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Conference - Fresh thinking on food

Food Standards Scotland is holding its first conference, Fresh Thinking on Food, on Wednesday 28 March 2018 at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh.

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Food Standards Scotland held ts first conference, Fresh Thinking on Food, on Wednesday 28 March 2018 at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh.

The event featured presentations from renowned speakers from across the globe who spoke about a range of food-related topics, from food crime to nutrition, and from emerging trends to food safety. This was an interesting that give us all some fresh perspectives to help shape our thinking and policy development.

Expert speakers included:

  • Sir Kenneth Calman - Keynote
  • Ewan MacDonald- Russell (Scottish Retail Consortium) - Impact of Brexit on Food Retailing
  • Alastair Graham (Kantar TNS) - Emerging Trends in Consumer Attitudes to Food
  • Paul Willgoss (Marks & Spencer) - Challenges & Opportunities 
  • Alison Tedstone (Public Health England) - A Structural Approach to Reformulation
  • Malcolm Copland (Greggs PLC) - Encouraging Healthier Food-On-The-Go Options
  • Eric Marin (Food Fraud Network) - The EU Food Fraud Network
  • Leena Rasanen (Finnish Food Safety Authority) - Rating of Food Control Results in the EU
  • Daniel Kleinberg (Scottish Government) - Scotland’s New Diet & Obesity Strategy
  • Erin Kappelhof (Eat Well Global) - Health Influencers and Food Choice
  • Peter Gerner-Smidt (US Centers for Disease Control) - Whole Genome Sequencing & Food Safety
  • Peter Van der Logt (Ministry for Primary Industries, NZ) - Risk Assessment as an Input to Regulatory Decision Making

Visit our Speakers page to find out more about them. 

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Speaker Presentations

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Attending the event

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