FDF - Food Safety Networking Event

join us for our Food Safety Networking Event on 12 June for the opportunity to hear about the challenges of ensuring UK food is safe and authentic. Learn more about UK food safety and authenticity from a range of industry experts..

Guest speakers include:

Professor Chris Elliott, Institute for Global Food Security at Queen’s University Belfast.

Chris has published more than 550 peer review articles relating to the detection and control of agriculture, food and environmental related contaminants. Chris led the independent review of Britain’s food system following the 2013 horsemeat scandal. He now acts as a Scientific Advisor for a range of United Nations Agencies, governments and industries on a range of food security topics.

Selvarani Elahi MBE, UK Deputy Government Chemist, LGC.
Selvarani has over 25 years’ experience in food and agricultural analysis working across a variety of policy areas to improve standards in measurement science. Selvarani is the Executive Director of the Food Authenticity Network and was part of a three-person team that undertook a Review of the National Food Crime Unit. She is the Chair of Defra’s Authenticity Methods Working Group and is part of the UK delegation for some Codex and CEN committees.

Helen Sissons, fiin Co-Chair & Group Technical Director, 2 Sisters Food Group.

Helen has been in the food industry for over 30 years and currently leads the Technical, Health & Safety, Sustainability and Agriculture functions. In this role Helen directs the strategy and governance for each of the functions. She also currently sits on several external panels, including membership of the BRCGS International Advisory Board, Modern Slavery Intelligence Network Board and IGD Technical Leadership Forum. 

There will be the opportunity to network over lunch with industry colleagues and FDF’s Food Regulatory team. This event is targeted at Regulatory Affairs Managers and Directors within FDF membership.