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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.

     

Past Events

SAFE Member Event: Pigments in Food, 18-21 June 2013

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This 4 day Congress took place at the Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale in Novara Italy from 18 to 21 June 2013. The programme featured 5 keynote lectures by international experts in the field as well as short oral presentations and poster contributions.

Link here for the Congress website where you will find the Scientific Programme.

This event was organised by SAFE member Drug and Food Biotechnology Center, DFB

SAFE Member Event: First International Course in Dry Cured Meat Products

Dry curing of meats is a method that has been used for millenia. This course was organized for professionals working with meats. It provided a comprehensive overview, including a significant amount of practical work, regarding all aspects related to manufacture of fermented sausages and dry-cured ham.

10 - 14 June 2013 at IRTA Center in Monells (Girona) Spain.

Link here for more information, including the progra.

This course was organised by SAFE consortium member IRTA.

SAFE 2013 Annual General Meeting

The 2013 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the SAFE consortium took place on Tuesday 4 June from 14h30 - 17h30 in Brussels Belgium.

It was preceded by "Cooking up a storm: Where now for food safety in Europe?", the presentation event of the SAFE consortium Vision Document on Food Safety, "Keeping Food Safety on the Agenda".

Representatives from all SAFE member institutes were invited.

 

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SAFE Event 2013: Cooking up a storm: Where now for food safety in Europe? 4 June

The SAFE consortium introduced its strategic Vision Document on Food Safety,

 

"Keeping Food Safety on the Agenda"

 

on 4 JUNE 2013 at Hotel Leopold in Brussels.

Download the PRESS RELEASE here.

 

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SAFE Session on Food Safety at EuroFoodChem Congress - May 2013

The 17th annual EuroFoodChem Congress

took place 7-10 May 2013 in Istanbul Turkey

The SAFE consortium  Special Session on Food Safety was a 2 and 1/2 hour parallel session with a plenary and three short oral presentations.

Thanks to all SAFE members who submitted abstracts !

 

 

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SAFE Executive Board Meetings 2016

Log in as a SAFE member to download agendas and minutes from EB meetings and from SAFE member meetings. Once logged in, these documents become available as an article in Past Events. Minutes from previous years are also available as separate articles in Past Events.

  • 18 Jan 2016
  • 22 Feb 2016
  • 15 March 2016
  • 18 April 2016
  • 13 May 2016 (AGM Part 1)
  • 30 August 2016
  • 27 September 2016
  • 21 October 2016 (AGM Part 2)

Executive Board Meetings 2012

The Executive Board Meeting of 23 November 2012 was held in Copenhagen Denmark.

 

The Executive Board Meeting of 22 and 23 June 2012 was held in Copenhagen Denmark.

 

The Executive Board Meeting of 15 March 2012 was held in Bucharest Romania.

 

 

SAFE consortium at the 3rd Annual European Food Safety & Manufacturing Summit

 

Join the SAFE Consortium at the European Food Manufacturing & Safety Summit 2013.


DOWNLOAD THE PRESS RELEASE HERE.


SAFE Members Enjoy a Discounted Price!

11 and 12 February 2013

Grand Hotel Huis ter Duin, Noordwijk The Netherlands


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SAFE consortium Endocrine Disruption Workshop: November 2012

Endocrine disruption from low level exposure to pesticide combinations: What is the evidence for mixture effects in humans?

 

The third in a SAFE Consortium series on endocrine disruptive effects of pesticides was held on 5 and 6 November 2012 at the Martin’s Central Park Hotel in Brussels, Belgium.

SAFE members may download the suggested background reading and the speaker presentations.

Not a SAFE member ? Find out about SAFE membership for your institution here.

Read more to download the Workshop Announcement, Workshop Programme and Workshop Programme Book (including speaker abstracts).

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Photos from March 2011 Endocrine workshop

Photos from the SAFE consortium seminar 'Endocrine Disruptive Effects of Pesticides from Low Dose Exposure: Evidence for Non-Monotonic Dose- Response Curves?'

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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.