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  • Food Safety Culture
  • Foreign Body Detection
  • Food regulations and Compliance
  • In-line Weight Monitoring and Data Capture
  • Food Safety Risk throughout supply chain
  • Packaging integrity and shelf life


Join the event to find out how to stay compliant with food regulations and discover the latest news within the food industry arena.

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Time Topic Speakers
08:30 to 08:45 Arrival and registrations  
08:45 to 09:00 Welcome, introduction and objective of event Ciaran Murphy
09:00 to 09:45 Food Safety and Quality Culture Excellence
How you can measure and improve your safety and quality culture to drive the right behaviours and improve performance
Bertrand Emond
09:45 to 10:15 Foreign body detection
An overview of the various foreign body detection and removal techniques that are commonly employed within the industry. Understand the differences in the technologies employed between metal detection and X-ray inspection and their respective strengths and weaknesses in ensuring your product is free from physical contamination.
Glen Oxborough
10:15 to 10:45 X-rays / Checkweighers / Leak detection systems workshops  
10:45 to 11:00 Network Coffee Break  
11:00 to 11:30 BRC Global Standards Issue 8 : The key changes and what this means for you.
A review of some of the key changes with the new Issue 8 of the BRC Global Standard for Food the reasons for the change and most importantly and insight into what sites need to be doing to ensure compliance.
BRC Global Standards
11:30 to 12:00 In-line weight monitoring and data capture Philip Grove
12:00 to 12:30 X-rays / Checkweighers / Leak detection systems workshops  
12:30 to 13:30 Lunch break  
13:30 to 14:15 Food defense: developing hard controls to mitigate the risk of physical contamination.
Awareness of the need to have a food defense strategy in place is gaining pace in the food industry. Whether these agents are biological, chemical or physical in nature, perpetrators could use multiple agents. This presentation will focus on physical contaminants and the countermeasures needed to counter them.
Martin Anderson
14:15 to 14:45 Packaging integrity and shelf life
Food waste is an increasingly important topic of debate within the media with a keen focus on how products can be packaged to ensure and extend their shelf life. This presentation will look at the issues involved in achieving pack sealing and the technologies that can assist in verifying the integrity of a production process.
Ciaran Murphy
14:45 to 15:30 Q&A and food safety debate