Food safety conference to help protect food firms

By Laurence Gibbons

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Food and drink manufacturers can learn how to guard against hazards and discover the latest science and technology to help them at the Food Manufacture Group’s Food safety conference in October.

That’s the view of the chair of the conference Professor Colin Dennis in this video for FoodManufacture.co.uk.

“It will also update people about changes in the supply chain and the development of the food safety culture now within companies that is trying to drive the reduction of food safety incidents in our food supply,”​ he added.

“We know there is a lot of emphasis on healthier products – removing important ingredients like salt and sugar. Both of these have an important impact on the safety of our products.”

Impact of reformulation

It is important that food and drink businesses understand the potential impact reformulating their products could have on food safety, Dennis added.

Watch this video to find out how he said the conference would update delegates on the latest technology and legislation relating to food safety.

He also spoke about the important role that social media can play to alert businesses about potential food safety incidents.

The one-day food safety conference - ‘Safe and legal food in a changing world' - will look at emerging food safety issues and the changing regulatory environment.

The day will be divided into four sessions: Tomorrow's food safety risks; Managing the supply chain; Keeping food safe; and Novel processes and packaging.

It will take place on October 15 at the Heritage Motor Centre in Gaydon, Warwickshire.

To book your place at the conference, click here.

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