum has published five factsheets summarising the applications, material properties, chemical safety, and end-of-life options for the most common food packaging materials: plastic; paper and board; metal; glass; and multimaterial. The factsheets explain why and how material properties have an influence on the chemical safety as well as the recyclability. See the factsheets here.