Commitment between sustainability and food safety on the package under discussion

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Our food model is in clear transformation, providing answers to the global challenges we face, and for that reason it’s very important to focalize the food safety in the strategies. Food safety is essential for consumer protection and their confidence to the product.

Focalizing in food quality and safety, highlighting innovation, sustainability, the consumer and alerts management, the “Asociación de Fabricantes y Distribuidores (AECOC)” organize the 17th Food Safety and quality Congress celebrated in Madrid on 18th February, and it has high level presentations.

The event addresses topics of maximum interest in the area of Food Safety: the European food security system model, presented by AESAN and EFSA speakers; the newness of security mechanisms and food alerts management, by AESAN; the sustainability and food safety, presented by Montserrat Castillo, founding partner and technical manager of RepaQ; the innovation ecosystem in food integrity, in which FORWARD FOODING, CNTA and AINIA speakers collaborated; and the informative scenario about food to consumers.

Sustainability and food safety by RepaQ

“Plastic reduce without refusing food safety” is the title of RepaQ’s presentation.

Food sector participates in the reduction of plastic use in package and distribution of their products, but you should not forget that this material has allowed to protect food from danger and contamination, reinforcing its safety and reducing food waste.

This presentation gives a global vision about plastics in food sector, its reduction and involvement in value chain. In addition, the strategies that should improve environmental sustainability without refusing food security, such as the use of alternative materials, the eco-design, the use of biodegradable and compostable materials, the use of biobased materials, the use of recycled and recyclable materials or reuse are analysed.

Why attend the congress?

  • It is a reference point in food security.
  • Transparency.
  • New technologies.
  • High level speakers.
  • Knowledge contribution.
  • Exchange of visions and latest news.
  • Content divulgation and improvement.

Do you want to come with us? The inscriptions are opened until 17th February 2020 at 5.00 pm.