BEUC: Factsheet on FCMs

FCM producers are not required to assess – let alone minimise – potential food contaminants released from their packaging materials or products. Overall, this situation is unacceptable, and calls for a rethink of the EU’s FCM legislation to better protect European consumers.

BEUC: More Than A Paper Tiger

A new lab test shows that food packaging made of coloured paper and cardboard – such as coffee cups and straws – may contain and release chemicals originating from the inks used for printing.