Packaging Materials

Packaging Materials

Scientifically addressing the main challenges in the safety and quality of food contact materials

Task Force Information

Objectives and list of Task Force
members

Contact Information

Contact details in case you have specific questions

Activity Overview

Overview of ongoing and
upcoming activities

Expert Groups

Objectives, output and list of experts involved in each activity

Publications

List of publications of this
Task Force

Multimedia

Links to Task Force related documents, recordings and much more...

Completed Expert Groups

Details including experts involved of
each activity

Task Force Information

Objectives

For more than 30 years, the Task Force has strived to understand the challenges to ensure safe food contact materials for food consumption by:

  • Evaluating food contact materials safety and their interactions with food to ensure consumers’ safety at minimal environmental impact.
  • Addressing recent improvements in food production and distribution, leading to an increased sophistication of food packaging.

Task Force Members

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* Scientific Advisors

Contact Information

For more detailed information, please contact Konrad Korzeniowski at kkorzeniowski@ilsieurope.be

Activity Overview

Ongoing

- Harmonised approaches for risk assessment and management of food contact materials and article

An Expert Group will review existing approaches for risk assessment and management of Food Contac Materials (IAS and NIAS) and identify similarities and differences between materials categories (e.g. plastics vs paper or metals) and geographic areas (e.g. EU, US, China, etc.) before recommending the most appropriate approaches to use, particularly for non harmonised food contact materials.

Upcoming

8th-International-Symposium-on-Food-Packaging

- 8th International Symposium on Food Packaging

Save the date for 1-4 April 2025!

ILSI Europe International Symposium on Food Packaging is held every four years. It is internationally recognised as a scientific forum to discuss and move forward the science that supports safety and innovation in the field, with minimal environmental impact. This conference of experts facilitates transfer of knowledge and brings innovative solutions to the most pressing issues in this field.

Abstract submission is now open!

Early bird registration opens on September 1st 

In the pipeline

- Sustainable packaging

More information to come soon...

 

Expert Groups

Risk assessment and management of potential migrants

Background and Objectives

The Expert Group will review existing approaches for risk assessment and management of Food Contac Materials (IAS and NIAS) and identify similarities and differences between materials categories (e.g. plastics vs paper or metals) and geographic areas (e.g. EU, US, China, etc.) before recommending the most appropriate approaches to use, particularly for non harmonised food contact materials.

Expert Group Members

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Publications

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Multimedia

Introductory video

One-Pager

Completed Expert Groups