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An Introduction to Food Contact for the Paper & Packaging Industry

May 21

This course will focus on the scenario of paper and board materials and articles for Food Contact (P&B FCMs), and it is intended specifically for all operators along the paper and board supply chain: producers, converters and retailers; providing essential training for operators who wish to develop a better understanding of technical and legislative requirements in the Food Contact materials market.

PART 1 – LEGISLATIVE FRAMEWORK ON FOOD CONTACT MATERIALS AND ARTICLES
An introduction to the EU framework legislation:
 Reg.(EC) No 1935/04
 Reg.(EC) No 2023/06 on Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
 EU Non-harmonized FCMs: regulatory situation and implications
 The role of national legislations
 Future perspectives

PART 2 – TECHNICAL ASPECTS OF PAPER AND BOARD MATERIALS AND ARTICLES’ COMPLIANCE
Compliance for the Paper and Board sector in being compliant:
 Relevant documents for the Paper and Board Materials and Articles for Food Contact
 GMP for the Manufacture of Paper and Board for Food Contact (CEPI Guidance)

How to comply with Food Contact regulations in the EU:
 Overview, positive list, labelling & declaration of compliance for Food Contact materials
 Technical requirements on raw materials
 Testing on the finished products
 How to track the regulatory developments to ensure continued regulatory compliance

Organizer

Paper Industry Technical Association
Email:
Helen@pita.org.uk
Website:
https://www.pita.org.uk/

Venue

PITA Office, Bury
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