Study on contamination of food from packaging material (PDF, 2 MB)
FSSAI has taken up R&D project on “Study of the Chemical contaminants in Food from Packaging Materials” in association with National Test House (NTH) and Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP). IIP will undertake the study on the chemical contamination from packaging material used for packaged food items. National Test House will undertake the study on the chemical contamination from loose packaging material including paper cups, plates, plastic cups (Styrofoam cups), carry bags, cardboard box and allied materials.
Know More: Approximately 2500 samples from 4 zones will be collected individually by IIP and NTH both with/without the help of regional offices of FSSAI
Study on the Chemical Contamination of Pre-Packaged Food (Retail) through Packaging MaterialRevised Project Proposal (Amendment 2) PDF