10th International Akademie Fresenius Conference "Residues of Food Contact Materials in Food" +++ONLINE CONFERENCE+++

24 Jun - 25 Jun 2021, Online Conference | Die Akademie Fresenius GmbH

10th International Akademie Fresenius Conference "Residues of Food Contact Materials in Food" +++ONLINE CONFERENCE+++

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Overview

+++ ONLINE CONFERENCE +++

Highlights

Risk management and risk assessment updates

  • European Union update on food contact materials (FCM) in foodstuffs
  • Inception impact assessment of the roadmap for revising the EU FCM Regulations – perspective of the authority and industry side
  • EFSA’s recent activities in the area of FCM

Sustainability aspects

  • Dissolution based recycling, risk assessment of rPlastic issued from this technology
  • Chemical recycling for FCM – an industry position

Perfluoro compounds in FCM

  • Use of epidemiological data to derive a tolerable weekly intake for PFAS
  • PFAS analysis in food contact materials – a laboratory view

Safety and analytical aspects

  • Full assessment of paper and board including IAS and NIAS – an update
  • NIAS assessment for non-plastic FCM
  • Risk assessment of NIAS in printing inks for FCM
  • Analysis of microplastics in food and FCM – pitfalls and perspectives

Test methods and follow-up on MOH 

  • Update on activities of the EC Joint Research Centre
  • The German mineral oil ordinance approach – an appropriate way to increase consumer safety?

Who do you meet?

Groups that should take part:

Managing directors, boards of directors, managers, consultants and scientists in the fields of: 

  • Analysis 
  • Quality assurance & control 
  • Product safety 
  • Raw material control 
  • Regulatory affairs & support 
  • Research & development 
  • Toxicology

Sectors that should take part: 

  • Food and beverage industry
  • Food trade 
  • Packaging industry 
  • Food inspection offices 
  • Laboratories 
  • Research institutes 
  • Authorities 
  • Professional associations


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Programme

PLEASE NOTE: The indicated times refer to Central European Summer Time CEST. 

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Thursday, 24 June 2021

Morning Session 10:45 – 13:30 CEST

Welcoming address by Akademie Fresenius and introduction by the Chairs

Laurence Castle, Member of the EFSA FAF Panel

Peter K.T. Oldring, Sherwin Williams, UK

Dieter Schrenk, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany

Risk management and risk assessment updates

European Union update on FCM in foodstuffs: Update on the REFIT exercise and other activities

Representative of the European Commission or from a Member State authority (confirmed)

Inception impact assessment of the roadmap for revising the EU FCM Regulations – the Danish view on the ideas

Mette Holm, Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Denmark

Industry viewpoints on the inception impact assessment of the roadmap for revising the EU FCM Regulations

Peter K.T. Oldring, Sherwin Williams, UK and Jan Cardon, European Carton Makers Association (ECMA), Belgium

EFSA’s activities in the area of FCM

Ellen Van Haver, European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Italy

Afternoon Session 14:30 – 17:15 CEST

Test methods and follow-up on MOH

Update on activities of the EC Joint Research Centre

Eddo Hoekstra, European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC), Italy

The German mineral oil ordinance approach – an appropriate way to increase consumer safety?

  • Outdated basis for assessment
  • Fragmented national approach
  • Disregarding minimisation success and initiatives
  • Ignoring European sustainability pathway 

Frank Heckel, Food Chemistry Institute (LCI) of the Association of the German Confectionary Industry (BDSI), Germany

Sustainability aspects

Dissolution based recycling, risk assessment of rPlastic issued from this technology

Martin Schlummer, Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging (IVV), Germany

Chemical recycling for food contact materials – an industry position

Diego Lugagne, The Coca-Cola Company, Belgium

Friday, 25 June 2021

Morning Session 9.50 – 12:15 CEST

Perfluoro compounds in FCM

Use of epidemiological data to derive a tolerable weekly intake for PFASs

Ron Hoogenboom, Wageningen Food Safety Research, The Netherlands

PFAS analysis in food contact materials – a laboratory view

Stephan Lebertz, SGS INSTITUT FRESENIUS, Germany

Safety and analytical aspects

Recycled paperboard: Strategies to keep migration at a tolerable level

Konrad Grob, retired from Official Control Authority of the Canton of Zurich, Switzerland

Food compliance for paper & board FCM – how to analyse IAS and NIAS

  • Check of composition and ingredients
  • Worst case vs. real food contact 
  • Calculation vs. analysis
  • Simulation and extraction vs. food migration
  • Examples and pitfalls from daily compliance work of IAS and NIAS
  • Other countries, other rules: example France vs. Germany

Antje Harling, Papiertechnische Stiftung (PTS), Germany

NIAS assessment for non-plastic FCM 

Thomas Gude, SQTS Swiss Quality Testing Services, Switzerland

Afternoon Session 13:15 – 15:15 CEST

Printing inks for food packaging

  • Current situation in printing inks for food packaging
  • Communication of printing ink manufacturers to printers and converters
  • Risk assessment of Non-Intentionally Added Substances (NIAS) in printing inks for food contact materials

Josef Sutter, hubergroup Deutschland, Germany

Strategies for analysing NIAS

Cristina Nerin, University of Zaragoza, Spain

Analysis of microplastics in food and FCM – pitfalls and perspectives

  • What is the best method to determine microparticles in food and FCM, overview of the state-of-the-art microplastic analysis and it’s advantages and disadvantages
  • Which FCM has been found to generate microplastics so far?
  • Present situation towards regulation and risk assessment

Darena Schymanski, Chemical and Veterinary Analytical Institute Münsterland-Emscher-Lippe (CVUA-MEL), Germany

End of the online conference

Speakers

We have already received confirmations from the following speakers - with more expected shortly.

Name

Company

Cardon

Jan Cardon

European Carton Makers Association (ECMA), Belgium

Jan Cardon is a Commercial Engineer and he has been working in different positions for paper and board converting associations, both at the Belgian and European level since 1989. Currently he is Technical Advisor of ECMA and from the staff side in charge of the ECMA Food Safety Committee. Within this platform of committed senior experts, the FCM related sector positions are defined and guidance is provided for the membership.

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Castle

Laurence Castle

Member of the EFSA FAF Panel

Laurence Castle has been active in the field of FCM for many years. He is a member of the EFSA Working Group on FCM where he was the Chair from 2014 to 2017. Since 2018 he has been a member of the EFSA FAF Panel.

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Grob

Konrad Grob

retired from Official Food Control Authority of the Canton of Zurich, Switzerland

Konrad Grob retired as a Chemical Analyst of the Official Food Control Authority of the Canton of Zurich in 2019. He is an expert in risk assessment at the CEP Panel of EFSA, in several EFSA working gropus and in the Bedarfsgegenständekommission of the German BfR.

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Gude

Thomas Gude

SQTS Swiss Quality Testing Services, Switzerland

Thomas Gude has been the Deputy Head of SQTS, Switzerland, for over 13 years. He is heading the laboratories dealing with food and non-food analysis as well as with risk assessments.

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Harling

Antje Harling

Papiertechnische Stiftung (PTS), Germany

Antje Harling is a Food Chemist and the Division Manager of Materials Testing and Analytics at the Papiertechnische Stiftung (PTS) in Heidenau. She has several years of experience in research and laboratory leadership of an official food control laboratory. She is an appointed member of the German BfR Committee for Consumer Products and BfR paper committee.

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Heckel

Frank Heckel

Food Chemistry Institute (LCI) of the Association of the German Confectionaery Industry (BDSI), Germany

Frank Heckel is a Food Chemist and is the Head of Institute and Director of the Food Chemistry Institute (LCI) of the Association of the German Confectionary Industry (BDSI) since 2019. His predominant research areas are food safety (e. g. contaminants and process contaminants), food quality and instrumental analytics, primarily in the fields of cocoa, confectionery, fine bakery wares and savory snacks. He has several years of experience in research and laboratory leadership at Eurofins and Tetra Pak.

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Hoekstra

Eddo Hoekstra

European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC), Italy

Eddo Hoekstra is a Scientific Officer in the Food and Feed Compliance Unit at the Health, Consumers and Reference Materials Directorate of the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission. He is working in the European Union Reference Laboratory for Food Contact Materials. Before 2009 he was involved in the development of a “European Acceptance Scheme for Construction Materials in contact with Drinking Water”.

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Holm

Mette Holm

Danish Veterinary and Food Administration

Mette Holm is a Biologist and has been working in the Danish Veterinary and Food Administra¬tion since 2006. She is a Senior Scientific Adviser in the Chemicals and Food Quality Division and has been working with chemical substances in food since 2010, especially migration from FCM.

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Hoogenboom

Ron Hoogenboom

Wageningen Food Safety Research, The Netherlands

Ron Hoogenboom is the Assistant Programme Leader Food Contaminants at Wageningen Food Safety Research, dealing with environmental contaminants, pesticides and toxins from moulds, algae and plants. Since 2012 he has been a member of the EFSA CONTAM Panel and was the vice-chair of the WG on PFAS.

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Stephan Lebertz

SGS INSTITUT FRESENIUS, Germany

Stephan Lebertz is a Chemical Engineer and is working since 2010 at SGS INSTITUT FRESENIUS in Germany. He leads the group trace analytics where one basic periodisation is the analysis of emerging contaminants e.g. pharmaceutical residues or PFAS. As being part of the organic “MultiLab” within the Business Line Connectivity & Products, Stephan Lebertz brings different analytical questions regarding different matrices into context.

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Diego Lugagne

The Coca-Cola Company, Belgium

Nerin

Cristina Nerin

University of Zaragoza, Spain

Cristina Nerin is a Full Professor at the University of Zaragoza in Spain and the Director of the University Analytical Research Group (GUIA). She was a Member of the WG Recycling in EFSA's CEP Panel from 2010 to 2018.

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Oldring

Peter K.T. Oldring

Sherwin Williams, UK

Peter K.T. Oldring is a Regulatory Affairs Manager at Sherwin Williams, based in UK and is actively involved in activities to support the can coating business, including chairing various groups such as cross sector group.

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Martin Schlummer

Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging (IVV), Germany

Martin Schlummer is a Business Development Manager of Recycling and the Environment at the Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging (IVV) in Freising. He has been with Fraunhofer-IVV as a research fellow since 1999. As a responsible scientist he was responsible for process development and analytical process evaluation.

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Schrenk

Dieter Schrenk

University of Kaiserslautern, Germany

Dieter Schrenk has been a Professor for Food Chemistry and Environmental Toxicology at the University of Kaiserslautern since 1996. In 2005 he took on the full professorship for Food Chemistry and Toxicology. He joined the EFSA CONTAM Panel in 2003. Since 2018 he has been the Chair of this panel.

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Schymanski

Darena Schymanski

Chemical and Veterinary Analytical Institute Münsterland-Emscher-Lippe (CVUA-MEL), Germany

Darena Schymanski is a Food Chemist and one of the heads of the speciality laboratory in the Department "Special Instrumental Analyses" at the CVUA-MEL in Münster. She is responsible for the analysis of microplastics and nanoparticles, elements and stable isotopes. In 2015 she left the Thuringian State Office for Consumer Protection to join the CVUA-MEL in Münster.

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Sutter

Josef Sutter

hubergroup Deutschland, Germany

Josef Sutter is a Chemist and has been working at hubergroup in several departments since 1985. In 2004 he became Product Manager for inks for food packaging and in 2012 he took over the product management packaging inks offset Europe & metal decoration inks.

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Ellen Van Haver

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Italy

Ellen Van Haver is a Bio-Engineer in Chemistry and has been working as a Scientific Officer at EFSA since 2003. She was first working in the GMO Unit before joining the Food Ingredients and Packaging Unit to deal with the risk assessment of FCM applications.

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Venue

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Prices & Services

Participation Fee: € 895.00 plus VAT.

The registration fee includes the following benefits:

  •     Participation in the Online Conference
  •     Conference documentation (available after the conference via download from our website)
  •     Certificate of attendance


Representatives of an authority or a public university are therefore eligible for a reduced fee of € 495.00 plus VAT per person (please provide evidence). The reduced fee cannot be combined with other rebates.

Group reductions

For joint bookings received from one company we grant a 15% discount from the third participant onwards (it doesn’t apply for representatives of an authority or a public university).

Event Documentation

Would you have liked to attend this online live conference, but cannot spare the time?

For the price of € 295.00 plus VAT you can order a complete set of event documentation. A few days after the online conference you will receive the access data for the restricted download section of our website. There you will find all the latest versions of the presentations (subject to the approval of our speakers) as pdf-files in colour and in digital form.

If you are interested, please send an e-mail to infoakademie-fresenius.de

 


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