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The Benefits of a SAFE Consortium Membership

Benefits

The scientific subgroups

The scientific subgroups

The SAFE Database of Expertise

TUBITAK-MAM 4th International Congress on Food and Nutrition together with the SAFE Consortium 3rd International Congress on Food Safety was a big success

The MAITRE project

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Call of Interest for SAFE members: Food Allergens

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SAFE Announcements and Events:

  • Global Food Safety Summit: 9-10 Sept 2014

    SAFE consortium is a media partner at this exciting and timely event: The E.N.G. 9th Annual Summit on Global Food Safety. SAFE members enjoy a discounted registration.

     

  • 2014 SAFE Event and AGM: 17 September 2014. PLACES AVAILABLE.

    Mark your calendars now for 17 SEPTEMBER 2014 when the SAFE consortium will organise its annual Event and annual General Meeting at the Hotel Leopold in Brussels.

    This year the SAFE Event is Food Integrity: Beyond Authenticity and Safety, including food adulteration, food fraud, country of origin questions and confirmation of genuine foods. Registration is free but places are limited. Download the registration form here. THERE ARE STILL SOME PLACES AVAILABLE so register now.

     

  • SAFE in Food Outbreak Forum - 24 Sept 2014

    The SAFE consortium has been invited to participate in a Food Outbreak Roundtable organised by FoodProductionDaily.com and FoodQualityNews.com. The core of the discussion will be weighing the answer to this question, 'What's the best way to minimize risk of exposure from foodborne illness outbreaks?' The Roundtable will be broadcast on September 24. Information on how to register coming soon.

    Representing SAFE will be the Chair of the Executive Board, Begoña Pérez Villarreal. She will be joined by Food Safety experts from EFSA, the US FDA and several universities. Stay tuned for information on how to listen to this timely and informative 1 hr discussion.

     

  • Food Safety Implications of Climate Change and Climate Variability: 24-25 Sept 2014

    SAFE is co-organising this interesting and timely event together with the Joint Research Programming Initiative on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change – FACCE-JPI , with the contribution of Romanian SAFE member Institutul de Bioresurse Alimentare – IBA , and the support of the Romanian Government. The Workshop will be the second exploratory workshop within the 2014-2015 Implementation Plan of the FACCE-JPI Strategic Research Agenda.

    A printable announcement for the Workshop can be downloaded here.

    There is no cost to attend the workshop, but spaces are limited so register today. The registration form can be downloaded here.

    Photo Credit: Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach
  • SAFE Executive Board Meetings 2014

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    The date of the next SAFE consortium EB meeting has not been set.

    The previousSAFE consortium EB meeting was June 6 2014. It was electronic.

    The previous SAFE consortium EB meeting was May 26 2014. It was electronic.

    The previous SAFE consortium EB meeting was MONDAY 13 March 2014. It was electronic.

     

    Log in as a SAFE member to download the agenda of upcoming EB meetings. Once logged in, the agenda and minutes of all 2014 EB meetings become available as an article in Past Events.

    Agendas and Minutes from previous years are also available as separate articles in Past Events.

    You will also find Agendas and Minutes from the  AGM.

     

    Please visit Past Events to find the 2013 schedule of EB meetings.

     

    See current members of the SAFE Executive Board here.

     

     

Welcome!

Welcome to the web site of the European Association for Food Safety, the SAFE consortium. We are a platform of research bodies: Institutes, Universities, National and International Societies and Research Groups and Departments within these institutions. SAFE is an international non-profit organisation acting as an independent spokesman for food safety research in Europe to the benefit of the public.

2014 SAFE Event and AGM: 17 September 2014. PLACES AVAILABLE.

Mark your calendars now for 17 SEPTEMBER 2014 when the SAFE consortium will organise its annual Event and annual General Meeting at the Hotel Leopold in Brussels.

This year the SAFE Event is Food Integrity: Beyond Authenticity and Safety, including food adulteration, food fraud, country of origin questions and confirmation of genuine foods. Registration is free but places are limited. Download the registration form here. THERE ARE STILL SOME PLACES AVAILABLE so register now.

 

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New SAFE Publication: Improving Food Safety

SAFE consortium announces its newest publication,

"Improving Food Safety with Alternative, Sustainable and Low-Cost Tools, Methods and Approaches: Priority Topics in the EU".

 

Here, food safety experts from SAFE member institutes throughout the EU and Associated Countries present four key topics for research consideration. SAFE members view food safety broadly, from consumer sciences and nutrition through toxicology and microbiology. In all its forms, SAFE consortium aims to keep food safety on the agenda in future Horizon 2020 Work Programmes.

Download a pdf of the SAFE publication here.

View the SAFE publication on ISSUU here.

SAFE in Food Outbreak Forum - 24 Sept 2014

The SAFE consortium has been invited to participate in a Food Outbreak Roundtable organised by FoodProductionDaily.com and FoodQualityNews.com. The core of the discussion will be weighing the answer to this question, 'What's the best way to minimize risk of exposure from foodborne illness outbreaks?' The Roundtable will be broadcast on September 24. Information on how to register coming soon.

Representing SAFE will be the Chair of the Executive Board, Begoña Pérez Villarreal. She will be joined by Food Safety experts from EFSA, the US FDA and several universities. Stay tuned for information on how to listen to this timely and informative 1 hr discussion.

 

Read Article

Food Safety Implications of Climate Change and Climate Variability: 24-25 Sept 2014

SAFE is co-organising this interesting and timely event together with the Joint Research Programming Initiative on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change – FACCE-JPI , with the contribution of Romanian SAFE member Institutul de Bioresurse Alimentare – IBA , and the support of the Romanian Government. The Workshop will be the second exploratory workshop within the 2014-2015 Implementation Plan of the FACCE-JPI Strategic Research Agenda.

A printable announcement for the Workshop can be downloaded here.

There is no cost to attend the workshop, but spaces are limited so register today. The registration form can be downloaded here.

Photo Credit: Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach

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READ The SAFE consortium Strategic Vision Document, "Keeping Food Safety on the Agenda"

The SAFE consortium has published its strategic Vision Document,

Keeping Food Safety on the Agenda.

The document was presented in Brussels on 4 June 2013 to an audience of food safety experts from academia, industry, consumer groups, government and policy makers.

View the document here.

SAFE members may download the document by logging in as a member, going to Past Events, and to the AGM 2013 article.

 

 

SAFE News

SAFE is Stakeholder Consultant for H2020 Work Programme

SAFE consortium participated in the recent stakeholder consultation for the European Commission H2020 Societal Challenge 2 "Food Secutriy, Sustainable Agriculture, Marine, Maritime and Inland Water Research and the Bioeconomy"

 

SAFE in FoodQualityNews.com

The SAFE consortium document on Priority Topics in the EU has been covered by this Food Safety and Quality publication.

Read the article which includes an interview with the Chair of the SAFE Executive Board, Begoña Pérez Villarreal, here.

New SAFE Publication: Improving Food Safety

SAFE consortium announces its newest publication,

"Improving Food Safety with Alternative, Sustainable and Low-Cost Tools, Methods and Approaches: Priority Topics in the EU".

 

Here, food safety experts from SAFE member institutes throughout the EU and Associated Countries present four key topics for research consideration. SAFE members view food safety broadly, from consumer sciences and nutrition through toxicology and microbiology. In all its forms, SAFE consortium aims to keep food safety on the agenda in future Horizon 2020 Work Programmes.

Download a pdf of the SAFE publication here.

View the SAFE publication on ISSUU here.

Call of Interest to SAFE members: Collaborations for H2020 proposals

Profit from the expertise of the 13 institutes and hundreds of scientists in the SAFE consortium.

Log in as a SAFE member and visit Projects. You will find an article 'H2020 Collaborations' with information on the calls our members are interested in, their call-related areas of expertise and their contact information.

Find your ideal partners today!

Minutes of the 6 June SAFE EB Meeting Available

Please log in as a SAFE member and visit Events, Past Events to find an artilce with the agenda and minutes of all recent SAFE Executive Board meetings.

SAFE Video

Chair of the SAFE Executive Board, Begoña Pérez Villarreal, opens the June 4 2013 SAFE event, "Cooking up a storm: Where now for food safety in Europe?".

See the 5 minute video here.

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Interesting Notes

Do you work for a SAFE consortium member institute?

 

Register as an Individual Member of the SAFE consortium and access Member's Only pages including downloads of documents and presentations, plus receive SAFE announcements directly by email !

 

Registration is simple. Send an email to the SAFE Scientific Secretary, katherine.flynn@safeconsortium.org, from your institution email address and include your three Food Safety interests.

 

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