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Food Safety Conferences 2018 | Food Quality Meetings | Food Technology Symposiums

International Conference on

Food Safety, Quality & Policy

Dubai, UAE   November 03-04, 2018

Theme: Shaping the Future of Food Safety, Quality & Policy

The international conference on a Food Safety, Quality and Policy scheduled during November 03-04, 2018 in Dubai, UAE aims to organize a discussion among eminent personalities working to ensure quality health to all across the globe. It is a platform to organize Food workshops, Food seminar, Food symposium and Food presentation through which awareness related to food safety, Food quality and Food policy will be known to all.

Food Conference focuses on a vital aspect of life upon which an organism survives. It is composed of nutrients like:

1.      Carbohydrate

2.      Fats

3.      Proteins

4.      Vitamins

5.      Minerals

It maintains life, processes energy and stimulates growth.

Food safety conference is the prime concern across the globe today. As the population is increasing at alarming rate, various health hazards are bound to occur with the limited resources we have on the planet. To ensure a healthy life, food safety and security are monitored by the agencies like:

1.      International Association for food protection

2.      World Resource Institute

3.      World Food Program

4.      Food and Agricultural Organization

5.      International Food Information Council

They address issues such as sustainability, biological diversity, climate change, nutritional economics, population growth and water supply which impact the quality and security of food. In addition, food safety and quality is the public health priority and an essential requirement for food trade and investment.

Food Safety Policies is made to ensure the proper availability of resources and proper planning in the use of limited resources. They must ensure the food supplied is safe and nutritious.

Food safety policies are determined by the range of several factors:

1.      International regulations and accepted approaches

2.      Private sector

3.      Consumer interests and requirement

4.      Political will and socio-economic issues

In a nutshell food safety, security and policy must ensure quality in the health of consumers.

Meetings International is a world leader in conducting conferences, meetings, workshops and symposiums in all major fields of science, technology and medicine. Since its dawn, it has been associated with international associations and cooperation along with highly motivated individual dedicated to hosting world-class conference and events. Meetings International supports broad scope research and peer review across the globe.

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Related Societies:


European Snacks Association | Hellenic Food Authority | Danish Agriculture & Food Council | Food Additives and Ingredients Association | European Dairy Association | European Federation of Food Science and Technology


US Food and Drug Administration | International Association for Food Protection | South-eastern Food Processors Association | American Peanut Council


International Food & Beverage Association | Food Hygiene Asia | Hong Kong Food Science and Technology Association | Agriculture and Applied Economics Association

Related Conferences:

10th Euro-Global Aquaculture Conferences, October 08-09, 2018, London, UK; 22nd Euro-Global Food Conferences, February 28- March 02, 2019 London, UK; 8th International Food Safety Conferences, June 11-12, 2018 Barcelona, Spain; 14th International Nutrition Conferences, July 19-20, 2018, London, UK; 21st European  Food & Nutrition Conferences, June 11-12, 2018, Dublin, Ireland; 15th International Food & Nutrition Conferences, May 24-26, 2018, Vienna, Austria; 6th International Nutrition Conferences, August 16-18, 2018, Dublin, Ireland; 19th International Nutrition & Health Conferences, April 12-14, 2018, Amsterdam, Netherlands; 21st International Food Summit, October 11-13, 2018, Moscow, Russia; 6th Global Plant Biology Meetings, October 29-30, 2018, Madrid, Spain; 3rd International Food Packaging Conferences, July 16-18, 2018, Rome, Italy; 21st International Food Technology Conferences, October 02-04, 2018, London, UK, 9th European Food Safety Conferences, November 29-30, 2018 Dublin, Ireland; 3rd International Food Microbiology Conferences, November 29-30, 2018 Dublin, Ireland; 14th Euro Obesity Conferences, September 13-14, 2018, London, UK; 14th International Childhood Obesity Conferences, February 18-19, 2019, Rome, Italy, Food & Beverage, Hospitality Conference, April24-27,2018, International Food Safety and Food Processing Conferences, May 02-03, 2018, Melbourne, Australia ,20th Annual Food Safety Summit, May 07-10, 2018, Rosemont, Illinois, 7th International Nutrition and Food Sciences Conferences, May 13-15, 2018,Lisbon, Portugal, 3rd International Food Security and Sustainability Conferences, May 21-22 ,2018, New York, USA, The Food Defense Conferences, May 22-24, 2018, Minneapolis, Minnesota,  Nano-Enabled Technologies to Improve Efficiency, Quality, and Health in Food and Agriculture Conferences, June 02 - 03, 2018,South Hadley, US, North American Food Safety & Quality Conferences, 2018,June 05-06, 2018,Chicago, IL, 5th International Food Oral Processing Conferences, July 01-04,2018, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom, 20th International Food Security and Nutrition Conferences, June 14 - 15, 2018, Vienna, Austria




Session 1: Food Safety and Packaging Technologies

Food safety is meant to take care of nutrition and prevention from foodborne illness. Food packaging technology is meant to revolutionize the protection, tampering and maintenance of nutritional value. Packaging types include:

Session 2: Food Safety Laws and Regulations

Consumers from time immemorial have been cheated. Food safety laws and regulations confirm the quality and quantity along with nutritional value which assists in the sustainable consumer health. The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) signed into law by President Obama on Jan. 4, enables FDA to better protect public health by strengthening the food safety system and focus more on preventing food safety problems rather than relying primarily on reacting to problems after they occur. Food safety laws & regulations call for quality inspection and compliance.

Session 3: Food Frauds

Food fraud is a mischievous act of altering, tampering or substituting the food product at any point in time during the course of food supply-chain. Fraud may be seen in raw material, ingredient, and final product or in food’s packaging. Deceiving consumer by substituting one product for another; using unapproved additives, counterfeiting and intentional contamination with a variety of chemicals, biological agents harmful to public health is the serious act of food fraud.

Session 4: Food Authenticity

Authentic product yields confidence and belief towards that particular product. Consumer across the globe increasingly demands reassurance of the origin and content of their food. Food authenticity is important for good health as food adulteration reports are growing challenge for food manufacturers as most adulterants are unknown. The proper regulatory framework is the need of the hour as determining the authenticity of food can prevent false description, adulteration and incorrect origin labelling.

Session 5: Food Traceability 

Food traceability is a useful technique to minimize risk efficiently. It plays a vital role in demonstrating and reassuring the quality right from initial manufacturer to the end consumer.

Session 6: Food Hazards

Food hazards are categorized as biological, chemical and physical. Biological hazard includes bacteria, viruses, parasites, fungi, prions, toxins and vermin deteriorating the nutritional value of the product. A simple human error is responsible for chemical hazards like alcohol, ammonia, bleach, cleaning solutions, solvents entering the food supply. Physical hazard does pose threat to the quality of food as well.

Session 7: Food Borne Diseases

Food Borne Diseases is occurred due to pathogenic bacteria, viruses and parasites. The symptoms of the disease are vomiting, fever and aches in addition to diarrhoea. Microbes do affect intestine and deeper body tissues.

Session 8: Food Allergies and Intolerance

Food allergy is a fear of substance in a food. The allergic reaction like anaphylaxis can impair breathing, cause a dramatic drop in blood pressure and affect the heart rate.

Session 9: Risk Analysis and Management

Risk analysis, management and communication is most important for awareness regarding the quality of food. WHO recognizes various areas of risk which ought to be managed so as to have healthy life. Areas of work include identifying:

1.      Antimicrobial resistance in food chain

2.      Chemical risk

3.      Foodborne diseases

4.      Food hygiene

5.      Microbial risk

6.      Food Technologies and hygiene

Session 10: Food Safety Surveillance System

Food safety surveillance system is an act to consolidate laws relating to food in order to establish food safety by regulating their manufacture, storage, distribution and sale. Safe and adequate food is human right. The action includes promoting and coordinating the issues and guidelines.

Session 11: Applied Nutrition

Nutrition focuses on the metabolic activity of a living organism. It is responsible for reducing disease through healthy diet. It is the study of nutrients in food and its usage inside a body and the relationship between diet, health and disease. Nutrients include carbohydrate, fat, vitamin, mineral, fibre and water.

Session 12: Pediatric Nutrition

Pediatric Nutrition is characterized as the upkeep of a very much adjusted eating regimen comprising of the basic supplements and furthermore the sufficient caloric utilization that is expected to trigger advancement and withstand the physiological prerequisites at the different periods of a tyke's development. It conjointly incorporates nourishing necessities in babies and youngsters and various minding rehearses. As a result of the inadequacy of nourishment eminently all through pivotal periods of development, causes ill-advised improvement or significant ailment, similar to frailty because of the insufficiency of iron or scurvy in view of the absence of vitamin c. Nourishment assumes a pivotal part of youth improvement. Legitimate nourishment helps in the fitting development and improvement of youngsters enabling them to accomplish their entire potential

Session 13: Pest Management in Food Industry

Quality vermin administration is shall in the sustenance preparing industry. It is one of the essential advances in the sustenance quality confirmation process. An interest in proficient irritation administration techniques yields a few huge advantages, including powerful nourishment security and quality confirmation in the plant, decreased danger of item misfortune, and upgraded mark notoriety and purchaser fulfilment. 



Food Safety, quality and policy must be determined to take in view of the broader perspective of Biodiversity. The motto has to be: “Making Agriculture Work for-not against biodiversity” Sustainable agricultural practice yields nutritious food and proper supply chain yields overwhelming result among consumers. Hence, the policy has to be made such that healthy and nutritious food is produced and simultaneously planet’s biodiversity is safeguarded. FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva in his keynote remarks at a three day international dialogue (on mainstreaming biodiversity into agricultural policies and practices) stated: “Biodiversity is essential for safeguarding global food security and nutrition, improving rural livelihoods, and enhancing the resilience of people and communities,” The importance of greening agricultural is inevitable in determining nutritious food and its safety along with quality.

Interest in Food Research across the globe:

Europe Food and Industry Figures:

Turnover- EUR 1,089 Billion (Largest manufacturing sector in Europe)

Value-added- 1.8% (of EU gross value added)

Consumption- 14% (of household expenditure of food and beverage products)

EUR 1,074 Billion

No. of companies- 289,000

Exports- EUR 98.1 Billion

Imports- EUR 72.9 Billion

Top Universities for Food Safety and Hygiene:

In World:

University of Wageningen

Jiangnan University

China Agricultural University

University of Sao Paulo

University of California, 

University of Copenhagen

University of Massachusetts Amherst

University of Bologna

The University of Auckland

Mount St. Vincent University

California State University

Boston University

South China University of Technology

In UK:

University of Surre,UK 

Birmingham City Universit,UK

Nottingham Universit,UK

King’s College, London,UK

University of Leeds,UK

Newcastle Universit,UK

Coventry Universit,UK

University of Lincoln,UK

Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen,UK

Plymouth University,UK

In Edinburgh, Scotland:

University of Glasgow,Scotland

University of Edinburgh,Scotland

University of Stirling,Scotland

Heriot-Watt University,Scotland


Major Associations:

Food Safety and Hygiene Associations in the World:

International Association for Food Protection; Association of Food Industries; Food Safety Associations; Food and Beverage Trade Associations; International Association of Engineering and Food; Food products Association; American Public Health Association; National Environmental Health Association; Food and Drink Federation; Food Trade Association; American Society of Quality;

Food Safety and Hygiene Associations in Europe:

European Food Safety Authority; European Association for Food Safety; Food Standards Agency; Brewing, Food & Beverage Industry Suppliers Association; Northern Ireland Food & Drink Association;

Food Safety and Hygiene Associations in Scotland:

Food Standards Agency; Scotland Food and Drink; Advisory committee on the microbiological safety of Food; Scottish Seafood Association

Food Safety and Hygiene Associations in Edinburgh:

The City of Edinburgh Council

Food Standards Agency

 Major Food Industries:

In World:

The Coca-Cola Co., Groupe Danone S.A, General Mills, Inc., Kellog Co., Mars, Inc., Mondelez International, Inc., Nestle S.A, PepsiCo Inc.

In Europe:

A.Moskel AG, Associated British Foods PLC, Baxters Food Group, BCS Group, Borges, S.A., Campina, Dairy Crest Group, Danish Crown Group, Perkins Foods Group, Unilever N.V, Youngs’s Bluecrest Seafood Ltd., Tulip Food Company

In Scotland:

Baxters, Highland Spring, Muller Milk and Ingredients, Stoats Porridge Bars, Tunnock’s, Walkers Shortbread, Wellpark Brewery, William Grant and sons

Target Audiences:

Food Safety Professional from Manufacturing, Retail and Food Service Industry

Food Safety Trainer, Consultant, Auditor


Food Importer, Exporter

A representative of a Consumer Group

Government Food Control

Health Official

Research Scholars, Students


Business Delegates From Food and Drink Industries

Entrepreneurs or Owners of Food Business

Global exports- 17.8 % (EU food and beverage market share in global export)

Global imports- 13.8% (EU food and beverage market share in global import)

Trade In Food Products

The Dutch food market depends heavily on both imports and exports. Last year, the Netherlands imported USD 31.7 billion of consumer-oriented products, about a third came from neighbouring Germany and Belgium. After Brazil, the U.S. is the second largest non-EU supplier of consumer-oriented products. Over 2014, U.S. exports totalled USD 1.1 billion, dominated by food preparations, tree nuts, wine and beef. U.S. exports of consumer-oriented products grew by almost 60 per cent over the last 5 years.

EU Food and Beverages industry

Turnover €956.2 billion

The largest manufacturing sector in the EU (16.0%)

Employment 4.1 million people

A leading employer in the EU manufacturing sector (14.6%)

R&D (% of food and drink output)



48.7% of food and drink turnover

63.0% of food and drink employment

External trade

Exports €65.3 billion   (+21.5% compared to 2009)

Imports €55.5 billion    (+9.3% compared to 2009)

Trade balance €9.8 billion

Number of companies

274,000 Fragmented industries

EU market share in global exports


Consumption (% of household expenditure)

13% Stable 

  • Food Safety and Packaging Technologies
  • Food Safety Laws and Regulations
  • Food Frauds
  • Food Authenticity
  • Food Traceability
  • Food Hazards
  • Food Borne Diseases
  • Food Allergies and Intolerance
  • Risk Analysis and Management
  • Food Safety Surveillance System
  • Applied Nutrition
  • Pediatric Nutrition
  • Pest Management in Food Industry

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