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SAFE Announcements and Events:

  • 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

    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

Food Safety in the EU: 24 January 2017

SAFE consortium was present at this Public Policy Exchange event in Brussels.

The programme and an introduction to the event are available here, Food Safety in the EU: Fostering Innovation and Securing Consumer Protection Throughout the Agri-Food Chain.

A short SAFE summary of the event is coming soon.

 

SAFE MEMBERS ONLY: Agendas & Minutes 2017

Here you may view and download all agendas and minutes for all SAFE 2017 Executive Board and Member Meetings.

 

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SAFE EVENT 2016: Safe Food for the Future. 21 Oct

The safety of foods of the future and of emerging bio-based food technologies needs immediate and constant attention. SAFE consortium held a relevant workshop at the 8th International Food Factory for the Future conference, Food Factory 2016, in Laval France.

Download the final SAFE programme here.

SAFE members, log in to view and download the presentations on the SAFE Past Events page.

This workshop was sponsored in part by the genorosity of Elsevier and in particular their International Journal of Gastronomy and Food Science. Thank you!

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SAFE consortium AGM: 21 OCTOBER at Food Factory 2016

The 2016 Annual General Meeting of the SAFE consortium took place in two parts. Part 1 was on 13 MAY 2016 by Teleconference and Part 2 on 21 OCTOBER 2016 at the SAFE Annual Event: a workshop on Safe Food for the Future at the Food Factory 2016 Conference in Laval France.

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SAFE/STOA Workshop: Food-Related Health Risks. 20 Oct 2016

The European Parliament's Science and Technology Options Assesssment Panel (STOA) partnered with the SAFE consortium to organise a timely workshop, FOOD-RELATED HEALTH RISKS AND TECHNOLOGIES TO INREASE FOOD SAFETY which took place on 20 October 2016 in the European Parliament.

 

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Global Food Safety: 7 & 8 Sept 2016

SAFE consortium was proud to once again be a Promotional Partner for the Global Food Safety Summit. The 11th annual Summit was on 7 and 8 September in Barcelona (ES). This 2-day event  brought together 100+ key stakeholders in the global food and beverage supply chain, including industry, researchers and regulators. All participants profited from the excellent presentatinos, the networking possibilities and the opportunities to share strategic insights offered by this prestigious summit.

SAFE members enjoyed a registration discount.

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SAFE at Wageningen Food Law Winter School: Feb 2016

SAFE consortium Scientific Secretary, Dr. Katherine Flynn, Ph.D., gave a lecture on 'Food Toxicology and Risk Assessment' at the Food Law Winter School organised by Wageningen University from 1 to 5 Feb 2016.

 

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SAFE MEMBERS ONLY: Agendas & Minutes 2016

Here you may download agendas and minutes for all 2016 SAFE Executive Board and Member Meetings.

 

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SAFE at the EFSA Conference:14-16 Oct 2015

 

EFSA held its 2nd Scientific Conference

in MILAN ITALY on 14-16 October 2015 in the context of World EXPO 2015

The conference included outstanding invited presentations, several hundred posters and over 900 participants.

The SAFE consortium presented a poster,

"Keeping food safety challenges on current and futrue agendas: The European Association for Food Safety, SAFE consortium" in the session Expertise for the Future.

 

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SAFE at EuroFoodChem 2015: 13-16 Oct

EuroFoodChem 2015 was held in Madrid (ES) from 13 through 16 Oct. As in previous years, there was a special SAFE Session on Food Safety.

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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)

SAFE at Feeding The Planet: High Technologies, New Frontiers and Legal Implications: 12 Oct 2015

This conference was organized by Food Lawyers Network Worldwide and took place at EXPO Milano.

Co-organisers of the conference were EuCheMS (Division of Food Chemistry of European Chemical Sciences), the SAFE consortium and the Università del Piemonte Orientale.

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SAFE at Global Food Safety 2015: 8&9 Sept

The 10th annual Global Food Safety was on 8 and 9 September in Amsterdam. This event brought together key stakeholders in the global food and beverage supply chain, including industry, researchers and regulators. SAFE consortium was proud to once again be a Promotional Partner for this event. SAFE members enjoyed a registration discounted by 20% or 30% for groups of 3 or more. Visit the site here.

Read the SAFE summary of the Event here.

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SAFE AGM 2015. 25 June

Nine representatives of SAFE consortium member institutes attended the SAFE Annual General Meeting  on THURSDAY 25 JUNE 2015 at the EFTA (European Free Trade Association) building in Brussels.

The agenda included a presentation from DG Research and Innovation on H2020 Work Programmes and the role for food safety. Additionally, SAFE members discussed immediate and long term plans for the SAFE consortium. On Friday 26 June, the Bio-Based Industries Public-Private Partnership Joint Undertaking hosted an INFORMATION DAY in Brussels attended by several SAFE members. Visit their website here.

SAFE Members may download the AGENDA and the MINUTES of the meeting:

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SAFE EVENT 2015: Keeping Safety and Integrity in the Food Chain: A View from Many Sides, Mar 27.

26 and 27 March 2015 in Bilbao Spain
A SAFE CONSORTIUM WORKSHOP
at the International Conference "ASSURING THE INTEGRITY OF THE FOOD CHAIN"

Visit the Conference website here.

Food integrity and food authenticity are new buzz words, defined in part as undiminished foods that are in perfect condition. The SAFE consortium message is that food safety is an integral part of food integrity: a food whose origin is unknown cannot be assured to be safe. At this workshop, leading research scientists, industry representatives, consumer groups and regulators addressed the intersection of food safety and food integrity.

Download the final programme here.

SAFE members, log in and download the presentations on the Past Events page.

 

SAFE MEMBER EVENT: Satiety: From Origins To Applications, 3 March 2015

London (UK)

Download the leaflet, including the full programme and registration information, here.

This event is organsied by the UK Association for the Study of Obesity in conjunction with two EU Framework 7 projects: SATIN and Full4Health.

 

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Food Safety Implications of Climate Change and Climate Variability: 24-25 Sept 2014

SAFE co-organised this interesting and timely event together with the Joint Research Programming Initiative on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change – FACCE-JPI , with the contribution of Romanian SAFE member Institutul de Bioresurse Alimentare – IBA , and the support of the Romanian Government.

The Workshop was the second exploratory workshop within the 2014-2015 Implementation Plan of the FACCE-JPI Strategic Research Agenda and took place at the IBA headquarters in Bucharest on 24 and 25 September 2014.

A printable announcement for the Workshop can be downloaded here.

Photo Credit: Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach

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SAFE in Food Outbreak Forum, 24 Sept 2014

The SAFE consortium participated in a Food Outbreak Roundtable organised by Food Production Daily.com and Food Quality News.com.

The core of the discussion was weighing the answer to this question, 'What's the best way to minimize risk of exposure from foodborne illness outbreaks?' The Roundtable was first broadcast on September 24 and continues to be available on demand. Link here to listen to the timely 1 hour discussion and to pose questions to the participants.

Representing SAFE was the Scientific Secretary, Dr. Katherine Flynn, Ph.D.. She was joined by Food Safety experts from EFSA, the US FDA and academia.

 

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SAFE EVENT 2014: Food Integrity: Beyond Authenticity and Safety, 17 Sept

On 17 SEPTEMBER 2014 the SAFE consortium organised its annual Event and annual General Member's Meeting at the Hotel Leopold in Brussels.

This year the SAFE Event was Food Integrity: Beyond Authenticity and Safety, including food adulteration, food fraud, country of origin questions and confirmation of genuine foods. Representatives from industry, consumer groups and regulators shared ideas with research scientists from SAFE member institutes at this timely event.

Download the programme here. Download the Event Summary here.

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SAFE at Improving Food Safety and Labelling in the EU: Smarter Rules for a Sustainable Agri-Food Chain, 10 Sept 2014

food safetyThe SAFE consortium chaired this Brussels event which was organised by the Public Policy Exchange. The event was an opportunity for experts, policy makers, NGOs and other key stakeholders to discuss the latest European regulatory action on food safety and food labelling, targeting a sustaianble agri-food chain. The symposium allowed delegates to assess the current challenges faced and to share best practices and initiatives from across Europe.

Link to the Event site, which includes the programme and commentary on the event, here.

 

Photo courtesy of Public Policy Exchange

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@safeconsortium.org, from your institution email address and include your three Food Safety interests.