Webinar: What’s on the Food Contact Horizon?

Join members of Steptoe’s Environment & Life Sciences practice and our friends at Decernis on Thursday, June 14 for a complimentary webinar on the future of food contact compliance. This webinar will be a review of current hot topics and a discussion of how you can enhance your company issue tracking capabilities.

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Event Details:

Date: Thursday, June 14, 2018

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. ET

Panelists include:

·     Deborah Attwood

·     Kevin Kenny

·     Moderated by Mitchell Cheeseman 


Topics for discussion include:

·     Considerations relating to the recently published “Food Packaging Chemicals of Concern and Quality Considerations” by the Food Safety Alliance for Packaging

·     Market concerns and opportunities relating to the European Commission’s proposal to ban 10 single-use plastic products

·     US State efforts to regulate chemicals, including updates on California’s Proposition 65 and Safer Consumer Products program

·     Potential future regulation of printing inks

·     Increased regulation of food contact materials in Asia, including China, Japan, India, and Vietnam

·     Access to better tools for tracking hot topics and new developments in food contact through Horizon Scanning

·     New movement by the Chinese authorities to streamline listings in GB9685 for uses across different food contact materials