Food contact materials are materials that are intended to be in contact with food. These can be things that are quite obvious like a glass or a can for soft drinks as well as machinery in a food factory or a coffee machine. This is helpful for food contamination investigations as well as research on material effects on food nutrition or sensory perception.
Connect a food item to a food contact material with:
- “immersed in” for food packing medium.
- “surrounded by” for food packaging.
- “adjacent to” for food items touching a contact material/surface.