Acceptable pet food packaging materials?

Asked June 30, 2014, 12:38 PM EDT

We're preparing a new cat food formulation and would like to know if USDA / FDA or individual States have guidance for packaging material(s), i.e. bags, boxes, corrugated, etc.? We are familiar with labeling requirements.
Thank you.

Huron County Michigan

1 Response

I have not seen anything in the regulations that addresses packaging materials. There is a wide variety of packaging materials to choose from. Basic needs are to keep the product fresh and safe but you may consider more elaborate options if the package will also be used to market and promote the product.