food contact materials

The European legislation for food contact materials



The European legislation for food contact materials

Ensuring conformity of materials and objects that come into contact with food, during the processing phases and as a finished product, is a fundamental step in food safety management.

In this webinar, our expert gives an overview of the European Legislation regarding food contact materials, the evaluation and documentation of compliance within the process chain, and clarify any doubts that may have risen over the years on the field of application of the legislation and on finished products. 

Key topics covered:

  • Define what is food contact materials and objects and what is subject to specific regulation

  • Main regulations: European framework

  • Compliance tests

  • Declaration of conformity: Purpose, information to be included, most common errors

About the speaker

Michela Gallo

Ms. Michela Gallo
Head of Food Contact Service Line, TÜV SÜD pH

Ms Michela graduated in Environmental Sciences at the Ca ’Foscari University of Venice, she gained extensive experience in the field of material testing.

She has held various managerial roles in multinational companies, within the Consumer Products, Environmental and Pharma / Cosmetics divisions.

She currently coordinates the Food Contact in TÜV SÜD pH srl Laboratories.


Related Services: Food contact materials testing and certification | Food quality and safety assurance

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