Mapping the industry and regulatory frameworks for food contact materials to support better regulation

Mapping the industry and regulatory frameworks for food contact materials to support better regulation

The EC-JRC released a EU wide review at national and sectorial level on food contact materials (FCMs) for which there are no specific measures at EU level. The study reveals a number of shortcomings for these sectors with variations in for example national risk assessment approaches, their risk management and their controls. This baseline study provides insight in the possible safety and trade impact of the current regulatory scheme and indicates where improvements are needed, thus serving as a reference for potential policy options.

 

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Source: https://ec.europa.eu/