- December 13, 2021
Food safety – recycled plastic in food packaging (updated rules) | Feedback period 06 December 2021 - 10 January 2022
All materials used with food must be safe and therefore contain no toxic contaminants.
EU rules require individual authorisations for plastic recycling processes.
This amendment sets out:
(*) transitional provisions,
(*) provisions for the appropriate evaluation of non-PET materials (i.e. without polyethylene terephthalate), and
(*) clear obligations for operators and competent authorities.
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