How do I ensure the integrity of imported or exported food against food fraud? FoodLegal Import/Export Symposium: Promises and Pitfalls

Posted by AFN Advertorial on 19th October 2016
FoodLegal Sympsoium

FoodLegal has extended early bird pricing for its latest symposium, ‘Food Import/Exports – Promises and Pitfalls’.

The symposium, to be held in Sydney on Tuesday 22 November 2016, will cover a number of importing and exporting topics presented by food industry leaders.

Key topics from top speakers include:

Margaret Balfour, Managing Director of Integrity Compliance Solutions, Food Auditors for major retailers and food groups in Asia and Australia.

Topic: Importance of Supply Chain Integrity for Australian Imports and Exports in Asia, avoiding the risks of food contamination and food fraud. 

Margaret has worked in the food industry for over 25 years with experience across numerous sectors of the industry including bakery, aged care, health care, beverages, high risk ready-to-eat, fresh-cut, produce, cereals and snacks, retail, food ingredient, confectionery, storage and distribution in both auditing and training activities.

Margaret has been providing training, consulting and auditing services since 1997 in both Australia and SE Asia. Margaret has also provided auditing and auditor verification services for Registered Certification Bodies since 2003 in Australia, UK, China, New Zealand, North America, Indonesia and Thailand for BRC and Retailer Standards.

Margaret is an active GFSI auditor and trainer, passionate about best practice in food safety with a special interest in cultural challenges with global food supply chains.

Click here  for more information

FOODLEGAL Symposium Full Day, Fully Catered

Tuesday 22 November 2016 2016 (9AM to 3.30PM)

Limited seats are available, pre-bookings are required. Click HERE to purchase tickets.

 

Other Speakers presenting important topics include:

 

Sara Cheng – Australian Business Solutions Group

Senior Manager

Topic: How to succeed as an Australian exporter of food products into China: Success stories and lessons learnt.   

 

Sally Phillips – Austrade 

Strategic Engagement Manager of Australia’s Free Trade Agreement Program

Topic: Opportunities in the food sector created by Australia’s Free Trade Agreements with Korea, Japan and China

 

Stuart Grant – Department of Agriculture and Water Resources 

Assistant Director of the Imported Foods Section

Topic: Import Controls, latest developments and possible regulatory changes

 

Rod Arenas – Food Innovation Australia, and Federal Department of Industry Innovation and Science

Senior Market Development Manager

Topic: E-commerce and selling online foods from Australia into other countries

 

Marcel Sieira – GS1 Australia 

Head of Customer Engagement and Business Development

Topic: New database portal technology to facilitate international trade for Australian companies

 

Robert Crabtree – Kognition (Australian Imports and Customs Regulatory Compliance Consultants)

Director

Topic: Tariff classification imports and exports and the supposed global harmonized system

 

Charles Fisher- FoodLegal 

Principal

Topic: New food compliance channels and other regulatory opportunities for food imports in Australia

 

Stuart Grant – Department of Agriculture and Water Resources 

Assistant Director of the Imported Foods Section

Topic: Import Controls, latest developments and possible regulatory changes

 

Limited seats are available, pre-bookings are required. Click HERE to purchase tickets.