Coronavirus has provoked the food packaging debate, with some using the crisis to hammer home the message that plastic is vital for protecting food from germs and extending its shelf life, while others stress that the pandemic highlights the fact tha
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland’s (FSAI) Food Safety Consultative Council today hosted an open meeting to review and debate the role of plastic in the food sector. ‘Food and Plastic – A Question of Taste?’ provided a platform for experts to deba
The Food Safety Consultative Council (FSCC) of the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) acts as a forum for debate on food safety issues and provides advice to the FSAI Board on areas of relevance. With a membership from the wider interests in foo
Reports about “plastic rice” are likely incorrect according to a food fraud expert who says it could have been actual rice that had been poorly stored for up to a decade.
Chris Elliott, professor of food safety and founder of the Institute for Global
Nestle Japan is accelerating its efforts to solve plastic waste by changing KitKat’s outer packaging from plastic to paper.
The War on Plastics is a global issue constantly present in the media and in our daily lives as consumers. A hot topic that was highlighted recently in a food alert by my colleagues in the German Market and that is gaining traction in the Spanish mar
New rules that tighten restrictions on the use of bisphenol A (BPA) in food contact materials in the European Union have entered into force this month.
The regulation lowers the specific migration limit (SML), which is the amount of the substance tha
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