Food Packaging Forum | Comments on UN food systems summit strategy paper
Director of the Food Packaging Forum Jane Muncke responded to a call for comments by the UN Food Systems Summit Scientific Group with a letter suggesting the group includes plastic pollution in their strategy document for the upcoming UN meeting. The document, Science and Innovations for Food Systems Change: Opportunities for the UN Food Systems Summit, outlines “science-driven innovations… and their related goal-oriented actions” to guide cooperation among stakeholders both at the Food Systems Summit 2021 and after. Muncke argued in her letter that “food packaging is a symptom of how society produces and consumes food today, and the problems associated with food packaging can only be addressed by tackling food systems as a whole,” the intent of the Summit.
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