Policy Briefings

ZWE: Towards Safe Food Contact Materials in a Toxic-Free Circular Economy

This policy briefing looks into the threat that FCMs poses both to human health and the environment, with a focus on food packaging, and highlights the opportunity for ambitious reform of the EU policy framework which would contribute to the transition towards safe, cost-efficient and reusable packaging that protects human health and guarantees a toxic-free ZWE: Towards Safe Food Contact Materials in a Toxic-Free Circular Economy

SAFE: Recycled Plastic in Food Contact Materials

Drawing attention to health risks associated with recycled plastics in FCMs and the shortcomingscof relevant legislation, SAFE would like to urge the European Commission to use the upcoming FCMs Regulations revision to ensure European consumers’ health.

ANEC: Need for Consistent Regulation of Materials in Contact with Food

This ANEC position paper is developed as a contribution to the DG SANTE public consultation evaluating legislation on Food Contact Materials. We reiterate our call to strengthen the regulatory framework for food contact materials by: • excluding certain substances of high concern (such as CMRs) in all food contact materials in the Framework Regulation for ANEC: Need for Consistent Regulation of Materials in Contact with Food