2nd Recycled Packaging for Food Contact, Regulatory update, traceability challenges & chemically recycled polyolefins for food contact

02 Dec, 2021 - ONSITE at Novotel Brussels City Centre, VIRTUAL

Novotel Brussels City Centre

09:00

Chairman’s Remark

09:05

Regulatory update on Recycled packaging for food contact

Rachida Semail, Partner

Keller & Heckman LLP

09:30

Discussion

09:35

US FDA regulatory update for food contact recycled plastics

10:00

Discussion

10:05

3R strategy : how to deal with the political signals for plastics packaging

10:25

Discussion followed by Coffee

10:55

Challenges in assessing supply chain for rPlastics for food contact

  • Difference in authorization between FDA and EFSA
  • Traceability of input for rPlastic, whatever for mechanical or chemical recycling
  • Analytical methods to assess mechanically recycled plastics
  • Audit schemes to be used when assessing a mechanically recycled plastic suppliers
  • Monitoring of lots/batch, valid for mechanically and chemically recycled plastics

Dr. Lionel Spack, Senior Food Contact Materials Expert NQAC EMENA

Nestle Suisse SA

11:15

Discussion

11:25

Keeping food grade rPET material in the circular loop - perspective from the juice industry

Mr. Wouter Lox, Secretary General

AIJN - European Fruit Juice Association

11:40

Discussion followed by Lunch

14:00

NextLoopp food grade rPP - achievements, breakthroughs and barriers

14:20

Discussion

14:30

Recycling hard-to-recycle PET waste to food grade rPET quality

14:50

Discussion

15:00

Chemically recycled polyolefins for food packaging applications

15:20

Discussion followed by Tea

16:00

End of RPFC.

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