Session I: Update on Regulations
In this session we’ll review the latest updates for FDA and GRAS Notices, as well as Food Safety Modern Act. Also we’ll have a talk considering the need of harmonized legislative regulations for a market that it’s constantly changing.
Session II: Food Supply Chain, Data Management and Transparency
In this session we’ll focus on analyzing the importance of the supply chain in food contact and additives; different ecosystems and considerations on how food interacts with them. Safety concerns in food processing and data management. Transparency Challenges for companies eliminating chemicals of concern in food packaging.
Session III: Parallel Paths in the Food Industry
This conference has two main sub groups inside the food industry: Contact and Additives, both are equally important to ensure safety and quality for the final consumer. We’ll dedicate this part of the program to work in divided groups in order to cover in more depth concerns for each side of the industry.
Session IV: Technology
In this session we’ll review how technology is connected to the food industry, risk management, sterilization importance and nanotechnology in food packaging, alternative process and safer foods that follow compliance
Day 2 Joint Sessions Begin: Session V: Sustainability
The joint sessions will begin after the 10:00 networking break.
This session will examine the state of the infrastructure for plastics recycling with a panel of seasoned industry experts, who will discuss some of the key advances that are modernizing the industry. Learn about efforts to expand the universe of recycled plastics and the importance of brand manufacturer engagement. Packaging design guidelines that allow plastics to be readily recycled and how to obtain Letters of No Objection to use recycled plastics in food packaging will be covered.
Session VI: Consumer Trends in Food Contact & Additives
In this session the focus will be in market trends, what does it means for research, safety and development of new products. We’ll close the session with an analysis of the global trends in the industry and growth projections for the years to come.