New schemes supporting food safety and consumers in Europe: a voice from the FoodSafety4EU platform

6th ISEKI-Food International Conference – Post-Conference event

25 June 2021 | 14.00 – 15.30 CEST
Online Event | Free Participation

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Food safety is a top priority for the European Commission, whose policies aim at ensuring a high level of protection of human life and consumers’ interests in relation to food, while guaranteeing an effective functioning of the internal market.
However, when risk communication is not effective enough, it can have a negative impact on citizens’ trust in risk management decisions. The new Transparency Regulation (2019/1381) is a direct response to recent consumer concerns on the transparency of the process of safety assessment of our foods and is expected to drive the Food Safety System towards a more effective risk communication between Commission, EFSA, Member states, and public stakeholders.

This workshop is intended as an interactive discusssion on the impact of the new provisions of the Transparency Regulation calling for an integrated framework for risk communication by EU food safety risk assessors and risk managers at Union and national level. Panelists representing the main categories of Food Safety actors (Food Safety Agencies, food scientists, food business operators, consumers) will dicuss with the audience during an interactive round table.

Under the edge of the new Transparency Regulation, the EU-funded FoodSafety4EU project will design, develop and release a multi-stakeholder platform for the future European Food Safety System (FSS) to enable them to access resources and data efficiently, synchronise food safety research strategies, share and exchange scientific knowledge and contribute to transparent communication regarding the FSS.

The outcomes of the discussion will be made available on the FoodSafety4EU website

The full agenda is available here: https://bit.ly/3g3oSp3

Registrations are closed but you can watch the live streaming event on our Facebook page! Moreover, you can join the roundtable discussion using Sli.do (slido.com) and enter the code #FS4EU.

21 hours ago

🇪🇺 The European Commission has recently published a working document on 💡Drivers of food security 👉 Full document: ow.ly/nZG450MAU9u ... See MoreSee Less
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A warm welcome to a new high-level member of the FS4EU family!🤝SAFE- Safe Food Advocacy Europe is now officially a #SupportingPartner of our multistakeholder #platform 🤩"We need to join as many voices and forces as possible to ensure that the 🇪🇺 food sector is safe for consumers and our environment" ... See MoreSee Less
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📢 Hey, do you know what's new in the #foodsafety sector?!🔴 The January #FS4EUpdates are OUT NOW! Opportunities, news and events are waiting for you!👉 Have a look & download it here ow.ly/aIgk50Msz62 ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

Have you considered #insects on your #newyearseve menu? Crispy cricket appetizers? 🦗🎄 Or larva powder gingerbread man? 🍪 ⛄Ok, we might have to wait a while before insects become part of traditional dishes served at holiday season. But it is now possible❗ In recent years, the European Commission has authorised 3 insects on the food market: yellow mealworm larva, migratory locusts and house crickets. But only after a #SafetyAssessment performed by the European Food Safety Authority. So yes, those insects are safe to eat! Next Christmas maybe?🎄If there is anything your want to know about insects or other #novelfood, just #AskTheExpert ⁉️👉 Share your questions in the comments or in our survey at ow.ly/o7jO50MawGH ... See MoreSee Less
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