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FDA grants industry's food packaging petition on perchlorates, denies NRDC petition

FDA on Wednesday (May 3) announced that it is denying a food additive petition submitted by several advocacy groups in 2014 to revoke, for safety reasons, FDA approval of the use of perchlorate in food packaging. Instead, the agency granted a separate petition from the packaging industry to remove the substance from the food additive regulations based on abandonment, rather than safety grounds.



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