International Fresenius Conference "Food Fraud and Food Authenticity"

24 Oct - 25 Oct 2019, Leonardo Royal Hotel Frankfurt/Germany

International Fresenius Conference "Food Fraud and Food Authenticity"

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The finalised programme will be published in just a few weeks' time. I would be happy to send you a copy shortly – free of charge and without further obligation. Simply click on the "Request updates" button on the right.

Please find below an overview with all the latest information. A wide range of presentations awaits you. Here are just some of the topics that we will be covering:


Current situation in Europe

  • Recent and future developments of EU legislation in the field of food fraud
  • JRC’s work on authenticity proof/food detection

Analytical approaches in laboratory and on-side

  • Food authenticity by NMR spectrometry
  • Next-generation sequencing – possibilities and limitations
  • Mobile food fraud detection devices and USP guidance for non-target methods

IT tools for authenticity

  • Predictive tools and supply chain tools 

Practical application/examples from the sectors

  • Rapid authentication of coffee blends
  • Food profiling – the value to assure food authenticity rather than to investigate for food fraud – experience from the Swiss market
  • Identification of animal species used in industrial meat products
  • Guidance document towards food authenticity, an initiative of ILSI Europe

Competent authorities on current developments in EU-Member State countries

  • Current status of the National Reference Centre for Authentic Food in Germany
  • Food crime matters – the UK response to dishonesty in food supply chain

Who do you meet?

Groups that should take part:

Managing directors, boards of directors, members of supervisory boards, managers and employees in the field of

  • Quality control
  • Analysis
  • Research and development
  • Legal and regulatory affairs
  • Marketing
  • Food science
  • Technology

Sectors that should take part:

Managing directors and general managers, specialists and executives from

  • Food industry, e.g. manufacturers of food products, ingredient suppliers
  • Agricultural producers
  • Food retailers
  • Regulatory authority, e.g. food inspection offices
  • Contract laboratories
  • Auditors
  • Research institutes
  • NGOs and public interest groups

Picture credit: © kerdkanno


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



Claudia Brünen-Nieweler

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

Christophe Cavin

Nestlé Research Center, Switzerland


Carsten Fauhl-Hassek

German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), Germany


Thomas Gude

SQTS - Swiss Quality Testing Service, Switzerland

Karen Gussow

Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA), The Netherlands

Bärbel Hintermeier

meyer.rechtsanwälte, Germany

Andy Morling

Food Standards Agency (FSA), UK

Marino Petracco

illycaffè, Italy


Bert Pöpping

FOCOS– Food Consulting Strategically, Germany

Pablo Steinberg

Max Rubner-Institut – Federal Research Institute of Nutrition and Food (MRI), Germany


Franz Ulberth

European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC), Belgium

Peter Whelan

Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI), Ireland


Leonardo Royal Hotel Frankfurt
Mailänder Straße 1
60598 Frankfurt am Main
Phone: +49 69 6802-0

We have reserved a limited number of rooms for our participants at reduced rates at the hotel. These rooms can be booked up to 6 weeks prior to the start of the event. Please book early and directly through the hotel quoting„Fresenius“ as reference.

Prices & Services

Participation Fee: € 1,895.00 plus VAT.

The registration fee includes the following benefits:

  • conference participation
  • conference documentation
  • lunch
  • coffee breaks and conference beverages
  • the evening event on 24 October 2019

Representatives of an authority or a public university are therefore eligible for a reduced fee of € 795.00 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).

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Event Documentation

Would you like to attend but cannot spare the time?

Although we cannot substitute an intensive exchange with your fellow colleagues, we can provide you with a complete set of event documentation. The event documentation package includes all the presentations on the event agenda (subject to the approval of our speakers). It will be sent out around two weeks after the event once we have received your payment (free of shipping costs). We will also provide you with details on how to access the restricted download section on our website. This section contains all the latest versions of the presentations in colour and in digital form.

Price: € 295.00 plus VAT

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Sabine Mummenbrauer

Your Contact

Sabine Mummenbrauer
Programme and conceptual design

+49 231 75896-82

Sabine Mummenbrauer

Your Contact

Sabine Mummenbrauer
Programme and conceptual design

+49 231 75896-82

Analisa Mills

Your Contact

Analisa Mills
Organisation and participant management

+49 231 75896-77

Analisa Mills

Your Contact

Analisa Mills
Organisation and participant management

+49 231 75896-77

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How to become an exhibitor

Our event offers you the opportunity of presenting your company in a special exhibition.

You can personally present your products and services directly to your specific target group. We would be happy to provide you with further information on all the available options from a simple product information display to a complete exhibition stand.

We would be pleased to assist you personally:

Dominique Perry

Dominique Perry
Phone: +49 231 75896-64

Press contact

We offer journalists and editors a platform where they can get in touch with the experts.

If you are the editor of a specialist publication and interested in a press pass or media partnership, please contact us well in advance. We would be pleased to send you our press bulletin as well as photographic materials where available as soon as the event is over.

Please contact us:

Rebecca Keuters

Rebecca Keuters
Phone: +49 231 75896-76

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