Program highlights include : an opening address by Dr Kristi Muldoon Jacobs, providing a critical update from the US Food and Drug Administration ; a regulatory perspective from the Japanese National Institute of Health Sciences ; a panorama of MERCOSUR legislative developments from Alejandro Ariosti of INTI, Argentina and a new national perspective from the Turkish Food Safety Association.

“I have been attending these food contact events for about 20 years. I am pleased to be involved this year as a speaker, to provide an important overview and comparison of compliance for flexible packaging materials” says Robert Broughton, Product Safety Manager, Amcor In addition to the national updates, regulatory and legal experts will highlight differences between the US and EU approaches to product safety and compliance in supply chain, guidance on food packaging inks and compliance of multi-material and multi-layer flexible packaging.

“Many companies operate across geographies and we are proud to keep developing this global agenda, to provide the food packaging industry with a unique chance to keep up to date with how regulations in new markets are taking shape. Every year we see more new faces attend this event as the global diversity of this conference and its attendees continues to thrive” says Hayley Marsden, Conference Director.

The conference provides attendees the opportunity to network with food contact professionals from across the globe and throughout the supply chain, allowing them to get involved with the in-depth pre-conference workshop, led by expert attorneys from Eric F Greenberg PC on Food Contact Notifications, GRAS and other key concepts.

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