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SAFE Announcements and Events:

  • SAFE speakers at EFSA Risk Assessment Research Assembly. 7 Feb 2018

    The President of the SAFE consortium Executive Board, Begoña Pérez Villarreal of AZTI, and past SAFE consortium Secretary General, past president of the SAFE Executive Board and current Executive Board member, Oddur M. Gunnarsson of Matis Ltd. are invited speakers at the 2018 EFSA Event on Risk Assessment taking place in Utrecht (NL) on 7 February 2018.

    This event will bring together research funders, policy/decision makers and leading food safety organisations.

    The aim of the event is to stimulate new partnerships in food safety risk assessment research to safeguard public health and highlight the importance of public funding.

    Link here to more information, including registration details.

  • SAFE Special Issue in TIFS. Spring 2018

    SAFE consortium members will publish a Special Issue of Trends in Food Science &Technology in spring 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 spring 2018. Stay tuned for further information. 



     

  • SAFE Executive Board and Member Meetings 2018-21 February

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

    Wednesday 21 February at 11H 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 Katherine Flynn 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.

     

Memberships

Become a member

Become a member
Membership in the European Association for Food Safety, SAFE consortium is open to any organisation that


1. provides research, development & innovation or other technology-related services related to food safety.

2. is managerially independent.

3. is of high scientific excellence.

4. wants to participate in the SAFE mission of Keeping Food Safety on the Agenda

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Benefits of Membership

BenefitsThe Benefits of a SAFE consortium Membership:

 

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DiSBA (Italy)

The Department of Bio-Agrifood Sciences (DiSBA) is one of the 7 Departments of the scientific network of the Italian National Research Council (CNR). The activities managed by the Department are performed in 9 Institutes, spread over the whole national territory and involving over 700 personnel.

DiSBA has been a member of the SAFE consortium since 2002.

 

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AZTI-Tecnalia (Spain)

aztiAZTI-Tecnalia is a non-profit private foundation committed to the social and economical development of the marine environment and food sector and is part of Tecnalia Corporation (www.tecnalia.es). The Food Research Division at AZTI is aimed at improving the quality, productivity and innovation of food products and processes. It offers applied R&D on (i) Food Safety and Biodetection (ii) New Food Products (iii) Novel Technologies (iv) Sustainability of the Food Chain.

AZTI-Tecnalia has been a member of the SAFE consoritum since 2007.

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College of Biotechnology of the Catholic University of Portugal (Portugal)

esbESB-UCP is the College of Biotechnology of the Catholic University of Portugal. It is the country's leading supplier of research and education in Food Science and Technology, with more than 25 scientists on its staff and a 20 year track record in research and teaching. ESB is lcoated in Porto and is one of the major institutions in Portugal in food safety.

ESB has been a member of the SAFE consortium since 2007.

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Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences of SUA Nitra (Slovak Republic)

The Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences (FBFS) is one of the 6 faculties of the Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra in Slovak Republic.

The Faculty was established in 2002 and launched its activities on January 1 2003. This young but progressive Faculty is dedicated to educate qualified  experts specialized to understand and manage biological, chemical, technological and economic sciences focused on modern processes of food production, evaluation and processing as well as specific biotechnological products. The main goal is to achieve the biological and technological integrity of the „agricultural product - food system.“

Research tasks at the FBFS are performed in 3 fields:

  • Food Sciences
  • Agrobiotechnology
  • Applied Biology

The Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences (FBFS) of the Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra has been a member of SAFE consortium since January 2018.

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