EUROFINS AGOSTO 2019 / MATERIALES EN CONTACTO CON ALIMENTOS
Safety assessment of titanium dioxide for food contact materials
On 26th June 2019, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published the scientific opinion: “Safety assessment of the substance, titanium dioxide surface treated with fluoride‐modified alumina, for use in food contact materials”.
Are Bamboo-melamine articles sustainable, recyclable and natural?
On 27th June 2019, the European Commission’s Expert Working Group on Food Contact Materials published a report regarding plastic food contact materials and articles containing ground bamboo or other similar constituents.
More Transparency in the Risk Assessments in the Food Chain
On 13th June 2019, the European Commission published a fact sheet regarding new legislation on transparency and sustainability of the EU risk assessment model in the food chain which was adopted by the European Parliament.
The new Food Safety and Standards Regulation has already entered into force
As already announced in our Eurofins News Flash February 2019 edition, in January 2019, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) notified the new Food Safety and Standards (Packaging) Regulations, 2018.