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SAFE Announcements and Events:

  • SAFE consortium 2017 AGM Part 2: Dec 14

    The 2017 Annual General Meeting, Part 2 of the SAFE consortium will take place by Teleconference on THURSDAY 14 DECEMBER 2017 at 13H.

    The SAFE AGM generally brings together one or two representatives from each member institute. SAFE activities in the previous year will be reviewed and SAFE plans for 2018 discussed. Decisions are made by consensus or majority vote. You can find the agenda and minutes of the 2017 AGM and of previous AGMs on the SAFE Members Only pages, Past Events.

    The SAFE Annual General Meeting  is taking place in two parts this year:

    Part 1 was on Thursday 4 May by teleconference (Lync). Here, the 2016 budget was closed and the 2017 budget approved. Financial documents were sent to all confirmed participants and questions invited by email. The agenda and minutes are available here. (You must be logged in as a SAFE member to successfully follow this link.)

    Part 2 on Thursday 14 December by teleconference (Lync).

    The SAFE statutes specify that the General Meeting of the Members is the supreme governing body of the SAFE consortium. Come and have your voice included!

    Please RSVP to Katherine Flynn by THURSDAY 7 DECEMBER to confirm your participation in the 2017 SAFE AGM, Part 2 and look forward to seeing you there.

  • SAFE speakers at EFSA Risk Assessment Research Assembly. 7 Feb 2018

    The President of the SAFE consortium Executive Board, Begoña Pérez Villarreal of AZTI, and past SAFE consortium Secretary General, past president of the SAFE Executive Board and current Executive Board member, Oddur M. Gunnarsson of Matis Ltd. are invited speakers at the 2018 EFSA Event on Risk Assessment taking place in Utrecht (NL) on 7 February 2018.

    This event will bring together research funders, policy/decision makers and leading food safety organisations.

    The aim of the event is to stimulate new partnerships in food safety risk assessment research to safeguard public health and highlight the importance of public funding.

    Link here to more information, including registration details.

  • SAFE Special Issue in TIFS. Spring 2018

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


  • SAFE Executive Board Meetings 2017- 16 NOVEMBER

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

    Thursday 16 November at 13H CET

    Thursday 14 December at 13H CET: SAFE Annual General Meeting of Members, Part 2

    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 SAFE joins ActInPak Action 684
2 SAFE RELEASES WORKSHOP SUMMARY: Food-Related Health Risks and Technologies to Increase Food Safety 5173
3 SAFE announces a new Secretary General 4397
4 SAFE becomes GHI Supporting Organization 5322
5 SAFE active in FOODforce 4098
6 SAFE welcomes its newest member: NIFES 6711
7 SAFE Position Paper Released April 2016: Safe Food for the Future 6522
8 SAFE Joins FACCE-JPI Stakeholder Advisory Board 7427
9 SAFE at E.N.G. Global Food Safety:Sep 2015 4157
10 SAFE welcomes its newest member: Norwegian Veterinary Institute, Sep 2015 3082
11 SAFE in the Food Press: FoodQualityNews 2058
12 SAFE Annual General Meeting Charts Next Year's Course: June 2015 5403
13 SAFE consortium Dissemination 2013-2014 3180
14 New SAFE Position Paper Released:May 2015 3818
15 SAFE in the food press:Food Quality & Safety 2956
16 SAFE in the food press: Private Label International 3199
17 SAFE is Stakeholder Consultant for H2020 Work Programme 4909
18 SAFE in 4783
19 New SAFE Position Paper Released: Improving Food Safety 5678
20 Call of Interest to SAFE members: Collaborations for H2020 proposals 5387
21 Call of Interest for SAFE members: Food Allergies 4992
22 SAFE Vision Document Featured by New Food and FoodProduction 4994
23 READ The SAFE consortium Strategic Vision Document, "Keeping Food Safety on the Agenda" 9027
24 SAFE Food Safety News - Mar and Apr 2013 4608
25 SAFE Food Safety News - Jan and Feb 2013 5747
26 SAFE Executive Board Shifts SAFE Focus to a Yearly Food Safety Event 5374
27 New SAFE Position Paper: Endocrine Disruption from Low Level Exposure to Pesticide Combinations 4704
28 SAFE Food Safety News - Nov and Dec 2012 4627
29 New SAFE Position Paper: Microbial Safety of Fresh Produce 4818
30 SAFE Food Safety News - October 2012 3970
31 SAFE Institute News from Nofima 3948
32 SAFE Food Safety News - August and September 2012 4183
33 SAFE consortium Welcomes Its Newest Member stating that SIK will join SAFE as of January 2012 20376
34 SAFE Food Safety News - July 2012 4155
35 SAFE Food Safety News - June 2012 7277
36 SAFE Food Safety News - May 2012 6066
37 SAFE Food Safety News - April 2012 8734
38 SAFE Food Safety News - March 2012 10526
39 SAFE Food Safety News - February 2012 5992
40 SAFE Food Safety News - January 2012 5338
41 SAFE consortium/IBA Announce a Workshop on Microbial Safety of Fresh Produce 5143
42 SAFE Food Safety News - December 2011 8383
43 SAFE consortium publishes a Position Paper on Food Contact Materials 5539
44 SAFE Members Only Pages Now Available 4740
45 SAFE consortium publishes a Predictive Microbiology Position Paper 5855
46 SAFE consortium welcomes its newest member 5733
47 ETP Food4Life will revise its Strategic Research Agenda 7739

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.