Plastics Recycling for Food Contact

Plastics Recycling for Food Contact

Amendment Reg. (EC) No. 282/2008

Polymer Comply Europe (PCE) is pleased to announce its next Live Webinar on Plastics Recycling for Food Contact - Amendment Reg. (EC) No. 282/2008, organised on behalf of European Plastics Converters (EuPC) and Food Contact Regulatory Experts Panel (FREP).

The live webinar will take place on the 19th of January 2021 between 10.00 - 12.00 CET. We will welcome Mr. Bastiaan Schupp - Policy Officer at DG Santé, European Commission who will present the long-awaited new draft amendment of Reg. (EC) No. 282/2008 on recycled plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food and the implications for plastics converters.

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Webinar agenda:

  • Welcome & Introduction
    Martin Policar, Regulatory Affairs Manager EuPC
  • Practical impacts on converters of plastic food contact materials
    Dario Dainelli, Chair of Food Contact Regulatory Experts Panel (FREP)
  • Requirements of the new draft Amendment Reg. (EC) No. 282/2008
    Bastiaan Schupp, Policy Officer, DG Santé, European Commission
  • Questions & Answers *
  • Closing

Meet the speakers:

Bastiaan Schupp - European Commission DG SANTE
Bastiaan Schupp - European Commission DG SANTE

Since mid-2011, Bastiaan has been a legislative officer at DG Health & Food Safety of the European Commission, working on the implementation of existing legislation on food contact material. A trained chemical engineer, Bastiaan joined the Commission in 2005 at the Joint Research Centre (JRC) in Ispra, Italy as a scientific officer after several years’ working on chemical safety and risk management within academia. At the Joint Research Centre, he worked on various risk related topics, including societal vulnerability to dangerous chemicals and man-made risks.

Dario Dainelli, FREP
Dario Dainelli, FREP

Dario graduated in Industrial Chemistry from the University of Pisa where he spent two years as an associate research fellow at the Faculty of Chemical Engineering. In 1990, he joined M&G Polymers, as a Process Engineer for the development of improved melt strength PET grades for injection blow moulding and foaming applications. In 1991, he joined W.C. Grace where he supervised the central EU R&D laboratories. In 1997, Grace Packaging Division merged with Sealed Air, where he took on the position of Director of Regulatory Affairs EMEA Region. Since 2017 Dario Dainelli has established an independent consulting company (Dario Dainelli SPRL- Policy & Regulatory Affairs) providing services to clients in Europe, Asia and the Pacific Region, as well as global companies. Dario Dainelli has a thorough knowledge of polymer science and materials science, global food and food packaging legislation and regulatory standards, technologies and design of food contact plastic products, advocacy policies, as well as quality and hygiene management.


Webinar participation €100 (+VAT) per person
For FREP members free of charge - for more information send us an email
For EuPC members -30% discount - for more information send us an email

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Who should attend:

  • Representatives from the plastics value chain
  • Regulatory affairs managers
  • Government regulators
  • Consultants
  • Trade associations
  • Service providers
  • NGOs
  • Academics
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* We would like to kindly ask you to send us your professional questions in advance. We will have limited capacity and time to answer the real time questions, however the speaker(s) will be answering the pre-collected and selected questions. Please submit your questions to Lilla Mezriczky – before 24 November 2020 12.00 CET. 

About Polymer Comply Europe

Polymer Comply Europe (PCE) is a service provider for the plastics industry specialised in EU legislation. Since 1989 we have been closely working with the industry developing an in-depth knowledge and wide experience in EU Regulatory Compliance, Association Management and Projects & Studies.

Due to the increasing complexity of EU legislation, companies can benefit from more legal and technical advice. Companies involved in the plastics industry can get support on how to cope with this burden and our experts can provide you with the best expertise. You will receive informed advice from our best EU experts. For this we decided to develop a pool of EU plastics experts under our service company Polymer Comply Europe, based in Brussels.

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