Global Food 2017

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Date(s) - 15/05/2017 - 17/05/2017
All Day


  • Brand owner perspectives
  • New guidelines on EU Regulation 10/2011
  • Regulatory case studies in emerging markets i.e. China, Japan, Korea, Mercosur/South America etc.
  • BPA in food contact materials
  • Global impact of national regulations on printing inks
  • Analysis and risk assessment of NIAS in food products
  • German draft regulations on printed food contact materials (Printing Ink Ordinance)
  • Standardised methods for functional barrier testing
  • Digital printing – application on food contact materials, advantages and limitation
  • EFSA updates
  • Elastomer materials and regulations for food contact materials
  • Brexit – the impact of FCMs regulatory in the UK
  • Trends in mutual recognition of US-FDA and EU FCMs clearances, future perspectives
  • Regulatory on pigments
  • Food safety and food wastage
  • Food facility designs and challenges
  • Status of polymers made from renewable resources:  availability, acceptance, safety evaluation
  • Harmonised approach – new coating regulation implemented by Belgium and Netherlands
  • Food contact nano-materials: safety challenges and future trends, legislation
  • Application of the TTC
  • Regulators’ and industry associations perspectives