The 5th International Conference Food Contact Compliance 2018

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      Ms. Urawan Oengaew, Deputy Director General of Department of Science Service (DSS) along with Ms. Nongnuch Mayteeyonpiriya, Director of Division of Food Products and Food Contact Materials, and Ms. Wandee Luesaiwong participated in the 5th International Conference Food Contact Compliance 2018 during 25–27 September 2018 at Baveno, Italy. 

       The Conference aimed to address the technical regulatory situation in EU for given materials and main constituents, such as adhesives and inks. It also informed development and enforcement regulations in ASEAN region and other countries, with particular regard to Mercosur, Japan and China. On the third day, there was a wide debate on the topics “Is the mutual recognition an efficient regulation to assist the exporters in EU from inside and outside EU countries?” and “How can the current regulation be improved?” In addition, specific legislative issues such as recycled materials and the discipline on Biocides were also addressed on the last day.