- Toddler and baby foods sampled were free of food packaging chemicals.
- MPI consider “there is a negligible food safety risk” from chemicals in food packaging leaching into food.
- Pizza and corn chips contained levels of phthalates above Specific Migration Levels
With so much food being “ready to eat” there is a large amount of food packaging which has been created to transport this food – from plastics to cardboard to organic materials but do the chemicals within the packaging leak into the food? The New Zealand Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) undertook a study to look at this question . Continue reading “Do food packaging chemicals migrate into foods – is this an issue?”