Mycotoxins in the Food Chain

07/10/2021 - 11:30 GMT+2
08/10/2021 - 11:30 GMT+2

Roland E. Poms, PhD

Anton Alldrick, PhD
Thomas Bessaire, MSc
Sarah de Saeger, PhD, Prof.
Naresh Magan, PhD, Prof.
Michela Menicagli, MSc
Gianluca Nurra, MSc
Maurizio Paleologo
Michael Walker, PhD

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The contamination of food and feed with mycotoxins is a global threat to food safety and has great public health and economic significance.    

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We have invited several great speakers to provide insight into the analytical and technical issues involved in mycotoxin contamination in the food industry and trade.     

Day 1 - 7 October 2021, 11:30-13:30 CEST: Risk assessment and management  

Moderator: Prof. Roland Poms, PhDIU International University of Applied Sciences (Germany)    

Mycotoxins, an important food safety risk.    
Prof. Sarah de Saeger, PhDUniversity of Ghent (Belgium)    

The impact of climate change: Prevention and remediation with case histories (B1/M1, DON, ochratoxin, etc.). 
Prof. Naresh Magan, PhDCranfield University (United Kingdom)    

Certification of commodities in relation to mycotoxin contamination: Inspections and testing.  
Michela MenicagliCometec Group Srl (Italy)    

Experiences from food grains traders.
Gianluca Nurra Coceral (Belgium)    

Day 2 - 8 October 2021, 11:30-13:30 CEST: All about testing  

Moderator: Prof. Roland Poms, PhDIU International University of Applied Sciences (Germany)    

All about mycotoxins testing: from sampling issues to test certificate interpretation.  
Anton Alldrick, PhDprev. Campden BRI (United Kingdom)    

Field tests: when and how it is possible and beneficial to use on-site rapid methods.   
Maurizio PaleologoAffidia Srl SB (Italy)    

Multiple Determination of Mycotoxyns in Food by LC-MS/MS - CEN Interlaboratory Validation.  
Thomas BessaireNestlè Research Center (Switzerland)    

Test reliability and managing non-compliant results.    
Prof. Michael Walker, PhDQueen’s University (United Kingdom)    

Each day after the speakers’ presentations there will be a panel discussion and a Q&A session during which the experts will respond to questions submitted by participants.    

Who should attend?  
- Quality assurance and food safety managers in the food, beverage, and feed industries  
- Traders of high-risk commodities (e.g. spices, grains, dry fruits, nuts)  
- Food safety auditors  
- Research and development staff and regulatory team members  
- Master’s and PhD students (who focus on food safety issues and risk management)  
- Advisors that support the food, beverage, and feed industries in managing mycotoxin risk.    

We hope for your interest in this topic and this event and we would like to invite you to take part in Affidia’s workshop on 7 and 8 October 2021, 11:30-13:30 CEST (Rome, Berlin time).  

Participation fee and payment  
- Professionals: two days 50€, single day 30€  
- Students (Master/PhD) and those who obtained the title less than 12 months ago: 5€*  
All prices are in Euro and do not include VAT, which will be charged where appropriate. Private individuals: VAT 22%, whether EU or non-EU residents. Companies: VAT 22% if Italian companies; VAT not applicable if EU companies (art. 7 -ter -D.P.R. 633/72, Reverse Charge) or non-EU companies (art. 7 -ter -D.P.R. 633/72). Professionals with VAT number: same provisions as for companies.  
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• Online participation in live event  
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• E-Certificate for participation     

Payment should be done by credit card (VISA, MasterCard, and Maestro). Exceptionally, we also accept payment by bank transfer; however, the payment deadline in this case should be ideally September 30, 2021. All bank charges and commissions are paid by the participants.                

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Recipient address: Area Science Park, Padriciano 99, 34149, Trieste, Italy  
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