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IFAH-Europe annual Food Chain conference


20 Jun 2012 22:00



Event Type

L - Conference, forum

Organiser type

Federations / Associations


Health & Consumers

Event Location


Event Description

20 June 2012: Pre-conference cocktail and dinner for participants at 7.00 PM
21 June 2012: Conference from 9.00 AM to 5.15 PM, followed by cocktails
Radisson Blu Royal Hotel (Rue Fossé-aux-Loups/Wolvengracht 47, 1000 Brussels, Belgium)  
Topics and programme: 
Food safety in Europe: ten years of EFSA;
Food production from healthy animals: success stories and future challenges;
Why food safety matters in European and international trade;
Best practice in animal health - prevention, control and monitoring;
Food safety: risk perception, reality and the media
Registration is open. Please fill out the registration form and return it to IFAH-Europe ( by 8 June 2012. 
Added value:
The conference will bring together a wide range of stakeholders working in food safety and the food supply chain, including regulators/authorities, EU animal health and food-related partners and media to discuss the contribution of healthy animals to a safe, secure and sustainable food supply. 
Confirmed speakers:
Alejandro Bernal (IFAH-Europe) - Catherine Geslain-Lanéelle (European Food Safety Authority) - David Leaver (Royal Agricultural College, United Kingdom) - Dieter Schillinger (International Livestock Research Institute) - Maxim Bobkov (Nestlé) - Hans Joostens (European Commission DG Trade) - Kate Trollope (EU Food Policy) - Peter Oostenbach (IFAH-Europe) - John McEvoy (European Commission Food and Veterinary Office) - Arie Havelaar (National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, The Netherlands) - Bernard Van Goethem (European Commission DG Health and Consumers) - Roland Aumüller (GlobalGAP) - Dermott Jewell (Consumers' Association of Ireland) - Charlie Dunmore (Reuters) -Piet Vanthemsche (Boerendbond, Belgium) - Laura Smillie (European Food Safety Authority) -  Declan O'Brien (IFAH-Europe). 


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