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BfR/FDA-Workshop Series on Tools for Food Defense and Safety

(04.09.2013 - 06.09.2013)

In cooperation with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) will be staging an international workshop series on tools for food safety, product protection and risk assessment from 4 to 6 September 2013.

The event will begin with a joint introductory session featuring overview lectures from internationally renowned experts addressing currently relevant issues in the domains of food safety, food defense and risk assessment covering perspectives of governmental and industrial stakeholders.
The workshop “Tools for Food Safety” on the first day will give an overview of the state of the art software solutions and tools which support risk assessment and modelling within the framework of food safety. The objective of the presentations and round-table discussions on the second day is to establish an open community on QMRA models and model repositories..
The parallel workshop “Tools for Food Defense” will cover the background, importance and needs (governmental/industry) concerning this topic. The main focus will be the demonstration of tools and measures to implement food defense including developing a comprehensive food defense plan, complete with a vulnerability assessment and identification of mitigation measures. Participants will have the opportunity to train the new tools in specific exercises.

The event will be held in English with simultaneous translation into German. The workshop on “Tools for Food Safety” will be held in English without translation.

The workshop is recognized by ATF (Akademie für tierärztliche Fortbildung) as follows:

BfR/FDA-Workshop Series on Tools for Food Defense, 04.-06.09.2013: 17 hours.

BfR/FDA-Workshop Series on Tools for Food Safety, 04.-06.09.2013: 16 hours.

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04.09.2013
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