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New Food Safety Symposium

Published on
June 18, 2015

16 July, 2015 - University of Mauritius

The conference was a great succes with 105 participants from 10 different countries (CN, NL, RUS, PT, FR, IT, UK, Nigeria, South Africa and Mauritius)

Morning Programme

 Chairs; Assoc Prof. Daya Goburdhun & Dr. Teresa Crespo

08:00 - 09:00 Registration
09:00 - 09:05 Welcome address by Prof. Sunita Facknath, Dean, Faculty of Agriculture
09:05 - 09:15 Address by Professor Romeela Mohee, Vice-Chancellor, University of Mauritius
09:15 - 09:25 Welcome by Dr. Hans Marvin, coordinator of SELAMAT, RIKILT Wageningen UR, Netherlands
09.25 - 09.45 Address by Guest Speaker
09:45 - 10:15 Keynote address (Maintaining Food Safety and Quality to ensure Consumer Safety”) Keynote speaker: Dr. Takeuchi Masami, Food Safety Officer, (FAO, Rome)
10:15 - 10:50 Coffee break - group photo
10:50 - 11:20 Food safety concerns in Mauritius: Institutional and regulatory framework Assoc Prof. Dayawatee Goburdhun (University of Mauritius, Mauritius
11:20 - 11:50 Assessment of mycotoxins in grains and oilseeds most consumed in Ivory Coast. Dr Didier Montet (Chef de l’équipe sureté des aliments/food safety (CIRAD, France)
11:50 - 12:20 Risk assessment in Food Safety Prof. Song Weiguo (SAAS, Shanghai, China)
12:20 - 12:50 Immunotechniques in food safety: Advantages, limitations and new solutions Dr. Anatoly Zherdev (INBI, Russia)
12:50 - 13:00 Discussion
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

Afternoon Programme

Chairs; Mr. Piet Stouten Secretary of SELAMAT & Dr. Xingang Liu

14:00 - 14:30 Food fraud and early warning Dr. Hans Marvin (RIKILT- Wageningen UR, Wageningen, the Netherlands)
14:30 - 15:00 Food Safety and International trade Dr.Obadina Adewale Olusegun (Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria)
15:00 - 15:30 Major Global Food Safety Concerns: Expert uncertainty and evidence for policy Dr. Helen Kendall (University of Newcastle, United Kingdom)
15:30 - 16:00 Discussion and overall conclusions
16:00 - 16:10 Vote of thanks remarks
16:10 Refreshments

Contact person

Mr. Piet Stouten

Secretary of SELAMATE: piet.stouten@wur.nlT: +31 (0)317 480429

F: +31 (0)317 417717