Project Passport, developed by a work group in the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Packaging Materials Committee (FDCPMC), is a collection of resources, available free as a service to the industry, that provide companies with a more effective way to communicate product safety and compliance information about packaging raw materials, components and articles moving through the food supply chain. It creates a recognizable and adaptable system whereby regulatory information can be transmitted to buyers, processors, brand owners and officials.
Guideline for Risk Communication
This document includes an introduction to Project Passport as well as: 1) a form for declaration of compliance, 2) instructions that provide detailed context for the form and 3) interspersed 'quick guides' to provide added clarity on the instructions.
The declaration of compliance form can also be downloaded by itself as a fillable document (Microsoft Word .doc file). The form is generic by design such that it can be adapted to different products in various jurisdictions.
Supplemental Passport Guidance Documents
In-depth supplemental guidance is now available on complex regulatory issues that pose special challenges for supply chain communication:
- Guidance on Allergen Declarations
- REACH (coming soon!)
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