Food Packaging

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...

Groups sue FDA over rocket fuel chemical in dry foods

In 2014, BCPP joined an official Food Additive Petition, brought by Natural Resources Defense Council and 6 other NGOs, to...

Groups Sue to Force FDA to Ban Toxic Chemical in Food Packaging

October 29, 2019 WASHINGTON– Several environmental and public-health advocacy groups filed a lawsuit today asking a federal court in New...

Chemical Industry Attempts to Strike Down Health Protections for Millions

The so-called 'Accurate Labels Act' would strip American consumers of their right to know what’s in the products they buy....

Advocates Sue FDA to force decision on cancer-causing chemicals in popular foods

Today a coalition of health, consumer and environmental advocacy organizations including BCPP filed a lawsuit in the U.S. Court of...

Coalition Support Letter SB 258 to Assembly Committee on Environmental Safety and Toxic Chemicals

BCPP and the undersigned organizations write to express our strong support for Senate Bill 258. The bill will require manufacturers...

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