A one-day food safety update
Expert speakers will discuss, share and update on the latest topics relating to food and food safety. Come and learn about:
- Regulating our future – what is it all about?
- Helping new food businesses succeed
- The impact of sentencing guidelines – outcome of recent prosecutions – what it means for the industry?
- How will the Childhood Obesity Strategy shape food businesses?
- Innovations for safety
- Food fraud and how to tackle it
- Up and coming trends, new regulations, consequences of Brexit
- How do we continue to protect the public?
Chaired by Professor Lisa Ackerley, Food Safety Adviser, British Hospitality Association and Acoura Consulting, Visiting Professor University of Salford
Who should attend
This conference will provide an excellent opportunity to update on the issues surrounding food safety. It will deliver essential learning for those working in food hygiene and safety, the retail industry, the meat industry and anyone involved in the preparation of food and will be particularly relevant for Environmental Health Practitioners, Food Safety Trainers and Food Manufacturers.
9:30 Registration and Coffee
10.00 Opening remarks Professor Lisa Ackerley, Food Safety Adviser, British Hospitality Association and Acoura Consulting, Visiting Professor, University of Salford
10:10 Food poisoning update Bob Adak, Head, Gastrointestinal Disease Surveillance, National Infection Service, Centre for Infectious Disease Surveillance and Control
10.40 New regulations and new rules – the impact of sentencing guidelines a case study Kathryn Gilbertson, (Business Defence) Greenwoods Solicitors LLP and Professor David Travers QC, 6 Pump Court
11:10 Questions and Answers
11.40 The Childhood Obesity Strategy Wan Mak, Head of Nutrition and Dietetics, Sodexo UK & Ireland portion control
12:10 Industry response to the Obesity Strategy Sue Howlett, Food Technical and Quality Systems Manager, WSH
12.40 Questions and Answers
13.40 Counter Fraud Good Practice: what the food and drink industry can learn from other sectors Eoghan Daly, Manager, Forensic and Counter Fraud Services, Crowe Clark Whitehill
14.10 Fish and sustainability - fraud and how to tackle it? Martin Gill, Managing Director, Acoura Marine
14.40 Regulating our future Nina Purcell, Director of Wales and Local Delivery, Food Standards Agency
15:30 Regulating our future - panel session and debate Lisa Ackerley, chair; Nina Purcell, Consumer board chair; Darryl Thomson, Head of Safety, Mitchells & Butlers; Euan MacAuslan, Senior Training Advisor, The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea; Jenny Morris, Food Safety Advisor, Morrjen Consulting Ltd
16.10 Questions and Answers
16.30 Closing remarks
Programme, timings and speakers are subject to change
RSPH members and Special Interest Group members £150 (early bird £115)
Public sector and charities £175 (early bird £142)
Private sector £235 (early bird £195)
Book before 31 March 2016 to get early bird rates on all fees
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Places are limited and on a first come, first served basis.
Cheques must be made payable to RSPH. Please note, places are guaranteed only upon receipt of payment and payments must be received by RSPH 4 weeks prior to the conference.
Cancellation: Substitutions can be made at any time. If notification is received 8 weeks prior to the course, a full refund will be made minus an administration charge of £40. Cancellations received after this time will receive no refund. Please note that notification of cancellation must be made in writing. The organisers reserve the right to change the timings and/or identity of the speakers.
For enquiries please call Jess Davies on 020 7265 7314 or email.Download the booking form