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Date 12-14 March 2019
Title Food Packaging Law Seminar and China Packaging Pre-Conference Workshop
Organiser Keller and Heckman LLP
Location The Hotel Brussels

Keller and Heckman is pleased to announce that registration is now open for its annual Food Packaging Law Seminar, and new this year, the Pre-Conference Workshop on Chinese Requirements. Now in its 12th year, this comprehensive food packaging law course is designed to provide regulatory, scientific, and legal professionals with up-to-date information on the latest food packaging law developments. This year, we will cover the basics on EU and U.S. food-contact legislation and will provide updates on global regulations relating to food-contact materials. The agenda will cover: 

  • EU National Laws Applicable to Non-Harmonized Food-Contact Materials
  • Technical Requirements for Establishing EU and U.S. Compliance for Packaging Materials
  • Recommendations on the Evaluation of Non-Intentionally Added Substances (NIAS)
  • Food Packaging Requirements Around the World, including Japan and MERCOSUR
  • Considerations for Food-Contact in the Circular Economy
  • Hot Topics, including Commission Reevaluation of Food-Contact Legislation and Revisions to Mutual Recognition Regulation

The Pre-Conference Workshop on Chinese Requirements will cover the following topics:

  • Chinese Food Safety Law
  • Overview of Food Safety Standard System
  • Summary of China's National Standards, including
    • GB 4806.1 General Safety Standard
    • GB 9685 Additives Standard
    • Material Standards, including Plastic Resins, Coatings, Paper, etc.
  • China Food-Contact Petitions (procedures and helpful hints)
  • Compare and Contrast EU/National Legislation with Requirements in China

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