Wege aus der Plastikkrise

March 6, 2024 - March 6, 2024  
Jane Muncke from the  Food Packaging Forum discusses plastic pollution, chemicals of concern in plastics and food packaging, and the global plastics treaty in expert panel (in German)

Perils of plastic packaging

January 10, 2024 - January 10, 2024  
Jane Muncke from the Food Packaging Forum discusses the current state of food packaging and possible health risks associated with chemicals in food contact materials as part of the podcast series The Great Simplification with Nate Hagens

Food Contact Materials: A road map to improved safety testing

January 9, 2024 - January 9, 2024  
Jane Muncke form the Food Packaging Forum talks about the new study, “A vision for safer food contact materials: Public health concerns as drivers for improved testing.” The study proposes a concept for improved testing of food contact materials and the chemicals used to make those materials.

Identifying chemicals and polymers of concern

September 12, 2023 - September 12, 2023  
Jane Muncke from the Food Packaging Forum presents on chemicals of concern in food packaging as part of a webinar dedicated to "identifying chemicals and polymers of concern" organized by the United Nations Environment Programme in preparation for the upcoming third negotiating session for the UN Global Plastics Treaty

From recycling toward reuse: Shifting models for the future

June 13, 2023 - June 13, 2023  
Justin Boucher from the Food Packaging Forum presents on regulatory updates and current practices related to reusable food packaging in Europe as part of the 3rd FitNESS 2.0 Project webinar; additional speakers present industry insights and new developments within the FitNESS platform

(Future of) recycling and use of recycled plastics in food packaging

December 6, 2022 - December 6, 2022  
Jane Muncke from the Food Packaging Forum presents during a Zero Waste Europe webinar on ensuring the safety of recycled content in plastic food contact materials; Bastian Schupp from DG Sante of the European Commission introduces the new EU recycled plastics regulation

Food Safety Live Conference Panel – Have we moved on since Dark Waters?

November 16, 2022 - November 16, 2022  
Panel discussion featuring Justin Boucher from the Food Packaging Forum on the presence of PFAS in food and food packaging

Dope Labs Podcast – PFAS in Food Packaging

August 11, 2022 - August 11, 2022  
Science podcast interviews Justin Boucher from the Food Packaging Forum on PFAS, their use in food packaging, and the regulatory and business changes underway to address increasing global concern about their impacts on health

Identifying compounds migrating from reusable plastic bottles into drinking water

July 5, 2022 - July 5, 2022  
Webinar features presentation and discussion with the author behind a peer-reviewed study detecting migration of >400 plastic-related chemicals from reusable plastic bottles into drinking water

Chemical migration and PET food packaging: Implications for circularity

June 28, 2022 - June 28, 2022  
Webinar features presentation from scientists about their recently published study on the PET drink bottle value chain, chemical safety of recycled PET, and what it might mean for the future of PET recycling


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