Food contact materials in the EU are not regulated under the REACH chemical laws but instead by legislation which came into force in November 2004, governing “materials and articles intended to come into contact with food”. The problem is, the EU has only finalised regulation of six of the total of 17 groups of FCMs.

To find out more about weaknesses in EU food packaging regulations, click here to read this month’s feature article in Health & Environment.

 

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