She advises clients on the regulatory compliance of food-contact substances in Canada, Europe, Central and South America, and the Pacific Rim. She works with companies to obtain explicit regulatory listings of packaging components (polymer components, additives, printing inks, adhesives, polymer production aids), other food additives, and color additives in various jurisdictions, including in the U.S., MERCOSUR, and the European Union.
Ms. Nielsen also assists companies in assessing potential adulteration issues and advising on potential recalls. She advises companies on compliance with California Proposition 65 and Coalition on Northeastern Governors “Toxics in Packaging” legislation, and other state legislation dealing with toxic substance exposure issues.
•Oct 26, 2016 Catherine Nielsen Will Present Food Packaging: EU versus US Regulatory Comparison
•Sep 04, 2013 Catherine Nielsen to Speak at the Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute Tech 2013 Meeting
•Jan 09, 2019 Update: Food Packaging Regulations in Latin America
•Jun 15, 2017 Food Packaging Regulations in Australia and New Zealand
•Mar 07, 2017 The Regulation of Printing Inks in the European Union
•Aug 17, 2016 FDA Issues Final GRAS Rule; Formally Adopts Voluntary Notification Process
•Nov 20, 2014 Catherine Nielsen Authors Article on Food Packaging in Canada
•Oct 08, 2013 Special Report on Food Packaging Regulations in the Pacific Rim
•Apr 14, 2011 Packaging Law Alert: China Publishes Procedure for Clearing New Food-Contact Substances
•American Bar Association
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