January 11, 2018

MEPs back down from EU bisphenol ban

The European Parliament has shied away from demanding a full ban on bisphenol A, instead approving measures that will lower the amount of the chemical that can be part of food packaging.

On Wednesday (11 January), MEPs on the Environment, Food and Public Health committee defeated a cross-party proposal by four deputies, which argued that “only a full ban can provide certainty for both consumers and industry”, by 42 votes to 17. Read more.


- Europa weert bisphenol-A niet uit voedselverpakking - IPS

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