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THE LATEST ON EU AGRI-FOOD POLICIES IMPACTING LOW- AND MIDDLE-INCOME COUNTRIES

Food contact materials: Authorised substances

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Packaging / Food contact materials

Summary

The EU proposes to amend the conditions under which certain substances may be used in plastic materials intended to come into contact with food. For safety reasons, untreated wood flour and fibres, and salicylic acid, will no longer be authorised. For other substances, the permitted conditions of use are amended.