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SAFE Announcements and Events:

Upcoming Events

SAFE Special Issue in TIFS. Autumn 2018

SAFE consortium members will publish a Special Issue of Trends in Food Science &Technology in autumn 2018.

Keeping Food Safety on the Agenda for 15 Years: The SAFE Consortium

There are five food safety themes in the Special Issue, each led by a SAFE member:

  1. The Circular Bioeconomy, by Matis Ltd in Iceland
  2. Safe Nutrients, by IBA in Romania
  3. Emerging Microbial Threats, by CNR-DiSBA in Italy
  4. Chemical Hazards, by AZTI in Spain
  5. Risk Communication, by Nofima in Norway

The release EVENT will take place in Brussels in autumn 2018. Stay tuned for further information. 


Biotechnology and Quality of Raw Materials and Foodstuffs: 17 Sept 2018

The Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences of the Slovak University of Agriculture at Nitra, a SAFE member since January 2018, announces the 13th International Conference on Biotechnology and Quality of Raw Materials and Foodstuffs. SAFE consortium Scientific Secretary will give a Plenary Lecture, Sparking New Life into Food Safety Research.

The conference will take place from 16-19 September 2018 at the Smolenice Castle in Smolenice, Slovak Republic. Sessions include

  • Biotechnology and Molecular Biology
  • Food Design and Innovation
  • Personalized Nutrition and Health
  • Innovation Trends in Food Industry

Abstracts for poster and oral presentations will be accepted until July 31 2018. Following, papers will be published in the Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Food Sciences. See instructions for authors.

Look forward to meeting you there!

SAFE Executive Board and Member Meetings 2018-19 JUNE

The upcoming 2018 meetings of the SAFE consortium Executive Board will be by teleconference in

TUESDAY 19 June at 15H CET

Log in as a SAFE member to download the Agenda and the Minutes of all SAFE EB meetings. Also available are the Agenda and the Minutes of all SAFE Member Meetings, including the Annual General Meetings. Once logged in, these documents become visible as a separate article in Past Events.

If your institution is a SAFE member but you don't have a User Name and Password - send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with your 3 food safety interests and you will be registered.

If your institution is not a SAFE member - you will find information here on how to apply.


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, from your institution email address and include your three Food Safety interests.