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Miniconferentie Voedselveiligheid Empack, April 2018

Terugblik op succesvolle miniconferentie Voedselveiligheid Empack

In opdracht van NRK Verpakkingen en in samenwerking met Easyfairs heeft Kris Callaert (Viaware) op 10 april 2018 een succesvolle miniconferentie Voedselveiligheid van verpakkingsmaterialen op Empack Utrecht georganiseerd.

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Safe products in the EU Single Market, February 2018

European Commission acts to reinforce trust

The Commission is tabling two legislative proposals to make it easier for companies, especially small and medium sized, to sell their products across Europe, and to strengthen controls by national authorities and customs officers to prevent unsafe products from being sold to European consumers.

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Publication 10th Amendment, February 2018

COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2018/213

On 12 February 2018 the 10th amendment (2018/213) was published on EU 10/2011 concerning the use of bisphenol A (BPA) in varnishes and coatings intended to come into contact with food, and amending Regulation (EU) No 10/2011 as regards the use of that substance in plastic materials coming into contact with foodstuffs.

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Publication 9th Amendment, January 2018

COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2018/79

On January 18, 2018, Commission Regulation (EU) 2018/79 on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food was published in the EU’s Official Journal.

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What do we know about our food packaging?, April 2017

What do we really know?

Producers of food and beverage use labels to tell consumers about the ingredients inside their products. If we read those labels we can be pretty sure about what exactly we consume and how healthy it is.
But what about the materials that are being used to store, hold and prepare the food? What do we know about the chemicals in food packaging that can migrate to the food? Are they safe for consumption?

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Europese Fonds voor Regionale Ontwikkeling, Juli 2016

Viaware ontvangt subsidie

Voor de verdere ontwikkeling van FOCOS ontvangt Viaware subsidie van het Europees Fonds voor Regionale Ontwikkeling en OP oost.

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Pakkracht, December 2015

Food Contact Safety

Om de volksgezondheid te waarborgen, worden de regels en voorschriften voor materialen die in contact komen met levensmiddelen steeds complexer en strikter. Alle bedrijven die actief zijn binnen de supply chain van voedselcontactmaterialen, van grondstofleveranciers tot de voedingsmiddelenindustrie, moeten een wettelijk document (Declaration of Compliance) opstellen waarmee ze bevestigen en aantonen dat ze aan de wet- en regelgeving voldoen.

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Packaging Europe Magazine, March 2015

A helping hand

To ensure public health, rules and regulations for food contact materials are becoming ever more complex and strict. Netherlands-based Viaware B.V. addresses these challenges by providing FOCOS®, a web-based tool supporting food contact compliance work and communication in the supply chain, as well as consultancy and IT services. Elisabeth Skoda spoke to Wim Jansen, the company’s sales and account manager, to find out more.

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Kunststof en Rubber, September 2014

Voldoet kunststof verpakking aan migratie-eisen? Guidance document verduidelijkt Declaration of Compliance

EU-wetgeving stelt eisen aan materialen die in contact komen met voedingsmiddelen, zoals verpakkingen. Met de publicatie van de eerste twee van vier guidance documenten is er meer duidelijkheid over de interpretatie van verordening 10/2011 voor kunststof materialen. De ‘Declaration of compliance’ wordt in detail toegelicht.

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Packaging Europe Magazine, June 2014

Food Contact Information Management with FOCOS

FOCOS® (Food Contact Software), the innovative software developed by Viaware B.V., is becoming an essential tool for packaging manufacturers and users. This software tool manages information about chemical substances contained in packaging materials, their raw materials, and all its related legislation. Viaware’s director and senior consultant Kris Callaert talks about its advantages.”

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VMT Food & Beverage, April 2014

Voldoet verpakking aan migratie-eisen? Guidance document verduidelijkt Declaration of Compliance

EU-wetgeving stelt eisen aan materialen die in contact komen met voedingsmiddelen, zoals verpakkingen. Met de publicatie van de eerste twee van vier guidance documenten is er meer duidelijkheid over de interpretatie van verordening 10/2011 voor kunststof materialen. De ‘Declaration of Compliance’ wordt in detail toegelicht.

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