Programme

  1. Registration and coffee

  2. Welcome

    Chemical Watch

  3. Session 1: global food contact regulations
  4. The basics of US FDA food contact regulation

    • Pertinent Food Statutory Provisions
    • Food Additive Regulations
    • Exemptions From and Exceptions to Premarket Clearance Requirements
    • Submission to FDA Clearances
    David J. Ettinger David J. Ettinger
    Partner, Keller and Heckman
  5. Introduction to European food packaging controls – what’s harmonised and what’s not

    • Specific controls on plastics in the EU – the authorisation process
    • Controls on printing inks – a future harmonised approach
    • Ensuring compliance – what do you need to know
    Rhodri Evans Rhodri Evans
    Senior Managing Scientist, Exponent
  6. All wrapped up: food contact regulations in China

    • Overview of China’s Food Safety Law
    • China’s GB Packaging Standards: Standards and Updates
    • Chinese Food-Contact Petition Procedures
    David J. Ettinger David J. Ettinger
    Partner, Keller and Heckman
  7. Q&A

  8. Refreshments

  9. Session 2: DEVELOPMENTS IN FOOD CONTACT REGULATIONS ACROSS ASIA
  10. An overview of food contact regulation in Hong Kong and Singapore

    Tom Hun Tom Hun
    Assistant General Manager, Intertek Testing Services Hong Kong Limited
  11. Food contact regulations in South Korea

    Junho Lee Junho Lee
    Director, CIRS Group Korea, South Korea
  12. Adoption of positive lists for food contact materials in Japan

    • Framework of laws and regulations in Japan
      • Regulations for food packages in Japan
      • Food sanitation law
      • System of food sanitation law
      • Relationship of Notice No.370 and milk ordinance
      • Notes No.370 standards and specifications
      • Main industry voluntary rules
      • Restriction scheme in Japan.
    • Adoption of positive lists for food contact materials in Japan
    Shuuichi Nonaka Shuuichi Nonaka
    Toya Seikan Group
  13. Q&A

  14. Lunch

  15. An overview of Regulations Relating to Food Contact Materials in Thailand

    • Overview of food safety structure in Thailand
    • Related regulations
    • Action plan for food contact materials.
    Piyatida (Tung) Pukclai Piyatida (Tung) Pukclai
    Asia-Pacific Business Development & Regulatory Policy Director, knoell, Thailand
  16. Food packaging regulations in Australia and New Zealand

    • Overview of Proposal P1034: chemical migration from packaging into food
    • Next stage of packaging work
    Leise Berven Leise Berven
    Senior Scientist - Product Safety Standards, Food Standards Australia and New Zelanad
  17. Q&A Session

  18. Refreshments

  19. Overview and updates on food contact materials regulations in Vietnam

    Nhat Nguyen Nhat Nguyen
    Chief Analyst, Chemical Watch, United States
  20. Global Food Safety Trends – Practical Implications

    Food safety for food manufacturing facilities has evolved greatly in the last few decades. A large part of that change has involved moving toward a more preventive food safety strategy. This presentation will introduce the concept of environmental monitoring, with an emphasis on rapid hygiene monitoring, indicator organisms and pathogen control (especially Salmonella and Listeria)

    Norman Kok Norman Kok
    Technical Sales Manager, 3M
  21. Q&A

  22. Close of conference