RSSL Seminar - Taking the Risk out of Food Safety Risk Assessment

On 6 February RSSL will be running a free event for the Food, Drink and Related Industries.

On 6 February RSSL will be running a FREE event for the Food, Drink and Related Industries in Reading.

A unique opportunity to learn about the latest thinking on food safety risk assessment for the different hazard classes, from both a proactive and reactive perspective. This is a must attend event for food safety teams including technical, quality and manufacturing.

Speakers include:

  • Food Standards Agency (FSA)
  • Mondelēz International
  • Reading Scientific Services Limited (RSSL)

This seminar will address the practical considerations of food safety risk assessment using real-life scenarios. It will also provide an overview of the key aspects that should be considered in risk assessment for the different hazard classes from a proactive and reactive perspective.

You will gain an overview of: 

  • The practical application of CODEX risk assessment from the perspective of a multi-national company 
  • Industry best practice in risk assessment for the main hazard classes considering the inputs and outputs
  • Linking robust risk assessment with risk management and mitigation
  • The FSA’s perspective of risk assessment and risk management

During and after lunch you will have the opportunity to network with fellow industry professionals and our expert team to discuss current industry issues and share ideas.


PROGRAMME

09:00 Registration and Coffee

09:30 Welcome and Introduction to RSSL
           Jane Staniforth, Head of FMCG Sales – RSSL

09:50 Application of CODEX Risk Assessments; Proactive & Reactive
           Roy Kirby, Director Global Food Safety – Mondelēz International

10:30 Case Studies – Risk Assessments for Different Hazard Classes:

          Allergen Risk Assessments
          Simon Flanagan, Head of Food Safety – RSSL

          Microbiological Risk Assessment
          Peter McClure, Principal Scientist – Mondelēz International

          Chemical & Physical Risk Assessment
          Ellen Norman, Principal Scientist – RSSL

11:30 Coffee Break

11:50 So What Next – From Risk Assessment to Risk Management
          Simon Flanagan, Head of Food Safety – RSSL

12:10 Risk Assessment and Risk Management; Perspectives from the Regulator
          Chun-Han Chan, Senior Scientific Officer – FSA

12:40 Wrap up and Questions
          Jane Staniforth, Head of FMCG Sales – RSSL

12:50 Lunch

13:30 Tour of RSSL Laboratories

14:30 Meeting Close


To reserve your place book online here, or to find out further information about the event and download the event flyer please click here.

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