Food Packaging

FDA agrees to reconsider safety of BPA in food packaging

JUNE 2, 2022 WASHINGTON—In response to a food additive petition filed by BCPP and our coalition partners, the Food and...

Senator Markey Introduces Legislation to Improve Food Safety and Hold FDA Accountable

MAY 27, 2022 WASHINGTON—Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass) introduced the Ensuring Safe and Toxic-Free Foods Act, comprehensive legislation that ensures...

FDA Allows Hormone-Disrupting Phthalates in Food Packaging

May 19, 2022 WASHINGTON, DC—The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today denied petitions submitted by health and environmental advocates in...

Food Safety Loophole Allows Secret Toxic Chemicals in Our Food

The Generally Recognized As Safe, or GRAS, provision, which permits common chemicals to by-pass FDA safety reviews, has become the...

People of Color Must Be Protected from Toxic Phthalates

December 10, 2021 Washington, D.C.--In comments submitted on December 8th, four public health and environmental justice organizations called on the...

Groups Sue to Force FDA Decision on Petitions to Ban Phthalates in Food

December 7, 2021 WASHINGTON, DC—Today, health advocates represented by Earthjustice sued the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in federal court...

California Bans PFAS Forever Chemicals in Paper-Based Food Packaging 

SACRAMENTO (October 5, 2021) – California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill into law today banning the use of PFAS...

California Leaders Approve Bill to Ban PFAS in Paper-Based Food Packaging

9/7/2021 California lawmakers have approved legislation to ban the use of the “forever chemicals” known as PFAS in paper-based food...

California Safer Food Packaging and Cookware Act (AB 1200)

The California Safer Food Packaging & Cookware Act of 2021 (AB 1200 – Ting), was signed into law by Governor...

FDA Food Chemical Safety Process Leaves Consumers at Risk of Chronic Diseases

Today, a group of health, environmental, and consumer organizations challenged the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) practice of not accounting...

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