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Full program announced for Global Food Contact as it returns to the US on May 12-14 2014
The full conference agenda and pre-conference workshop have been confirmed for the 2014 edition of Global Food Contact - taking place in Silver Spring, MD on May 12-14 2014, this global event will once again address all the on-going changes in food contact legislation across the world.
This year's speakers include FDA, Health Canada, Amcor, Sealed Air and legal experts Keller & Heckman and this year's programme will once again feature food contact representatives from South America, Japan, China, the US and Europe.
View the full program here
Don't miss the pre-conference workshop led by Eric F Greenberg PC
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Introduction to Food Contact Regulations 10-11 June 2014
Smithers Pira is the worldwide authority on packaging, paper and print industry supply chains and alongside our 2014 conference and webinar schedules, we deliver that expertise in a small number of specialist training courses. So join us in June and get regulatory guidance and training from Smithers Pira's industry experts at the Ramada London Gatwick
Past food contact events
P&P 2013 celebrated 30 years in London!
On 9-12 December this leading food contact forum celebrated the 30th edition of Plastics in Contact with Foodstuffs! With a gala dinner on the evening of 10th December, in addition to a full 3 day conference agenda, plus 2 pre-conference workshops, delegates were brought up to date with all the need-to-know developments in food contact regulations, compliance and guidance.
Speakers included European Commission JRC, EFSA, BfR, and H.B Fuller and attendees provided great feedback on these leading Plastics and Paper agendas
Watch this space for 2014 announcements!
A very successful launch event, new for 2013, in Washington DC!
This inaugural event organised by Smithers Pira, in partnership with Steptoe, brought together the realms of food contact and food additives, and provided delegates with critical updates in each of these fields within the US market.
See what you missed and what attendees had to say about this great event. Food Contact & Additives will be returning to the US in 2015 - watch this space for more information.
A storming success in Barcelona for Global Food Contact 2013!
This unique event returned to Europe for 2013 from 14-16 May in sunny Barcelona and attracted over 150 food contact professionals.
THE global food contact forum, this conference never fails to offer delegates the chance to be updated with all the key developments around the globe relating to FCM.
Missed this? Why not attend Global Food Contact 2014 taking place in the US!
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Key Speakers for GFC 2014
US Food & Drug Administration (FDA)
Research Centre for Plastics Industry
National Institute of Health Sciences