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Food Contact Materials | Monthly bulletin | November 2019

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Regulatory news

Europe

 

Upcoming dates of application: Regulation (EU) 2019/37 for plastic materials


As a reminder, you will a summary of the legislation that will start applying within the next six months.

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Regulatory updates


Summary table with recent regulation proposal notified to European Commission (Non-exhaustive).

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Germany

 

Potential health risks in colourful printed paper


On 26th September 2019, the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) published the Opinion No. 037/2019 (in German) about potential health risks posed by colourfully printed paper-based food contact materials.

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US | California

 

New recycling legislation


Recently, the U.S. State of California approved the following bills related to recycling legislation.

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US

 

New substances added to FDA inventory of Effective Food Contact Substances


The following substances have been recently added to the Inventory of Effective Food Contact Substances (FCS) Notifications of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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Indonesia

 

New requirements for food packaging


Recently, the Indonesia’s National Agency of Drug and Food Control (BPOM) published new regulations for food packaging.

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International

 

Regulatory proposals notified to WTO


Summary table with some recent notifications to World Trade Organization (non-exhaustive).

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Product Recalls / Alerts

 

Europe


RASFF (European Commission Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed - Alerts reported by EU national authorities).

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US


From on 21st September to 20th October 2019, CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission) has published the following recalls.

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Other regulatory issues


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Commercial news

Webinar "NIAS the huge challenge for the food industry" in English

 

NIAS: Non-intentionally added substances


Within this webinar you will learn about definitions and legal aspects of NIAS as well as analytical approaches and challenges plus risk assessment tools.

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