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  • SAFE at the World Seafood Congress 2017

    Mark your agenda now.

    The World Seafood Congress 2017 will take place from 10 to 13 September in Reykjavik Iceland.

    On the afternoon of TUESDAY 12 SEPT, SAFE consortium will lead two sessions.

    Abstracts still being accepted for speakers and for posters.

    Early bird registration open till 30 April.


  • SAFE Executive Board Meetings 2017-23 AUGUST

    The upcoming 2017 meetings of the SAFE consortium Executive Board will be by teleconference on

    Wednesday 23 August at 13H CET

    Wednesday 20 September at 13H CET

    Wednesday 18 October at 13H CET

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Update on Microbial Safety of Fresh Produce

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A SAFE Consortium Position Paper,


Written by the following members of the SAFE consortium (listed alphabetically):

Maribel Abadias, IRTA (Spain)
Raffaele Coppola, ISA-CNR (Italy)
Katherine Flynn, SAFE consortium (Belgium)
Filomena Nazzaro, ISA-CNR (Italy)
Marcia Sousa Oliveira, IRTA (Spain)
Nese Asli Oncu, TUBITAK-MAM (Turkey)
Patrick Studer, Agroscope (Switzerland)

And by the following colleagues of the SAFE consortium:

Mabel Gil, CSIC (Spain)
Brendan Niemira, USDA (USA)
Annemarie Pielaat RIVM (Netherlands)


Based on a seminar of the same name in the SAFE Consortium Food Safety Seminar Series which was organised by SAFE member IBA together with the SAFE office, and held in March 2012 in Bucharest Romania at the IBA Headquarters.

Read more about the Bucharest seminar, including links to the Programme Book and Speaker Presentations here.

Part 1 of this Position Paper is available here.

The entire paper is available to SAFE members. Log in as a Member and visit the Publications link.


Interesting Notes

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