The list below shows upcoming webinars held by IAFP and IAFP’s Professional Development Groups (PDGs). Please note that all opinions and statements are those of the individual making the presentations and not necessarily the opinion or view of IAFP.
Challenges Identified with Food Fraud Implementation - Part 1 of 5: A Strategic Approach to Operationalize Food Fraud Mitigation
Feb 20, 2019 (12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST)
Sponsored by: TBA
Organized by: Food Fraud PDG
Description: Part one of a five-part series on "Challenges Identified Over the Past Year with Food Fraud Implementation & Best Practices" - Part 1 of 5: A Strategic Approach to Operationalize Food Fraud Mitigation
Food fraud risks are increasing as global supply networks continue to grow in complexity. Concurrently, companies are being inundated with a plethora of publications, resources and recommendations which can be confusing in their application to supply chain management systems. This webinar will capture the current state of food fraud resources, guidance documents and technology solutions. Speakers will also address methods to evaluate the various solutions, review the steps to an effective food fraud mitigation strategy for ingredient supply chains and provide case studies.
- Zoe Shuttlewood, Presenter McCormick & Company, EMEA Food Safety & Quality Systems Lead
- John Spink, Presenter Michigan State University, Food Fraud Initiative, Director & Assistant Professor
- Brian Bedard, Moderator GMA Science and Education Foundation, Executive Director
The Integration of Omics in Microbiological Risk Assessment
Mar 27, 2019 (10:30 am - 11:30 am CST)
Sponsored by: ILSI Europe
Organized by: Microbial Modelling and Risk Analysis PDG
Description: Currently, with the possibilities to investigate microorganisms at molecular level, we are experiencing an exciting momentum in which we can exploit this information to better understand the ecology and physiology of foodborne pathogens. Even more intriguing is the possibility to integrate omics data into risk assessment schemes. It is expected that in the next future this will be used to better control pathogenic microorganisms in the food chain.
After a discussion forum (IAFP Europe 2015), a workshop at IAFP Europe 2016 (co-organized by ILSI Europe, IAFP and ICFMH) a special issue resulted:
Omics in MRA - the integration of omics in microbiological risk assessment
International Journal of Food Microbiology 287, Pages 1-40 (20 December 2018)
These papers have the goal to describe the state of the art and create the foundation for a constructive discussion on how to best use, integrate and exploit omics data in MRA. In this webinar the outcome of these paper will be presented.
- Dr. Heidy den Besten, Presenter Wageningen University
- Prof. Luca Cocolin, Presenter University of Turin
- Dr. Annemarie Pielaat, Presenter Unilever
- Dr. Alejandro Amezquita, Moderator Unilever