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The Circular Economy, Summer 2019

Vol. 15 No. 4   August 2019



Food Industry Trends Towards Sustainability and the Circular Economy and the Mixed Effect of Laws

Despite the increasing number of U.S. laws and regulations seeking to ban single-use plastics and other unsustainable materials to force the food and beverage industries to adapt less harmful alternatives, the U.S. food safety and consumer protection legal and regulatory framework may resist innovations necessary to move the industry closer to a circular economy.

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