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©iStock/FamVeld. The move expands the ban from just polycarbonate infant feeding bottles

EU bans BPA in packaging for 0-3 year olds

By Joseph James Whitworth

The European Commission has tightened the rules around bisphenol A (BPA) by banning it in the manufacture of packaging for infants and young children 0-3 years.

New Flexopack film launched

New Flexopack film launched

A range of multilayer barrier films that are claimed to provide the
stiffness, transparency and thermal resistance needed in lidding
and flow packs for fresh and processed meat, cheese and other
foodstuffs has been launched.