Joint Expert Group for Food Contact Materials - FCMJEG

Last updated: 04 January 2024

About Us

The Joint Expert Group for Food Contact Materials assesses and provides advice to the FSA on applications for the authorisation of new food contact materials including the materials, their chemical components, active and intelligent packaging and related recycling processes and on other topics relevant to the assessment of such applications as requested. The group coordinates with and considers the opinions of other relevant bodies concerned with the assessment of food contact materials and provides advice on general principles or new scientific discoveries in connection with food contact materials risks.  

Application Status

Current Applications 



2021 Meetings

2022 Meetings

2023 Meetings

2024 Meetings


Statements and Position Papers




Dr Michael Walker

Dr Natalia Falagán

Dr Sibylle Ermler

Dr Stuart Adams

Dr Emma Bradley

Dr Gill Clare

Dr Jenny Odum