Food Safety & Quality Summit

The Food Safety and Quality Summit scheduled for the 8th and 9th of February 2018 will bring together industry leaders and experts to discuss the latest discoveries, best practices, and newest technologies regarding food safety.

Industry professionals will be seeking answers to some of the field’s biggest challenges including: biological and chemical food safety; advanced processing and preservation methods; how to integrate the food safety policy in European countries; introducing novel technologies; how to create behavioral change for sustainability; among other important issues. As the EU strives to ensure the highest level of food safety, it is important to debate on how to protect consumers health and interests while guaranteeing a smooth operation of the supply chain market.

This Summit will focus on all aspects of food safety from the farm to fork approach to the prevention of foodborne illnesses and other food hazards outbreaks. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from experts in this field and network with them to make practical solutions and evolvements in Food Safety and Quality

It is an honour to host this Summit and it’s a privilege to invite you to partake. We look forward to your participation in February!

Key Practical Learning Points of the Summit:

  • Biodiversity in microbial ecosystems along the food chain
  • Bacteria resistance to drug treatments
  • Animal by-products: production, collection, transport, storage, use and disposal
  • Food authenticity vs food fraud: Stakeholder implications and mitigations
  • Food processing technologies: Advanced processing and preservation methods
  • Packaging: What matters to the consumers
  • Longer lasting in well packaged products: Bioplastics and its improved functionalities
  • Recycling and life cycle assessment of packaging
  • Legislation on food labelling
  • Novel technologies as a response to recent issues in food safety
  • Food technology in Europe
  • Future of food safety innovation: A futuristic overview of the next 5 to 10 years
  • Social & customer impacts of food safety
  • How globalisation affects food safety
  • Creating behavioural change for sustainability
  • The integration of the EU’s food safety policy in companies
  • Regulatory affairs: Managing your supply chains
  • Market demands: Challenges EU farmers face
  • Food laws and regulations: Environmental protection co-management with food safety
  • The farm to fork approach from the European Parliament

Who Should Attend:

Chief Executives, Directors, Vice Presidents, Department Heads, Leaders, Managers, Scientists and Technologists specialising in:

  • Quality, Safety & Regulatory
  • Quality Control & Assurance
  • Quality Safety Environment (QSE)
  • Quality, Environment, Safety and Health (QESH)
  • Food Retailing, Catering & Restaurant Services
  • Food Safety Software
  • Food Fraud, Adulteration & Prevention
  • Food Traceability
  • Food Safety Legislation & Policy Making
  • Food Testing
  • Food Risk Management
  • Food Procurement
  • Food Safety and Hygiene
  • Food Care
  • Food Preservation
  • Food Chemistry
  • Toxicology
  • Microbiology
  • Sanitation & Hygiene Services
  • Public Health
  • Product Inspection
  • Product Development & Quality
  • Traceability
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Supply Chain Quality
  • Supplier Quality and Development
  • Research and Development (R&D)
  • Researcher
  • Risk Management & Risk Communications
  • Crisis Management
  • Legal and Regulatory Affairs
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Business Development
  • Technical Development
  • Technologist
  • Technical Services
  • Food Technologies
  • Scientific Affairs
  • Product Sustainability
  • Sustainable Food Chains
  • Global Equipment
  • Packaging
  • Labelling
  • Distributors, Products, Dietary and Food Safety

From Industries Including:

  • Food and Beverages
  • Food Inspection
  • Food Processing
  • Food Production
  • Food Retail
  • Food Standards Agencies
  • Food Supply Chain
  • Food Testing Equipment
  • Food Testing Laboratories
  • Food Wholesale Plant Protection
  • Regulatory Authorities
  • Research Organisations and Institutes
  • Scientific Consultancies
  • Law Firms
  • Investors & Financiers
  • Certification Agencies
  • Associations
  • Universities
  • Packaging
  • Labelling
  • Agricultural Companies
  • Distributors
  • Ingredient & Raw Material
  • Growers
  • Other Food Safety Professionals
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