Food Contact Regulations Europe

"Two days dedicated to the latest updates in FCM regulations"
FCM regulations continue to be complex and fast-moving. This two-day conference will bring together a panel of speakers from around the world, sharing the latest developments in European legislation. The conference offers guidance from experts, including regulators, scientists and industry representatives through presentations, roundtable discussions and Q&As.


  • Expert panel: Meet and network with representatives from key European countries
  • Current thinking: Find out about the current and future state of the landscape for FCM regulations
  • Time efficiency: Get completely up-to-date with the complex landscape of FCM regulations in two days
  • Focus: Stay on top of the latest thinking across a wide range of jurisdictions
  • Q&A panel sessions: Have your specific questions answered by making use of the multiple Q&A sessions


9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Business)

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11 - 12 Feb 2020 Interested

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Jorge Manuel Santos de Azevedo

Jorge Manuel Santos de Azevedo

Honey producer. From Natural Park. Mountain Honey in bulk of premium quality at Apisnatur warehouse door price: 5,30 euros per kilogram (kg). About 1700,00 euros per barrel.

Bragança, Portugal
philip saforo

philip saforo

General Manager at zoesaf cleaning services

Accra, Ghana

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Tue, 11 Feb09:00 AM - 09:30 AMCoffee and registration Registration
Tue, 11 Feb09:30 AM - 09:45 AMWelcome: An outlook of regulations in Food Contact Management for 2020 Opening Ceremony
Tue, 11 Feb09:45 AM - 10:15 AMThe harmonisation of EU rules on FCMs Session
Tue, 11 Feb10:15 AM - 10:45 AMRegulatory updates from the EU, including Commission recommendation (EU) 2019/794; a reflection on the process of screening and submitting key substances Session

  • Overview of the recommendation
  • Analysis and reporting

Tue, 11 Feb10:45 AM - 11:00 AMQ&A session Session
Tue, 11 Feb11:00 AM - 11:45 AMRefreshments Break
Tue, 11 Feb11:15 AM - 11:45 AMFood Contact Materials and the European Framework Regulation (EC) 1935/2004 Session

  • Regulation (EC) No 1935/2004 provides a harmonised legal EU framework. It sets out the general principles of safety and inertness for all Food Contact Materials (FCMs).
  • EU level requirements and harmonisation of plastics (including recycled plastics),ceramics, regenerated cellulose film, and active and intelligent materials.
  • National level requirements adopted by Member States

Tue, 11 Feb11:45 AM - 12:15 PMEnforcement of food contact materials regulation Session
Tue, 11 Feb12:15 PM - 12:30 PMQ&A session Session
Tue, 11 Feb12:30 PM - 01:30 PMLunch Lunch
Tue, 11 Feb01:30 PM - 02:00 PMRegulation (EU) No 10/2011 on Plastic Materials and Articles Intended to Come into Contact with Food—commonly referred to as the Plastics Implementing Measure (PIM) Session

  • Overview
  • Update from June 2019 - Increased transparency and sustainability of the EU risk assessment in the food chain
  • New amendments due to be published (amendment 13 and 14)

Tue, 11 Feb02:00 PM - 02:30 PMHow plastics / FCM has been affected by sustainability initiatives across the world Session

  • Overview
  • Update from June 2019 - Increased transparency and sustainability of the EU risk assessment in the food chain
  • New amendments due to be published (amendment 13 and 14)

Tue, 11 Feb02:30 PM - 03:00 PMFood contact guidelines for paper and board materials Session
Tue, 11 Feb03:00 PM - 03:15 PMQ&A session Session
Tue, 11 Feb03:15 PM - 03:30 PMRefreshments Session
Tue, 11 Feb03:30 PM - 04:00 PMThe Swiss legislation on printing inks for FCM Session
Tue, 11 Feb04:00 PM - 04:30 PMUpdates from Germany Session
Tue, 11 Feb04:30 PM - 05:00 PMAchieving sound management of chemicals in FCM with GMP (good manufacturing practices) for packaging Session

  • Overview of GMP
  • Creating safe packaging
  • How does GMP fit in with rules on chemicals in FCMs?

Tue, 11 Feb05:00 PM - 05:30 PMPanel discussion: To what extent are rules for chemicals in FCMs working? Session
Tue, 11 Feb05:00 PM - 05:30 PMQ&A session Session
Tue, 11 Feb05:45 PM - 06:00 PMDrinks reception / end of day one Dinner + Cocktail
Wed, 12 Feb12:30 AM - 12:45 PMQ&A session Session
Wed, 12 Feb09:00 AM - 09:30 AMAn overview of risk assessments for FCMs Session
Wed, 12 Feb09:30 AM - 10:00 AMRisk assessment of non-intentionally added substances (NIAS) migrating from food contact articles Session
Wed, 12 Feb10:00 AM - 10:30 AMMethodology for mixtures risk assessment Session
Wed, 12 Feb10:30 AM - 10:45 AMQ&A session Session
Wed, 12 Feb10:45 AM - 11:00 AMRefreshments Break
Wed, 12 Feb11:00 AM - 11:30 AMFood contact regulations in the context of circular economy Session
Wed, 12 Feb11:30 AM - 12:00 PMReduce, reuse, recycle: Food packaging’s role in the circular economy Session
Wed, 12 Feb12:00 PM - 12:30 PMRecycling plastics into FCMs Session
Wed, 12 Feb12:45 PM - 01:45 PMLunch Lunch
Wed, 12 Feb01:45 PM - 02:15 PMAn overview of US vs EU regulations in food packaging Session
Wed, 12 Feb02:15 PM - 02:45 PM‘Forever chemicals’ in food packaging: A view from the US Session
Wed, 12 Feb02:45 PM - 03:15 PMOverview of China's Food Contact Legislation Session

  • The China Food Safety Law
  • Complying with national food safety standards

Wed, 12 Feb03:15 PM - 03:30 PMQ&A session Session
Wed, 12 Feb03:30 PM - 03:45 PMRefreshments Break
Wed, 12 Feb03:45 PM - 04:15 PMJapan and the positive list for plastic food packaging Session
Wed, 12 Feb04:15 PM - 04:45 PMFood contact updates from MERCOSUR Session
Wed, 12 Feb04:45 PM - 05:15 PMHow to modernise Europe’s regulations on chemicals in food contact materials Session
Wed, 12 Feb05:15 PM - 05:45 PMPanel discussion: The future of food contact 2021 and beyond; what are the challenges and opportunities for the industry Session
Wed, 12 Feb05:45 PM - 06:00 PMClose of conference Closing Ceremony

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