EU Food Contact Materials Compliances And Migration Testing - 2019 edition
Food contact materials in the European Union (EU) are regulated by the Framework Regulation (EC) No 1935/2004 and the GMP Regulation (EC) No 2023/2006. The Framework Regulation is implemented for plastics by the Plastics Regulation (EU) No 10/2011 and its amendments. The Plastics Regulation is the most comprehensive example of food contact
Complying with FDA Regulations for Food Contact Materials Made Easy
The FDA Regulations for food contact are contained in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Chapter 21 Parts 170 to 199. This is a compendium of all the successful Food Additive petitions the FDA received from 1958 to 1999. Each regulation deals with a separate topic or material type and the substances listed are cleare
EU Food Contact Legislation – Where Are We and Where are We Going?
The European Commission started harmonizing food contact legislation in the mid-1970’s. Over the following years up to 2011 steady, if unspectacular, progress was made with the development of legislation covering the general framework and GMP for all materials and the specific cases of plastics, recycled plastics, active and intelligent
Barrier Films for Food Packaging Applications: Technology Updates To Meet Strict Regulatory Standards
Today Emerging food packaging applications have lead to stricter requirements for the packages that contain the food products. Among these needs, improved barrier films for the construction of the actual packages are one of the growing areas that are demanding attention. An improvement in the barrier features leads to an enhancem