Scientific Opinion on the safety evaluation of a time-temperature indicator system, based on Carnobacterium maltaromaticum and acid fuchsin for use in food contact materials

In the context of this evaluation procedure following a request from the Direction Générale de la Concurrence, de la Consommation et de la Répression des Fraudes, France, the Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes, Flavourings and Processing Aids (CEF) was asked to deliver an opinion on an intelligent system based on Carnobacterium maltaromaticum and acid fuchsin used as a time-temperature indicator on packaging of chilled food. The application was submitted by the applicant, Cryolog S.A., France.

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Link retrieved/verified on: 01/03/2016

Organisation: European Food Standards Authority Visit this organisation's home page

Organisation type: Government organisation

Charge for usage of this resource: None - free

Main area addressed by this resource: Consumers, Food contact, Innovations, Materials, Regulations & standards, Safety, Smart materials, Supply chain pressure, Sustainability, Waste reduction

Information type: Website information pages, Detailed information, Downloadable PDF

Geographical scope: EU

Level of detail: Detailed

Materials: Flexible packaging, Polymers

Packaging types: Flexibles, Trays (all)

Product/sector focus: Food only

Design topics: Safety

Latest developments: Innovation, Research

End of life: Waste prevention

Compliance: Additives, EU requirements, Food contact, Regulations, Testing

Audience: Manufacturers, Retailers, Those who spec packaging


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