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May 19, 2022 | Legal Document

Phthalates Abandonment Petition Response (May 2022)

In response to a food additive petition submitted by the Flexible Vinyl Alliance, the Food and Drug Administration is amending the food additive regulations to no longer provide for the use of 25 plasticizers in various food contact applications.

May 19, 2022 | Legal Document

Phthalates Info Request (May 2022)

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is opening a docket to obtain data and information on the use of ortho-phthalates (or “phthalates”) for food contact applications. FDA is seeking scientific data and information on current uses, use levels, dietary exposure, and safety data of certain ortho-phthalates to support the review of the current use levels and safe use of these ortho-phthalates in food contact applications.

May 19, 2022 | Legal Document

FDA Phthalates Decision (May 2022)

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) letter in response to citizen petition requesting that the FDA prohibit the use of eight ortho-phthalates in food and revoke the prior sanctioned uses for five ortho-phthalates in food.

May 19, 2022 | Legal Document

Phthalates Petition (2016)

Petition to request that the Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration amend its regulations regarding ortho-phthalate additives to food.

March 31, 2022 | Report

Vestigios de Racismo Ambiental

Cerrando las dos últimas incineradoras de desechos municipales en California. Este reporte es presentado por el Programa de Colaboración Comunitaria de Earthjustice en asociación con East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice y Valley Improvement Projects.

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