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SAFE Announcements and Events:

  • Global Food Safety Summit: 12-13 Sept 2018

    Managing a safe and secure global food supply chain from farm to fork!

    As in previous years, this event will bring together key stakeholders from all along several food chains including manufacturers, suppliers, regulators and the experts that support them. Highlights of the event include case study experiences. Networking opportunities are plentiful as representatives from major food and beverage producers, suppliers and retailers will participate.

    Read about last year's summit, including a link to the SAFE consortium presentation given by SAFE Executive Board member Oddur Gunnarsson from Matis Ltd., Iceland here.

    SAFE members enjoy a special reduced registration, 20% off with code TSC20 and 30% off for groups of 3+ with code TSC30.

    See the event programme here.

    Read more about the event and link to the registration here.

  • Biotechnology and Quality of Raw Materials and Foodstuffs: 17-19 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 17-19 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 Special Issue in TIFS. Autumn 2018

    SAFE consortium members will publish a Special Issue of Trends in Food Science &Technology in autumn 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 autumn 2018. Stay tuned for further information. 



     

  • GHI Congress on Food Safety and Security: 24 March 2019

    The Global Harmonization Initiative (GHI) is an international non-profit network founded in 2004 to promote harmonization of global food safety regulations and legislation. Read more about GHI here.

    GHI will hold its first World Congress to address the problem of differences in regulations between countries and scientifically unjustified food scares which lead to the destruction and/or refusal of safe food. Read more about the Congress here.

    The GHI World Congress will be a platform for presenting the most suitable assays for food safety assessments within different fileds - chemistry and microbiology to genetic toxicology and genomics. Congress participants will produce a declaration which calls for and establishes a target to change regulations based on available knowledge.

    SAFE consortium is a GHI Supporting Organization.

    Early bird registration is open, €595 before 1 Oct. Register here.

     

  • SAFE Executive Board and Member Meetings 2018-19 JUNE

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

    TUESDAY 19 June at 15H CET

    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 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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Photos from the Fresh Produce seminar, March 2012

Photos from the Microbial Safety of Fresh Produce seminar in Bucharest, Romania, March 2012

 

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IBA / SAFE consortium Update on Microbial Safety of Fresh Produce seminar: March 2012

15 and 16 March 2012

Food Bioresurce (IBA) Bucharest, Romania

A part of the SAFE Consortium Food Safety Seminar Series

The seminar was attended by 25 experts representing universities, research centres, government laboratories and regulatory agencies in Europe, the Associated Countries and the US.

Our hosts, Nastasia Belc and Florin Soptica of IBA, provided an inviting atmosphere for 2 days of scientific discussion and they didn't forget excellent food, including Romanian specialties! It was a memorable event.

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2nd Annual European Food Manufacturing & Safety Summit 2012

30th - 31st January 2012

Grand Hotel Huis Ter Duin
Amstedam, Netherlands

The Summit was a big success.

The SAFE consortium was proud to be the "Lead Supporting Association" for this event.

 

 

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TUBITAK-MAM 4th International Congress on Food and Nutrition together with the SAFE Consortium 3rd International Congress on Food Safety was a big success

 

image2The Congress was held on 12-14 October 2011

at the Harbiye Congress Centre, Istanbul Turkey

A timely and informative joint congress: the TUBITAK/MAM 4th International Congress on Food and Nutrition together with the 3rd SAFE Consortium International Congress on Food Safety. Link here to the Congress web page.

 

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The First International Congress on Cocoa, Coffee and Tea

13 - 16 September 2011

School of Phamacy, Novara, Italy

Link here for the Congress webpage.

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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.