10th International Akademie Fresenius Conference "Pesticide Residues in Food"

27 Jun - 28 Jun 2019, Dorint Pallas Wiesbaden/Germany

10th International Akademie Fresenius Conference "Pesticide Residues in Food"

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Overview

Of special interest to food chemists: This conference is a training measure recognised by the ZFL (Certification body for advanced food chemistry training) and has been scored with 15 points.

Highlights

Regulatory requirements and challenges

  • General food law and the setting of MRLs
  • Alternative sources of pesticide-related compounds
  • Processing factors: new European database and experience of industry and food control
  • Transfer of biocide residues into food

Monitoring: programmes and challenges

  • EFSA on pesticide residues in food and the assessment of the risk for consumers
  • Experience from India
  • Update on human biomonitoring

Analytical methods and tools: application and developments

  • Highly-sensitive determination of glyphosate and glufosinate in complex food matrices
  • Nanoflow liquid chromatography high resolution mass spectrometry
  • EURL-FV: critical evaluation of supercritical fluid chromatography for pesticide residues analysis

Focus: pesticide metabolites

  • Reprocessing of full scan data
  • Multi-pesticide metabolites screening in plant-derived commodities

Who do you meet?

Professionals working in the fields of:

  • Residue analysis
  • Food chemistry
  • Monitoring
  • Quality assurance and control
  • Product safety
  • Food safety
  • Legal and regulatory affairs
  • Registration
  • Research and development
  • Raw material management

Sectors taking part:

  • Agrochemical industry
  • Food and drink industry
  • Regulatory authorities
  • Food inspection offices
  • Research institutes
  • Scientific consultants
  • Professional associations

 

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Programme

Get-together on Wednesday, 26 June 2019

Will you arrive on Wednesday? Come into the hotel bar at 8 p.m. and meet other participants and experts in a relaxed atmosphere.

Thursday, 27 June 2019

8.30 Registration and coffee

9.00 Welcome address by Akademie Fresenius and introduction by the Chair

Monika Bross, BASF, Germany

Regulatory requirements and challenges

9.10 MRL setting and general food law – issues to be discussed

  • Official controls conducted by Member States
  • Interdependence with general food law
  • Controls conducted by stakeholders

Karsten Hohgardt, Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL), Germany

9.35 Codex Maximum Residue Limits

Annamaria Bruno, formerly Secretariat of the Codex Alimentarius Commission, Italy

10.00 Farmers’ perspective to a sustainable future in crop protection

  • Evaluation of the 1107/2009 impact at farm level
  • New possibilities coming from the fertiliser legislation
  • Roadmap Copa-Cogeca/IBMA towards a new approach in crop protection
  • MRL market mechanism or non-tariff barrier of trade

Luc Peeters, Copa-Cogeca, Belgium

10.25 Panel discussion

10.45 Coffee break

11.15 Biocide residues in food

  • Transfer of biocides into food
  • Case study 1: DEET in hand-picked foods
  • Case study 2: Disinfection by-product chlorate

Kathrin Gottlob, German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), Germany

11.40 Exploring alternative sources of pesticide-related compounds

  • Processing artefacts
  • Soil and water contaminants
  • Contaminants from past pesticide uses
  • Unintentional misuses in organic farming
  • Phytogenic compounds

Michelangelo Anastassiades, EU Reference Laboratory for Pesticides requiring Single Residue Methods (EURL-SRM), CVUA Stuttgart, Germany

12.10 Panel discussion

12.30 Lunch

13.45 U.S. EPA on the derivation and use of processing factors

  • Overview of the U.S. EPA Guideline Processing Studies
  • Processing factor calculation and MRL derivation

Peter Savoia, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), United States of America

14.15 A new European database of processing factors

  • Quality criteria for processing studies and processing factors
  • Representative food processing technologies
  • Transparency and reliability of processing data

Rebekka Scholz, German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), Germany

14.40 Short break

14.55 Experiences of an official food control laboratory in the assessment of residues in processed food

  • Legal requirements
  • Possibilities to deal with residues in processed food

Magnus Jezussek, Bavarian Health and Food Safety Authority, Germany

15.20 Processing factors - industry view

Julie Roïz, FEDIOL, Belgium

15.45 Panel discussion

16.15 Coffee break

Monitoring: programmes and challenges

Chair

Caroline Harris, Exponent, United Kingdom

16.45 The EFSA pesticide residues activities

  • Proposals for setting/reviewing MRLs
  • Assessment of the risk for consumers
  • Challenges ahead

Maria Anastassiadou, European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Italy

17.10 Interactivity and refinement for pesticide control in the global supply market of the fruit juice industry

  • Voluntary control system of SGF International
  • FRAPP principles
  • Fruit and vegetable juices
  • Pesticide control of import products
  • Proactive survey of legislation and MRL setting

Peter Rinke, SGF/IRMA, Germany

17.35 Panel discussion

18.00 End of first conference day

19.00 Departure time for the evening event

After the first conference day Akademie Fresenius would like to invite you to a leisurely evening at the vineyard of Joachim Flick in the wine-growing region Rheingau. You have the opportunity of better getting to know other participants you met during the day over a relaxed wine tasting and meal. Don’t miss out on this opportunity!

Friday, 28 June 2019

8.30 Welcome address by the Chair

Caroline Harris

8.40 (Dietary) exposure assessment of pesticides through human biomonitoring

  • Biomarker discovery/verification through human volunteer studies
  • Suspect screening of pesticide biomarkers using LC-full scan high resolution MS
  • Residues in 24h duplicate diet vs their biomarkers in 24h urine

Hans Mol, Wageningen Food Safety Research, The Netherlands

9.05 Experience of the National Referral Laboratory (NRL) in India with the implementation of fit for purpose methods for the country’s export promotion

  • Evolution of NRL: 2004 to date
  • Method harmonisation with the EU and across Indian laboratories
  • Sustainable improvements and transition from multiresidue to single residue methods
  • Impact assessment: a few case studies

Kaushik Banerjee, National Research Centre for Grapes, India

9.30 Panel discussion

9.50 Coffee break

Analytical methods and tools: application and developments

Chair

Lutz Alder, formerly German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), Germany

10.10 Evaluation of nanoflow liquid chromatography high resolution mass spectrometry for pesticide residue analysis in food

  • Limits of quantitation in the ng Kg-1 range (ca. 100-fold lower than MRLs)
  • The use of high dilution factors (1:50 or beyond)
  • Matrix effects and matrix-matched calibration

David Moreno-Gonzalez, Leibniz Institute for Analytical Sciences (ISAS), Germany

10.35 Critical evaluation of supercritical fluid chromatography for pesticide residues analysis

  • Reducing ion suppression by using SFC-MS/MS
  • Multiresidue analysis of pesticides using short run times

Víctor Cutillas Juárez, European Union Reference Laboratory for Pesticide Residues in Fruits and Vegetables (EURL-FV), University of Almería, Spain

11.00 Highly-sensitive determination of glyphosate and glufosinate in complex food matrices

  • Overview of recent methods
  • Analytical challenges and requirements
  • Workflow (automated derivatisation, online-ligand exchange-SPE-LC-/MS/MS)
  • Validation of complex matrices

Jörg Konetzki, Institut Kirchhoff Berlin, Germany

11.25 Panel discussion

11.55 Coffee break

Focus: pesticide metabolites

12.15 Disclosure of pesticide metabolites by reprocessing of full scan data

  • Are all my hits for real? Significance of data evaluation after reprocessing
  • Comparison of reprocessed data to validatable scope
  • Regulation still tricky

Friederike Habedank, State Office for Agriculture, Food Safety and Fisheries Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany

12.40 Multi-pesticide metabolites screening in plant-derived commodities

  • Phase I and II metabolism
  • LC-QTOF-MS suspect/target screening
  • Pilot studies (pak choi, broccoli)

Jürgen Kuballa, GALAB Laboratories, Germany

13.05 Occurrence of pesticide metabolites/degradation products in our diet: what does it mean?

Jana Hajšlová, University of Chemistry and Technology Prague, Czech Republic

13.30 Panel discussion

14.00 Lunch and end of the conference

Speakers

Name

Company

Alder

Lutz Alder

formerly German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), Germany

Lutz Alder worked for the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) between 1991 and 2015. In this period, he coordinated the development of official German analytical methods for pesticides. After his retirement in 2015, he continued to work as a convenor for the CEN and started to act as a private consultant.

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Anastassiades

Michelangelo Anastassiades

EU Reference Laboratory for Pesticides requiring Single Residue Methods (EURL-SRM), CVUA Stuttgart, Germany

Michelangelo Anastassiades gained his PhD in pesticide residue analysis. From 2000 to 2002 he worked as a visiting scientist at the USDA. Since 2006 he has been Head of the EU Reference Laboratory for Pesticides using Single Residue Methods.

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Anastassiadou

Maria Anastassiadou

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Italy

Maria Anastassiadou joined EFSA in 2014 and works as a Scientific Officer in EFSA’s Pesticide Residues Unit. She holds a PhD in chemistry and worked for over 16 years as a regulatory scientist in the food safety area.

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Banerjee

Kaushik Banerjee

Indian National Research Centre for Grapes, India

Kaushik Banerjee is heading the National Referral Laboratory for agrochemical residues in India. Over the past two decades, he has been significantly contributing to building holistic food safety and risk assessment systems for various agricultural commodities in India.

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Bross

Monika Bross

BASF, Germany

Monika Bross has been working at BASF Agricultural Center in Limburgerhof for more than 25 years. Within BASF she has been involved in all types of residue and metabolism studies, but also in dietary exposure assessment and the preparation of dossiers for international submissions (EU, US, Asia, Brazil, JMPR). She is member of association expert teams dealing with residue related topics (including MRL setting).

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Annamaria Bruno

formerly Secretariat of the Codex Alimentarius Commission, Italy

Annamaria Bruno worked at the Secretariat of the Codex Alimentarius Commission until 2018 and was responsible for the overall work on standards development and for the work of several Codex Committees.

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Cutillas Juárez

Víctor Cutillas Juárez

European Union Reference Laboratory for Pesticide Residues in Fruits and Vegetables (EURL-FV), University of Almería, Spain

Víctor Cutillas Juárez is a Researcher at the European Union Reference Laboratory for Pesticide Residues in Fruits and Vegetables (EURL-FV) at the University of Almería. His research focuses on the application of supercritical fluid chromatography for the analysis of pesticides in fruit and vegetables.

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Gottlob

Kathrin Gottlob

German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), Germany

Kathrin Gottlob is a Food Chemist. Since 2007 she has been working at the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) evaluating biocide residues in food. She is a member of the ad-hoc working group ARTFood (Assessment of Residue Transfer to Food) which supports the Biocidal Products Committee with issues related to human exposure to biocides through food.

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Habedank

Friederike Habedank

State Office for Agriculture, Food Safety and Fisheries Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany

Friederike Habedank is Head of the department for the analysis of pesticide residues and organic contaminants at the State Office for Agriculture, Food Safety and Fisheries in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. She is an active member of national working groups in the field of residue analysis, e.g. heads the working group for harmonisation of official German methods for plant toxins.

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Hajšlová

Jana Hajšlová

University of Chemistry and Technology Prague, Czech Republic

Jana Hajšlová is the Head of the ISO 17025 accredited laboratory at the Department of Food Analysis and Nutrition of the University of Chemistry and Technology (UCT) Prague. She is responsible for food analysis and chemical food safety courses at the Faculty of Food and Biochemical Technology and currently supervises 15 Ph.D. students. She published 336 peer-reviewed papers on analytical challenges in food quality/safety control and authentication (h-Index 52). She participated in many international and national projects at both scientific and project management levels. She also took part in many other international research activities and established close collaboration with many institutions, including the UN´s WHO and FAO, USDA and the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre. She is the national delegate for the EU HORIZON 2020 Programme Committee ´Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry, Marine, Maritime and Inland Water Research and the Bioeconomy´.

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Harris

Caroline Harris

Exponent, United Kingdom

Caroline Harris is the Centre Director for Chemical Regulation and Food Safety in Exponent International’s UK office. After many years as a Regulator at CRD, she continues to be involved with MRLs, import tolerances and pesticide residues in international trade. She also remains highly active in the field of consumer risk assessment.

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Hohgardt

Karsten Hohgardt

Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL), Germany

Karsten Hohgardt is the Head of the unit responsible for risk management in the field of toxicology and residue behaviour at BVL. Since 2006 he has also been Deputy Head of Department “Plant Protection Products“. His main experience lies in MRL setting and residue behaviour.

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Jezussek

Magnus Jezussek

Bavarian Health and Food Safety Authority, Germany

Magnus Jezussek is a Food Chemist and received his PhD in the field of flavour research. He started his career at the pesticide residue laboratory of the Bavarian Health and Food Safety Authority in 2003 and became Director of the Department for Residues, Contaminants and Consumer Products in 2018. He is member of several national and international working groups, e.g. CEN and EU PT and AQC Advisory Board.

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Konetzki

Jörg Konetzki

Institut Kirchhoff Berlin, Germany

Jörg Konetzki is a Food Chemist and has been working for Institut Kirchhoff Berlin since 2003. As a member of the R&D department he is responsible for the implementation of new analytical methods and the improvement of implemented methods. The main focus of his work is the analysis of contaminants and pesticides.

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Kuballa

Jürgen Kuballa

GALAB Laboratories, Germany

Jürgen Kuballa is a Chemist and Managing Director of GALAB Laboratories. He has been Chair of the German Laboratory Association Fruits and Vegetables (DeLOG) since 2012 and is currently working on the FOODOMICS project which aims at developing a procedure for testing the authenticity of food.

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Mol

Hans Mol

Wageningen Food Safety Research, The Netherlands

Hans Mol is a Senior Scientist at Wageningen Food Safety Research. Focus of his research is on pesticide residues and mycotoxins in food and feed, environment, and on human biomonitoring. Key techniques are chromatography with advanced mass spectrometric detection and rapid MS-based screening methods. He is heading the NRL for pesticides in animal products and is Deputy Head of the EURL for mycotoxins and plant toxins.

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Moreno-Gonzalez

David Moreno-Gonzalez

Leibniz Institute for Analytical Sciences (ISAS), Germany

Peeters

Luc Peeters

Copa-Cogeca, Belgium

Luc Peeters is a member of the BelOrta staff responsible for external relations. Before that, he was a General Manager of the research and development centre for vegetable crops, including responsibility for the implementation of a national food safety monitoring system for fruit and vegetables. He is currently the Chairman of the Copa-Cogeca Working Party on Phytosanitary Questions and a member of the EFSA Stakeholder Consultative Group on Emerging Risks.

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Rinke

Peter Rinke

SGF/IRMA, Germany

Peter Rinke is a Food Chemist and expert for food authenticity and food safety. He is Head of R&D at SGF International, responsible for further development of the global voluntary control system of the fruit juice industry and analytical research.

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Roïz

Julie Roïz

FEDIOL, Belgium

Julie Roïz has been Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Manager at FEDIOL since 2013 where she notably follows food safety files, including pesticide residues.

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Savoia

Peter Savoia

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), United States of America

Peter Savoia is a chemist with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA). He started with the U.S. EPA in 1991 and later joined its Office of Pesticides Programs (OPP) in 2007. With OPP he conducts residue chemistry reviews, dietary exposure analyses, and risk assessments for pesticide registration actions. Peter is also a contributing member of the OPP chemistry, dietary, and risk assessment scientific advisory committees.

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Scholz

Rebekka Scholz

German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR)

Rebekka Scholz is an Analytical Chemist. She joined the BfR in 2014 and worked on the compilation and evaluation of the BfR database for processing factors. From 2016 to 2018, she was involved in creating the EFSA database on processing factors. She also evaluates analytical studies in the context of the approval of plant protection products.

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Participation Fee: € 1,895.00 plus VAT.

The registration fee includes the following benefits:

  • conference participation
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  • lunch
  • coffee breaks and conference beverages
  • the evening event on 27 June 2019

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