Vegan 'dairy' products face EU ban from using milk cartons and yoghurt pots – and UK could be next

Posted by SGS Digicomply Editorial Team on January 26, 2021
Markets European Union, United Kingdom Organization The Conversation US Topic Labelling General law and Standards Leading oat milk brand Oatly and the owner of Flora margarine are spearheading a campaign to overturn new proposed EU rules ...

Tags: food safety, food contact materials (FCM), PFAS

McDonald’s to phase out PFAS from food contact packaging by 2025

Posted by SGS Digicomply Editorial Team on January 20, 2021
Markets USA, International Organization Chemical Watch Topic Food Contact Materials Major restaurant chain McDonald’s has committed to globally phasing out the use of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) from its customer packaging ...

Tags: food safety, food contact materials (FCM), PFAS

PFAS in food: EFSA assesses risks and sets tolerable intake

Posted by SGS Digicomply Editorial Team on September 22, 2020
Markets European Union Organization EFSA Topic Contaminants, residues and contact materials EFSA has set a new safety threshold for the main perfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, that accumulate in the body. The threshold – a group tolerable ...

Tags: EFSA, maximum residue limits (mrls), perfluoroalkyl, PFAS

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