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SAFE Announcements and Events:

  • SAFE consortium 2018 Annual General Meeting: 24 April

    The 2018 Annual General Meeting of The European Association for Food Safety, SAFE consortium is scheduled for TUESDAY 24 APRIL 2018.

    Save the Date!

    The agenda will soon be available here. The location will be Brussels.

    The agenda and minutes of the 2017 AGM are on the SAFE Members Only pages, Past Events, Agendas & Minutes 2017. (You must be logged in as a SAFE member to successfully follow this link.) Agendas & Minutes for previous AGMs are also available for SAFE members as articles in Past Events.

    At the 2018 AGM,

    • the 2017 budget will be closed and the 2018 budget approved. Financial documents will be sent to all confirmed participants one week in advance of the meeting.
    • SAFE activities in 2017 will be reviewed.
    • Presentation of 3 new member institutes.
    • An idea forum will allow all AGM attendees to contribute to plans for SAFE consortium in 2018 and 2019.

    The SAFE statutes specify that the General Meeting of the Members is the supreme governing body of the SAFE consortium.

    Be sure to attend and participate in YOUR SAFE CONSORTIUM!
  • SAFE Special Issue in TIFS. Spring 2018

    SAFE consortium members will publish a Special Issue of Trends in Food Science &Technology in spring 2018.

    Keeping Food Safety on the Agenda for 15 Years: The SAFE Consortium

    There are five food safety themes in the Special Issue, each led by a SAFE member:

    1. The Circular Bioeconomy, by Matis Ltd in Iceland
    2. Safe Nutrients, by IBA in Romania
    3. Emerging Microbial Threats, by CNR-DiSBA in Italy
    4. Chemical Hazards, by AZTI in Spain
    5. Risk Communication, by Nofima in Norway

    The release EVENT will take place in Brussels in spring 2018. Stay tuned for further information. 


  • Biotechnology and Quality of Raw Materials and Foodstuffs: 17 Sept 2018

    The Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences of the Slovak University of Agriculture at Nitra, a SAFE member since January 2018, announces the 13th International Conference on Biotechnology and Quality of Raw Materials and Foodstuffs. SAFE consortium Scientific Secretary will give a Plenary Lecture, Sparking New Life into Food Safety Research.

    The conference will take place from 16-19 September 2018 at the Smolenice Castle in Smolenice, Slovak Republic. Sessions include

    • Biotechnology and Molecular Biology
    • Food Design and Innovation
    • Personalized Nutrition and Health
    • Innovation Trends in Food Industry

    Abstracts for poster and oral presentations will be accepted until July 31 2018. Following, papers will be published in the Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Food Sciences. See instructions for authors.

    Look forward to meeting you there!

  • SAFE Executive Board and Member Meetings 2018-April

    The upcoming 2018 meetings of the SAFE consortium Executive Board will be by teleconference in

    early April

    Log in as a SAFE member to download the Agenda and the Minutes of all SAFE EB meetings. Also available are the Agenda and the Minutes of all SAFE Member Meetings, including the Annual General Meetings. Once logged in, these documents become visible as a separate article in Past Events.

    If your institution is a SAFE member but you don't have a User Name and Password - send an email to Katherine Flynn with your 3 food safety interests and you will be registered.

    If your institution is not a SAFE member - you will find information here on how to apply.



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1 EU Looking For Specialists. Job Openings 373
2 Natural Contaminants Workshop Video Released 689
3 SAFE welcomes 3 new members in Jan 2018: SUA, KTU and HES-SO 1916
4 SAFE joins ActInPak Action 1729
5 SAFE RELEASES WORKSHOP SUMMARY: Food-Related Health Risks and Technologies to Increase Food Safety 6526
6 SAFE announces a new Secretary General 5572
7 SAFE becomes GHI Supporting Organization 5892
8 SAFE active in FOODforce 4700
9 SAFE welcomes its newest member: NIFES 7294
10 SAFE Position Paper Released April 2016: Safe Food for the Future 7513
11 SAFE Joins FACCE-JPI Stakeholder Advisory Board 8890
12 SAFE at E.N.G. Global Food Safety:Sep 2015 4775
13 SAFE welcomes its newest member: Norwegian Veterinary Institute, Sep 2015 3630
14 SAFE in the Food Press: FoodQualityNews 2586
15 SAFE Annual General Meeting Charts Next Year's Course: June 2015 5956
16 SAFE consortium Dissemination 2013-2014 3717
17 New SAFE Position Paper Released:May 2015 4419
18 SAFE in the food press:Food Quality & Safety 3500
19 SAFE in the food press: Private Label International 3790
20 SAFE is Stakeholder Consultant for H2020 Work Programme 5529
21 SAFE in 5353
22 New SAFE Position Paper Released: Improving Food Safety 6278
23 Call of Interest to SAFE members: Collaborations for H2020 proposals 5908
24 Call of Interest for SAFE members: Food Allergies 5540
25 SAFE Vision Document Featured by New Food and FoodProduction 5555
26 READ The SAFE consortium Strategic Vision Document, "Keeping Food Safety on the Agenda" 9677
27 SAFE Food Safety News - Mar and Apr 2013 5132
28 SAFE Food Safety News - Jan and Feb 2013 6317
29 SAFE Executive Board Shifts SAFE Focus to a Yearly Food Safety Event 5860
30 New SAFE Position Paper: Endocrine Disruption from Low Level Exposure to Pesticide Combinations 5181
31 SAFE Food Safety News - Nov and Dec 2012 5098
32 New SAFE Position Paper: Microbial Safety of Fresh Produce 5253
33 SAFE Food Safety News - October 2012 4419
34 SAFE Institute News from Nofima 4360
35 SAFE Food Safety News - August and September 2012 4623
36 SAFE consortium Welcomes Its Newest Member stating that SIK will join SAFE as of January 2012 20854
37 SAFE Food Safety News - July 2012 4631
38 SAFE Food Safety News - June 2012 7878
39 SAFE Food Safety News - May 2012 6558
40 SAFE Food Safety News - April 2012 9281
41 SAFE Food Safety News - March 2012 11138
42 SAFE Food Safety News - February 2012 6439
43 SAFE Food Safety News - January 2012 5795
44 SAFE consortium/IBA Announce a Workshop on Microbial Safety of Fresh Produce 5581
45 SAFE Food Safety News - December 2011 8923
46 SAFE consortium publishes a Position Paper on Food Contact Materials 6074
47 SAFE Members Only Pages Now Available 5261
48 SAFE consortium publishes a Predictive Microbiology Position Paper 6313
49 SAFE consortium welcomes its newest member 6144
50 ETP Food4Life will revise its Strategic Research Agenda 8323

Interesting Notes

Do you work for a SAFE consortium member institute?


Register as an Individual Member of the SAFE consortium and access Member's Only pages including downloads of documents and presentations, plus receive SAFE announcements directly by email !


Registration is simple. Send an email to the SAFE Scientific Secretary, Katherine Flynn, from your institution email address and include your three Food Safety interests.