Horsemeat crisis: have your say

By Michael Stones

- Last updated on GMT

To register for the free one-hour webinar on lessons learnt from the horsemeat crisis, see the end of this article
To register for the free one-hour webinar on lessons learnt from the horsemeat crisis, see the end of this article

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Have you got a burning question about the horsemeat crisis that you want answered? Then, ask our expert panel of speakers during Food Manufacture Group’s free one-hour webinar to be staged at 11am GMT on Thursday May 16.

You can put your question to Andrew Rhodes, director of operations at the Food Standards Agency (FSA), Professor Tony Hines, from Leatherhead Food Research (LFR), Kiti Soininen, from Mintel or Hilary Ross, partner with business law firm and event sponsor DWF.

Whether it’ more information about the FSA’s role in detecting meat contamination, the vulnerable areas of  the supply chain, the impact of the crisis on ready meat sales or how to use the legal framework to protect your food business, sign up for our free webinar.

To put a question to our panel, register for the webinar and post your question during the webinar, which starts at 11am on Thursday.

Alternatively, you can tweet your question to @FoodManufacture.

Contamination Crisis

Rhodes will explain what key regulatory lessons have been learnt from the crisis and what systems will be put in place to help avoid a similar food contamination crisis.

Hines, LFR’s head of food security and crisis management, will put the horsemeat contamination in perspective with lessons from previous food contamination scandals and recommend how food businesses can guard the integrity of their supply chains.

Soininen, head of Mintel’s UK food and drink research team, will analyse how the horsemeat crisis has affected shoppers’ buying habits and what lessons can be learned from previous foodscares.

Ross, partner and head of the food group with business law firm and event sponsor DWF, will advise food and drink businesses on the legal framework surrounding the meat contamination crisis.

Find more information and register for your free place here.​ 

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