Fresenius, 20 Jun - 21 Jun 2018, Cologne, Germany

Start DateJune 20, 2018 at 9:00:00 AM GMT+01:00
End DateJune 21, 2018 at 5:00:00 PM GMT+01:00
LocationCologne, Germany
Event TypeConference
Fera AreAttending, Exhibiting, and Speaking

7th International Fresenius Conference "Residues of Food Contact Materials in Food"

20 Jun - 21 Jun 2018, Leonardo Royal Hotel Köln - Am Stadtwald, Cologne/Germany

Malcolm Driffield, manager of a team involved in food contact materials (FCMs) and migration here at Fera, will be speaking at this food industry event on "Comprehensive analysis of the total migrate: Solvents vs. simulants vs. foods"

Malcolm Driffield Profile

You can also expect a range of topics being explored including:

Risk management and risk assessment updates

  • European Union update on food contact materials (FCM)
  • EFSA’s recent activities in the area of FCM
  • European monitoring on MOH

Enforcement landscape

  • Danish control and inspection of FCM establishments – organisation and performance of the inspection

Analytics for non-harmonised FCM

  • Barriers of activated carbon to protect the food against contamination from recycled paperboard
  • Test methods for FCM: current technical challenges and developments

Alternatives to per- and polyfluorinated substances

  • Safety and compliance of alternative coatings

Toxicological tests/bioassay methods

  • Can bioassays replace the toxicity tests called for in the tiered EFSA approach to risk assessment of FCM?

For more information about the event and to book your place click the link below:

Fresenius 2018 information

Non-Intentionally Added Substances

Non-Intentionally Added Substances

Non-Intentionally Added Substances (NIAS) are chemical compounds that are present in food contact material but have not been added for a technical reason during the production process.

Contaminant Testing

Contaminant Testing

Our experts focus on the scientific research relating to intentionally added food components and to those arising from chemical changes during food processing, bioactive chemicals and natural toxicants.

HorizonScan From Fera

Authenticity Testing

Fera's analysts use industry leading techniques and cutting edge technologies to ensure compliance with food safety regulations, protecting public health and traceability.