Food safety and recycled/reusable packaging

This new training focuses on food safety and recycled packaging ♻️

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Packaging is essential to bring food to the consumer in a qualitative and safe way. To reduce the amount of food packaging waste, different stakeholders are starting various initiatives. In the future, even more emphasis will be placed on the use of recycled material for food packaging and reusable systems. However, the food safety of this packaging must also be guaranteed.

In this training you will gain more insight into:

- The food contact legislation with a focus on recycled/reuse of materials

- Points to consider when using:

  • recycled plastic as food contact
  • recycled paper as food contact
  • reusable packaging with a focus on plastic

- What does the future bring?

- What are challenges and possible solutions?

- What are we doing today?


Prof. dr. ir. An Vermeulen and dr. ir. Angelique Vandemoortele


Campus Coupure, Ghent


06 June 2024

ca 09:00 until 12:30


Participating costs €400 (excl. VAT) for members and €615 (excl. VAT) for others.

Registrations are open until June 1st, 2024.