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International conference will put agri-food supply chain under the microscope
Date:4/9/2013

The latest international developments in food safety and traceability will be showcased at a major conference at Queen's University Belfast in April 2014.

The Food Integrity and Traceability Conference will take place at Queen's from 8-10 April 2014 and will attract leading scientists, food standards regulators and agri-food producers from around the world.

Featuring experts from Queen's new 33Million Institute for Global Food Security and from across the globe, the event will highlight progress in delivering safe and authentic food to consumers and explore current and emerging threats to the integrity of the agri-food chain.

Professor Chris Elliott, Director of the Institute for Global Food Security, said: "The ability to protect the integrity of the food supply chain from 'farm to fork' is a massive challenge and one that is of utmost importance. While significant advances in science are helping reduce the risk of eating contaminated foods, the recent European-wide horsemeat scandal and the ever growing list of food product recalls due to contamination with Salmonella, E.coli, mycotoxins and dioxins, have highlighted that major gaps still exist in ensuring the food we consume is authentic and safe.

"Continued research and the development of improved techniques at Queen's and elsewhere - will facilitate more targeted and efficient testing and reduce the need for recalls of contaminated products, as well as tracing that contamination back to its source. That will be the focus of this conference."

Building on the success of a similar event in 2011, the second Food Integrity and Traceability Conference is jointly organised by Queen's Centre for Assured, Safe and Traceable Food (ASSET) and safefood, the North-South body responsible for the promotion of food safety on the island of Ireland. It will concentrate on three key themes:

  • Reviewing recent progress in delivering safe and authentic food to the consumer.

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Contact: Anne-Marie Clarke
comms.officer@qub.ac.uk
44-028-909-75320
Queen's University Belfast
Source:Eurekalert

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