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Henkel announces ‘Food Safe Packaging’ webinars 2017

Henkel announces ‘Food Safe Packaging’ webinars 2017

Today, across the globe, consumers are better informed than ever before. This leads to increased consumer awareness about safety issues – and it is influencing the selection of products from the supermarket shelves. What they demand is obvious: clean packaging materials that protect the food from any external contamination. 

Henkel, as a market leader for high-impact adhesive solutions worldwide, is deeply committed to the topic of food packaging safety. This is why the company is sharing its knowledge and expertise with its partners in the industry. Henkel’s regular Food Safe Packaging webinars are part of this approach. The series of webinars for 2017 will start on 8 March, 2017.

Henkel offers its comprehensive expertise to users through the Food Safe Packaging Portal on the internet ( Within the last four years, the Portal has constantly been updated, providing expert knowledge for the food industry as well as other related sectors. Integral to this initiative is Henkel’s commitment to share knowledge, interact and collaborate with partners along the value chain. Those wishing to have a deeper look are invited to register for access to the Premium Area. This section encompasses white papers, webinars, and a FAQ section covering a range of key issues.

This year, Henkel will be holding ten live webinars in English language. In those webinars the experts will talk about different topics relating to adhesives in packaging and the requirements food packaging has to fulfill. To meet global participation interests, every webinar is held at 9 am CET for interested parties from the eastern world and repeated at 4 p.m. CET for the western part of the world. In addition, eight webinars are held in Spanish and Portuguese, catering to the Latin-American region. 

Those interested can visit (section “Webinars”) to download the complete calendar or directly register for webinars covering topics like migration testing, mineral oil components in food packaging adhesives, risk assessment of NIAS, global food contact legislation or primary aromatic amines (PAA).

The first webinar 2017 will take place on 8 March at 9 am and 4 pm CET covering the topic “Assessing the Risks of Food Contact Materials”. In this interactive webinar, Dr. Jörg Feesche will dive deeper into the area of toxicological evaluations and risk assessments as important contribution to food safe packaging.

Henkel Ltd

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