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Feb 28, 2014, 08:00


Feb 28, 2014, 09:00


United States

SGS Breakfast Session on Allergen Control & Management


SGS will host an exclusive breakfast session on food allergen management at the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Global Conference on 28 February 2014 in Anaheim, California, USA. 


SGS, leading global solution provider in food safety, quality and sustainability is one of the main sponsors of the GFSI Global Conference this year. This international event will take place on 26-28 February 2014 in Anaheim, California, USA. Over a thousand diverse representatives from the food and agriculture industry, such as manufacturers and retailers are expected to attend the conference.  The chosen theme is ‘One World, One Safe Food Supply’.


The SGS breakfast session ‘Allergen Management: an Integral part of a Safe Food Supply Chain’ will take place on 28 February 2014 at 08:00 to 09:00 AM.


In this session, attendees will hear perspectives and practices from experts representing Wal-Mart, Cargill and the University of Nebraska who will speak about how allergen management, one of the fastest growing consumer trends and concerns, is implemented in their organizations as an integral part of food safety practices. The speakers will discuss topics such as:


-        Practical challenges and the best control practices

-        Allergen risk management and the role of allergen thresholds

-        The importance of effective supplier assurance schemes in allergen management

-       The latest regulations and challenges of implementation

-       Current advances in allergen testing and detection

-       Food allergen management through GFSI-approved standards.


Attendance at the GFSI Global Conference is required for admittance to the breakfast session. Please sign up on the Global Food Safety Conference website. The registered delegates will further be invited to confirm their attendance at the breakfast session.


For more details, please contact:


Outi Helena Armstrong

SGS SA, 1 place des Alpes

CH-1211 Geneva, Switzerland

T: +41 22 739 9161