Food contact materials seminar – Savona (3/3/2016)

On 3rd March 2016, I will participate as speaker in an interesting event organised by the Chemical Labs of the Chamber of Commerce of Torino and Savona. The event will be in Savona and the language Italian.

I will speak about food business operators liability, sanctions provided by the national regulatory framework, safety concerns related to food packaging and case studies from the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF).

There will be speeches from the competent sanitary authority about official controls on the market, with Davide Bordonaro and Paola Sfacteria, and case studies from the industry and the retailers: I am sure that my friend Bruno Simonetta will give you a great overview about the complexity you have to face managing hundreds of different materials at retail stage.

You can view the full program and details for subscriptions here.

Food Information to Consumer Seminar – IZS Brescia

Tomorrow 19 October 2015, I will be in Brescia for a seminar on the Food Information to Consumer Regulation (Regulation (EU) No. 1169/2011) organized by the public laboratory IZS Lombardia and Emilia Romagna “Bruno Ubertini” and destined to competent authorities, veterinarians, biologists and sanitary professionals in general.

The seminar will be introduced by Prof. Carlo Bottari and my excellent friend Prof. Pietro Manzini (University of Bologna) will do a brief overview over the decisions of the European Court of Justice on food labelling matters in the last 20 years. After that I will offer a complete explanation about the content of the Regulation, about the actual situation regarding the sanctions regime in Italy and the latest clarification received from the EU Commission and our Ministries.

Here you can download the full program.

I will be happy to share a coffee with anyone will be in Brescia tomorrow!