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FSQ 2020: Predicting the Impact of Climate Change on Food Safety & Quality Standards

Predicting the Impact of Climate Change on Food Safety & Quality Standards

Join FSQ Europe 2020 taking place on 29th & 30th January 2020 in London, UK and do not miss out on the presentation by Zitouni Ould-Dada , Deputy Director, Climate and Environment Division Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

Dr. Ould-Dada is currently Deputy Director in the Climate and Environment Division at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Rome. Before joining FAO, he worked as Head of Technology Unit at UNEP in Paris for 5 years. Prior to that, he worked for the British Government for 15 years holding several senior positions at Department of Energy and Climate Change; Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs; Food Standards Agency; Environment Agency; and Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Food. He also worked for the French government on international climate change during France Presidency of the European Union in 2008. His 22 years international work experience covers a wide range of fields including environmental policy;climate change; energy policy; technology and innovation; agriculture and food security; radiation protection; and the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development.

Zitouni will give a presentation in the afternoon of Conference Day 2 entitled, “Predicting the Impact of Climate Change on Food Safety & Quality Standards” focusing on :
• Determining the long term effects of climate change on food production
• The crucial role of technologies in the success of energy decentralisation

Confirmed Speakers Also Include:
• Rob Phillips, Audit and Investigations Manager, Food Safety Authority of Ireland
• Gideon Ashworth, Head of Food Defence, Bart Ingredients
• Viviana Spaghetti, Director of European Affairs, The Whitehouse Consultancy
• James Flynn, CTO, Primority Ltd
• Gary McMahon, Microbiologist, Moy Park
• Nemanja Vukanic, Head of Technical & Quality, Itsu Grocery
• Virginie Rivas, Global Regulation And Food Safety Director, Groupe Bel
• Peter Littleton, Head of Technical, Christeyns Food Hygiene
• Bert Debets, Quality Director Foods & Refreshment Division, Unilever Netherlands
• Atanasios Moschos, Quality, Safety & Security Director, Confiserie Leonidas S.A
• Christopher Moore, Head of Food Safety, Compass Group
• Tom Hollands, Innovation & Technical Director, Raynor Foods Ltd
• Denis Treacy, Chief Technical Officer, Culture Compass Ltd
• Tatiana Lujan, Wildlife Conservation Lawyer, ClientEarth
• Elisa Mayrhofer, MSc., Microbilogy and Cell Culture, OFI Technologie & Innovation GmbH

Key Topics Include:

  • Current & Future Regulations Framing the European Food & Beverages Industry
  • How to Build & Consolidate a vulnerability Assessment Plan to Fight Against Fraudulent Practice
  • Predicting the impact of Climate Change on Food Safety & Quality Standards
  • Smaller Businesses vs Bigger Businesses: Improving the Relationship between Local Partners and Global Companies
  • The Influence of Technology in the Food and Beverages Industry in regards to FSQ Standards
  • Better Packaging, Better Living
  • Debating the Importance of on Packet Allergen Labelling
  • Testing for Pathogens in the Poultry Industry
  • AI and the Rise of the Supply Chain Monitoring Scheme
  • Focusing on Dangerous Chemicals used in Food & Beverages Industry

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For information or registration please contact : Angeliki Oikonomou on + 44 (0)203 141 0610