Toolbox on reducing the transfer of mineral oils into food

Published: 03/09/2018

The EU food and drink industry takes steps to reduce the transfer and occurrence of undesired mineral oil hydrocarbons in food. As evidenced from several product tests and examinations, measures applied have so far yielded tangible results.

The prerequisites for an effective prevention are process analyses, scale-up of findings and their strict application at industrial level.

This toolbox intends to summarise background information and provide practical support in decision-making.