Food safety and packaging

Aug. 24, 2022

Food packaging, which is in direct contact with the product, must not pose a danger to human health. The KIDV dossier page deals with the food safety of such packaging. The page also includes six fact sheets on this topic. The topics of the fact sheets are:

  • Mineral oils in packaging
  • Bisphenol A in packaging
  • Microplastics in packaging
  • Heavy metals in packaging
  • NIAS - Unintentionally added substances in packaging.
  • Food contact materials legislation
Learn more You go to a Dutch version
More information You go to an English version


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