Plastics Recycling for Food Contact

7 December 2020

Amendment Reg. (EC) No. 282/2008

Polymer Comply Europe (PCE) is pleased to announce its next Live Webinar on Plastics Recycling for Food Contact - Amendment Reg. (EC) No. 282/2008, organised on behalf of European Plastics Converters (EuPC) and Food Contact Regulatory Experts Panel (FREP).

The live webinar will take place on the 19th of January 2021 between 10.00 - 12.00 CET. We will welcome Mr. Bastiaan Schupp - Policy Officer at DG Santé, European Commission who will present the long-awaited new draft amendment of Reg. (EC) No. 282/2008 on recycled plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food and the implications for plastics converters.


Webinar agenda:

Welcome & Introduction
Martin Policar, Regulatory Affairs Manager EuPC

Requirements of the new draft Amendment Reg. (EC) No. 282/2008
Bastiaan Schupp, Policy Officer, DG Santé, European Commission

Practical impacts on converters of plastic food contact materials
Dario Dainelli, Chair of Food Contact Regulatory Experts Panel (FREP)

Questions & Answers *


Meet the speakers:

Bastiaan Schupp - European Commission DG SANTE

Since mid-2011, Bastiaan has been a legislative officer at DG Health & Food Safety of the European Commission, working on the implementation of existing legislation on food contact material. A trained chemical engineer, Bastiaan joined the Commission in 2005 at the Joint Research Centre (JRC) in Ispra, Italy as a scientific officer after several years’ working on chemical safety and risk management within academia. At the Joint Research Centre, he worked on various risk related topics, including societal vulnerability to dangerous chemicals and man-made risks.

Dario Dainelli, FREP

Dario graduated in Industrial Chemistry from the University of Pisa where he spent two years as an associate research fellow at the Faculty of Chemical Engineering. In 1990, he joined M&G Polymers, as a Process Engineer for the development of improved melt strength PET grades for injection blow moulding and foaming applications. In 1991, he joined W.C. Grace where he supervised the central EU R&D laboratories. In 1997, Grace Packaging Division merged with Sealed Air, where he took on the position of Director of Regulatory Affairs EMEA Region. Since 2017 Dario Dainelli has established an independent consulting company (Dario Dainelli SPRL- Policy & Regulatory Affairs) providing services to clients in Europe, Asia and the Pacific Region, as well as global companies. Dario Dainelli has a thorough knowledge of polymer science and materials science, global food and food packaging legislation and regulatory standards, technologies and design of food contact plastic products, advocacy policies, as well as quality and hygiene management.


Webinar participation €100 (+VAT) per person
For FREP members free of charge - for more information send us an email
For EuPC members -30% discount - for more information send us an email

Who should attend:

Representatives from the plastics value chain

Regulatory affairs managers

Government regulators


Trade associations

Service providers




* We would like to kindly ask you to send us your professional questions in advance. We will have limited capacity and time to answer the real time questions, however the speaker(s) will be answering the pre-collected and selected questions. Please submit your questions to Lilla Mezriczky – [email protected] before 24 November 2020 12.00 CET. 

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