“Conditions of Use” describes the temperature and duration at which a material should be tested to simulate the manner in which the material is intended to be used.
When evaluating materials for use in food packaging and other food contact applications, a number of considerations are important.
Bisphenol A (BPA) is a synthetic estrogen and industrial compound that's been widely banned in baby bottles and sippy cups. So how is it safe for the rest of us?
From consumer packaged goods to original equipment manufacturers, ensuring food safety is a constant challenge.
All professionals responsible for any food manufacturing operation must ensure the label lists any allergen found in a product. Do you know the regulations that affect your brand?
Packaging materials are part of the food processors’ ingredient list, and it only makes common sense that they should be treated the same as any substance when it comes to food safety.
Are you providing meaningful, regulation-compliant information on your food product labels?
The requirements specified for adhesives place more of the burden of regulatory compliance on the manufacturers of food packaging that contains adhesives and manufacturers of the finished food product.
In reviewing the various options available for formal clearance of a new food contact substance through U.S. Food and Drug Administration, each of the available mechanisms depends on a measure of the dietary exposure of the food contact substance.
Will congressional bills addressing consolidation of food safety enforcement in a single federal agency and a national standard for labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) get enough bipartisan support to pass? You decide.
Canada’s food safety system is complex but effective because of ongoing progress in regulatory standards.
The primary goal of a food allergen program is to make food products safer for everyone, not just people with food allergies.
An in-depth overview dissecting both sides of the GMO debate and food labeling.
Enforcement of laws relating to food labeling is also becoming stricter in China.
Will foods made with genetically modified organisms (GMOs) be required? Are there still questions about GMO safety? The status of the ongoing debate is thoroughly examined.
Proper design of pet food packaging can enhance shelf-life and reduce contamination events.
Can your company navigate the minefield of food labeling regulations? It’s time to brush up on these requirements to mitigate your liability. Read the article to learn more.
December 13, 2014 marks when new regulations on food labeling, designed to standardize nutrition information on processed or composite foods across the EU, will be imposed. Are you ready?
Food packaging materials are excluded from the definition of food additives, they are not subject to premarket clearance, except for packaging for infant formula and novel food.
This article looks at the future of robots and automation in the food processing arena.