Putting the Global Food Safety Industry under the Microscope The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Food, Food Safety & Regulation,
  • Monday, November 14, 2016

Food safety is a topic always high on the agenda regardless of the region, the scale of operation or commodity being produced. Behind the buzzwords and catchy phrases such as: Food safety is non-competitive, what can be done to ensure safe food and what are industry and regulators doing now to reduce this burden?

The World Health Organization (WHO) produced estimates made public last year that almost one in 10 people in the world fall ill each year after eating contaminated food and of these 420,000 people die.

This webinar will give an insight and general overview of the good, the bad and the ugly from the perspective of someone in between industry and the general public.

Key challenges and solutions to be discussed include:

  • What is the scale of the problem when it comes to food safety?
  • How is this the same/does this differ globally?
  • Tools available and used now to ensure food safety
  • Examples of good and bad reactions when a problem occurs
  • What does the future hold?


Joe Whitworth, Editor, FoodQualityNews.com

Joe Whitworth is a journalist with William Reed Business Media. He joined the company more than four years ago and for the past two years has been editor of B2B trade media publication FoodQualityNews.com. The solely online title covers issues such as food safety, food fraud and food defense on a global scale. Joe moderated a face-to-face session entitled ‘Implementing Food Safety’ at Fi Europe in Paris last year and has attended numerous conferences and trade shows held by industry. Prior to joining William Reed, he worked on a range of newspapers run by Fairfax Media in Australia and graduated with a journalism degree from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan).

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Who Should Attend?

Anyone within the global food industry who has an interest in food safety – from plant floor staff, supervisors, managers, VPs and presidents through the C-suite, including:

  • Food Manufacturers
  • Ingredient and Raw Material Suppliers
  • Retailers and Distributors
  • Food Safety Authorities
  • Certification and Standards Agencies
  • Microbiologists
  • Academics and Researchers
  • Association and Non-Profits
  • QA/QC Professionals
  • Plant Operations and HACCP Controllers

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