New Era of Food Packaging: Major Developments in Food Packaging and What is Still to Come in 2023 and Beyond

April 18, 2023 4:30pm

Dr. Keith Vorst
Director of the Polymer and Food Protection Consortium
Iowa State University

Thomas S. Lee
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Nicole Nice
Assistant General Counsel - Food Law

  • Examining how supply chain challenges are impacting packaging and creating new risk areas
  • Evaluating recent challenges to the use of Bisphenol A in food packaging as shown in recent FDA petitions
  • Identifying the status of PFAs labeling requirements in packaging on the federal and state level
  • Analyzing best practices for packaging relative to recyclability and composability
  • Understanding anticipated shifts in packaging on the horizon, including:
    • Potential increased use of antimicrobial packaging
    • pH-reliant intelligent packaging
    • Secondary packaging
    • Paper-based packaging