Dear colleagues, dear friends,
It is my great pleasure and honor to invite you to the first Croatian Food Safety and Quality Congress with international participation – „New Achievements and Future Challenges“, which will take place from November 21-24, 2017 in Opatija at Grand Hotel 4 opatijska cvijeta.
In order to discuss this very important area on the professional and scientific levels, we chose professional and current topics that top lecturers and speakers will address. Congress Program covers topics in the following areas: safety and quality of food, with an emphasis on the effects on human health; contaminants in food and new trends in the analysis of contaminants; protection of originality and geographical origin of products; organic production; labelling and product identification; environmental influences on food safety and quality; assessment and risk management; problems related to adulteration of food and its detection; latest analytical possibilities and methods in the identification and quantification of biological, chemical and physical hazards in food; examples of good manufacturing practice; security measures and quality management in the production and distribution chain; infrastructure components of quality – accreditation and certification.
Conference topics are intended for professionals of different profiles: medical doctors, nutritionists, laboratory analysts, chemists, agronomists, veterinarians, biochemists and pharmacists, and accreditation and certification bodies, the relevant regulatory and supervisory authorities, as well as manufacturers and distributors of food products, consumer associations, sanitary engineers and other experts dealing with above mentioned topics.
I invite you to actively participate in the Congress and to contribute to a common goal, which is to provide reliable information about food safety and quality, and to provide guidelines and suggestions for improvement safety and quality of food “from farm to table”.
I look forward to meeting you in Opatija!
Zvonimir Šostar, MD
Zvonimir Šostar, MD