Food Contact Materials

The European Commission would need to draft regulations for any ban on BPA to happen

BPA ban move backed by MEPs

By Joseph James Whitworth

An EU-wide ban of bisphenol A (BPA) in food contact materials (FCMs) has been backed by Members of the European Parliament (MEPs).

CEF said it is of no safety concern for use in food contact materials

Arkema FCM application backed by EFSA

By Joseph James Whitworth

Arkema’s application to use a copolymer in nanoform does not pose a consumer risk according to a panel of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).  

CEF said the substance does not pose a risk for the consumer

Evonik FCM receives EFSA green light

By Joseph James Whitworth

A substance intended for use in food contact materials (FCM) has been backed by a panel of The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).

EFSA CEF panel issues two safety evaluations

EFSA backs Arkema FCM proposal

By Joseph James Whitworth

A safety evaluation application by Arkema for an additive in rigid PVC plastics has been backed by a European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) panel.