For the past 5 years, ZWE’s Catalonian member Rezero has been campaigning on the dangers and harmful effects of plastics on human health (besides all the harm it does to our environment). This late March, they saw their ambitions become reality through the ban on food packaging chemicals in the Spanish Waste Law.
Major finding: Participants reduce the complexity of FCM safety through different mechanisms. • 4 focus groups with a duration of 120 minutes each • in 4 cities in Germany (Berlin, Leipzig, Hamburg and Mannheim) • with 30 consumers interviewed in total • not a representative sample • conducted in September 2021
Pizzas, hamburgers, corn flakes and various kinds of drinks for kids are among the food items with packaging that contains several toxic chemicals according to tests done by the Swedish Chemicals Agency. The agency tested over 60 different paper and cardboard-based packaging materials, and besides the already mentioned items above, the test included bags for french … ChemSec: Testing finds that 8 out of 10 packaging materials for food contain highly toxic chemicals