When sourcing equipment, it’s vital to ask the right questions from the beginning. What surfaces of your equipment is going to contact product? Only non-seeping, non-porous, and non-corrosive materials are appropriate for contact with food or medical products.
When it comes to finding and creating plastic food packaging, it’s vital to understand whether a plastic is considered to be food-safe or not. A food-safe plastic resin has been certified approved safe for contact with food by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These plastics are known as food contact substances (FCS).