The European associations CEPI (Confederation of European Paper Industries) and CITPA
(International Confederation of Paper and Board Converters in Europe) have now launched a voluntary Industry Guideline for the Compliance of Paper & Board Materials and Articles for Food Contact.
The sectors concerned are leather (Cotance), flexible packaging (FPE), furniture (UEA), printing (Intergraf), rubber (BLIC), textiles and clothing (Euratex), toys (TIE) and paper, wood and cardboard processing (CITPA
* The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE), Cepi, Cepi Eurokraft, the International Confederation of Paper and Board Converters in Europe (Citpa
), Eurosac, Fefco, Groupement Ondule, the Kraft Institute, and ProCarton presented a paper to the European Commission lobbying for a better deal on the proposed Integrated Product Policy (IPP) legislation--the latest in a long line of EU measures that will affect the industry.