Dubai International Food Safety Conference
Cronan McNamara and Cian O’Mahony will be attending the Dubai International Food Safety Conference to speak at the 'Food Additives: Assessing Safety Through a Local Lens' session.
Food additives are substances added intentionally to foodstuffs to perform certain technological functions, for example to colour, to sweeten or to help preserve foods. The safety evaluation of additives involve a review of all available, relevant scientific studies and data on toxicity as well as human exposure, from which conclusions regarding the safety of the substance for human health can be made. This symposium will discuss the principles and approaches used for assessing and approving food additives.
The session will take place on Sunday the 9th of November at 2pm and comprises of the following topics:
Principles of Risk Assessment for Food Additives
CIAN O’MAHONY, Expert Modelling and Statistics Department, Creme Global, Ireland
Approaches to Dietary Exposure Assessment for Food Additives
CRONAN MCNAMARA, Creme Global, Ireland
Approving Food Additives Based on Risk
RHODRI EVANS, Food Safety and Regulatory Affairs, Exponent International Ltd, UK