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Now on PackagingLaw.com: Japanese Food Packaging Regulations Update; Commentary on Proposed FCN User Fees in U.S.

Date: Jun 07, 2012

With an efficient food distribution system in Japan, and emphasis on food safety and quality of packaging, Japan continues to be an attractive market for exporters of food products and food packaging materials. A new article on PackagingLaw.com, The Regulations of Food Packaging Materials in Japan, reviews the Japanese regulatory framework for food packaging materials, which combines government regulations and industry standards that have been established by industry trade associations. The article was authored by Keller and Heckman Partners David Ettinger and Mitzi Ng Clark.

Also, this month, On Our Radar column takes a look at user fees for FDA's FCN program (User Fees for the FCN Program – Vigilance Required). It is by Keller and Heckman Partner George Misko and Associate Cynthia Lieberman. On Our Radar features analysis and commentary on significant issues affecting the packaging industry. PackagingLaw.com readers are invited to submit comments on the column. A selection of the comments will be posted at the end of the article. 

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