8th Workshop on Food Allergen Methodologies May 5 – 8, 2014
The Bureau of Chemical Safety in Health Canada’s Food Directorate and the Food Allergy Research and Resource Program (FARRP) are sponsoring the Eighth Workshop on Food Allergen Methodologies to take place in Vancouver, BC Canada on May 5 – 8, 2014.
As a follow-up to the 2012 workshop organized by Health Canada and FARRP, the Eighth Workshop on Food Allergen Methodologies aims at increasing consultation, information exchange, and harmonization in the area of food allergens and analytical methods for food allergens.
The Eighth Workshop on Food Allergen Methodologies aims at gathering scientists, chemists, analysts and other representatives from government agencies, university, industry and consumer associations, to discuss issues related to detection, identification, characterization, and control of allergen residues in foods.
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Various topics to be discussed:
- Method development / evaluation and validation/harmonization
- Risk assessment / risk management – Impact on methodology development
- Development of reference materials
- International approaches
- Approaches to regulation/control of food allergen
- Impact of processing on food allergen detection
A poster session will be held on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Abstracts are due Friday, Feb 7, 2014 to Pat Gergen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Special Registration - Food Product Manufacturers session specific
Sessions - Food Allergen Test Kit Demonstrations and Reception - Tuesday, May 6, 2014 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. and New Analytical Development Poster Session, Wednesday, May 7, 2010 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Both sessions for $50.00 Registration due by May 4, 2010..D
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- Government, Educational and Consumer group representatives $ USD
- Industry and other representatives $ USD
- Food Product Mfg. Special Reg. $ USD
For additional information contact:
Pat Gergen, FARRP
University of Nebraska
The workshop will be held at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Reservations should be made directly with the hotel by calling 1.800.663.9255 or 1.604.893.7120. A special room rate of $ CAD plus tax for single or double occupancy is being offered to workshop participants. Please ask for the Food Allergen Methodology Workshop group rate. The hotel cut-off date is Monday, , 2014. After this date reservations will be accepted on the basis of space and rate availability.
- Hotel Phone: 1.604.893.7120
- Hotel Direct Toll-Free: 1.800.663.9255
- Hotel Toll-Free (Central Reservations): 1.800.325.3535