Highly Fluorinated Chemicals in Food Packaging Symposium


This daylong, by-invitation-only workshop brought together diverse stakeholders to share information to move towards healthier food-service packaging with the reduced use of highly fluorinated chemicals.

When: February 9, 2017, 8:30AM – 5:00PM
Where: Berkeley, CA USA.

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01Arlene Blum, PhD
Visiting Scholar, Chemistry, UC Berkeley, Green Science Policy Institute
The “Six Classes” Approach: Highly Fluorinated Chemicals

02Mark Strynar, PhD
Scientist, US Environmental Protection Agency
Per and Polyfluorinated Compounds: Health and Environmental Impacts

03Malene Teller-Blume
Quality Manager and Social Compliance, Coop Denmark
PFASs: Policy, Purchasing, and Popcorn at Coop Denmark

04Jen Jackson, MA
Toxics Reduction and Healthy Ecosystems Program Manager, SF Department of the Environment
Food Contact Paper in San Francisco

05Bill Orts, PhD
Bioproducts Research Team Leader, USDA
Alternatives to Fluorinated Coatings and Surfactants

06Alicia Culver
Executive Director, Responsible Purchasing Network
Safer Food Service Ware

07Sabrina Burkhardt, MSc
Chemical Products Technical Director, Sustainable Fiber Technologies
Sustainable Packaging on the Rise