ABERDEEN, SCOTLAND — Attendees at a major conference have been urged to “wave the food safety flag” to keep the topic on the table during discussions around moving to more sustainable food systems.

Wayne Anderson, director of Science and Standards at the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI), said it

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Aberdeen, Scotland – A range of food safety challenges and opportunities were touched on by the chief scientific advisor of Food Standards Scotland (FSS) at a major conference held this week.

Speaking at the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) European Symposium in Aberdeen, Professor David Gally said there are financial, social

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Students can now apply for a travel scholarship to attend IAFP’s European event on food safety.

The International Association for Food Protection’s (IAFP) European Symposium is in Aberdeen, Scotland from May 3-5, 2023.

Graduate and undergraduate students living in Europe and enrolled in a college or university food safety-related degree program in Europe are encouraged to

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The International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) has opened a call for proposals to its European symposium next year.

The IAFP European Symposium organizing committee is inviting people to submit a proposal for presentation during the meeting.

Since 2005, IAFP’s European symposium has provided a forum for the exchange of
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A specialist from the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has revealed how the authority is using data science to identify emerging risks by using a variety of sources and analytics techniques.

The aim is to help develop a picture of the food system, its safety, authenticity, and risks and vulnerabilities, so
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The Food Safety Authority of Ireland and the Nestlé company have shared how they handled challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic, including doing official controls and dealing with supply shortages.

During a session at the International Association for Food Protection – Europe event this past week, the presenters covered the
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Antimicrobial resistance (AMR), novel foods and emerging risks are some of the main topics facing the food system, according to EFSA’s chief scientist.

Marta Hugas, from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), said regulatory agencies face challenges ranging from current priorities, such as tackling AMR and food waste, to identifying
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