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Food Safety and Quality Congress

with international participation

New Achievements and Future Challenges

November 21- 24, 2017 | Opatija - Croatia

Scientific Program

The Congress will be organized in a form of plenary lectures, oral presentations, satellite symposia, workshops, and posters. Oral presentations may be in Croatian or English.

TOPICS

  1. HEALTH SAFETY AND FOOD QUALITY, EFFECTS ON HEALTH, HEALTH PROTECTION AND CONSUMER RIGHTS
    Health safety and food quality with emphasis on the effects on human health, food contaminants, new trends in contaminant and allergen analysis, all with the aim of health protection and prevention of disease as well as consumer rights protection (nutritionists, doctors, analysts – laboratories, competent bodies, consumer associations)
  2. PRODUCTION, STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION OF FOOD, PACKAGING
    Informing food business entities anout new legal regulations related to the obligations and rights of food business operators. Good manufacturing practices, challenges in production, storage and distribution of food (manufacturers, distributors)
  3. RECENT TRENDS IN FOOD (NOVEL AND RAPID METHODS FOR DETERMINING FOOD QUALITY, INTEGRITY AND SAFETY, “NOVEL FOOD”)
    Latest analytical techniques and methods in identification and qualification of biological, chemical and physical hazards in food. Possibility of placing new food on the market and recognition of new food on the market (manufacturers, distributors, laboratories)
  4. QUALITY MANAGEMENT IN PRODUCTION, STORAGE, AND DISTRIBUTION AS WELL AS IN LABORATORIES AND OTHER CONFORMITY ASSESSMENT BODIES
    Quality assurance and control, quality management at all stages of production, storage, distribution and laboratory testing of food (manufacturers, distributors, labratories, accreditation and certification bodies)
  5. FOOD AUTHENTICITY AND INTEGRITY, ECOLOGICAL PRODUCTION AND FOOD FRAUD
    Topics from the field of protection of the origin, ecological production, labelling of prodcts. Problem of food fraud and detection of fraud (manufacturers, distributors, laboratories, inspection bodies)
  6. ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ON FOOD SAFETY
    Influence of environmental factors (water, air, soil, climate change) on production as well as on food safety andquality (producers, distributors, laboratories, inspection bodies)
  7. RISK COMMUNICATION AND PUBLIC HEALTH
    Crisis and accident management, and crisis communication (inspectors, producers, laboratories)
  8. RISK ASSESSMENT AND RISK MANAGEMENT
    Identification of possible risks, risk assessment and risk management in all areas of the food safety system (manufacturers, distributors, laboratories, inspection bodies)
  9. OTHER RELATED TOPICS

 

INVITED SPEAKERS

ANDRIUKAITIS VYTENIS, European Commission, Health & Food Safety Commissioner, Brussels, Belgium
BABIĆ IVONA
, European Commission, DG Health and Food Safety Directorate (DG SANTE), Unit E2 – Food processing technologies and novel foods, Brussels, Belgium
BORZAN BILJANA
, European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium / Strasbourg, France
BRERA CARLO, Italian National Institute of Health, Rome, Italy
BULSKA EWA
, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
KUJUNDŽIĆ MILAN, Ministry of Health of the Republic of Croatia, Zagreb, Croatia
McIFF COLIN, Director of the FDA (US Food and Drug Administration) Europe Office, Brussels, Belgium
ORLANDINI SILVIA
, International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
PIHLSTRÖM TUIJA, National Food Agency, Uppsala, Sweden
RIBEIRO ALVARO
, EUROLAB – European Federation of National Associations of Measurement, Testing and Analytical Laboratories, Lisbon, Portugal
TABACHNIKOFF SHIRA, European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Parma, Italy
TOLUŠIĆ TOMISLAV, Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Croatia, Zagreb, Croatia

 

 

 

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

 

TUESDAY, November 21, 2017

EUROPEAN CENTER FOR LABORATORY EXCELLENCE COURSE

14:00 – 15:00 Registration
15:00 – 16:30 CHALLENGES IN THE EVALUATION OF MEASUREMENT UNCERTAINTY
GAŠLJEVIĆ VIŠNJA
16:30 – 17:00 Coffee break
17:00 – 18:30 CHALLENGES IN THE EVALUATION OF MEASUREMENT UNCERTAINTY – cont.
GAŠLJEVIĆ VIŠNJA
19:30 Welcome cocktail in the hotel Royal lobby

 

WEDNESDAY, November 22, 2017

08:00 – 18:15 Registration
Congress hall 1A+1B+1C
09:00 – 10:00 Opening ceremony
10:00 – 10:30 ANDRIUKAITIS VYTENIS, European Commission, Health & Food Safety Commissioner, Brussels, Belgium
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break + statements for the media
11:00 – 13:00 Plenary lectures
11:00 – 11:30 BORZAN BILJANA, European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium / Strasbourg, France
11:30 – 12:00 TABACHNIKOFF SHIRA, European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Parma, Italy
12:00 – 12:30 McIFF COLIN, Director of the FDA (US Food and Drug Administration) Europe Office, Brussels, Belgium
12:30 – 13:00 AN EUROPEAN VIEW ON THE NEED OF TESTING AND MARKET SURVEILLANCE ACTIVITIES TO ASSURE SAFETY AND QUALITY OF FOOD IN A GLOBAL MARKET
RIBEIRO ALVARO, EUROLAB President, Lisbon, Portugal
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch break
14:30 – 16:15 Plenary lectures
14:30 – 14:45 SOUTH EAST EUROPEAN NETWORK FOR FOOD SAFETY AND QUALITY CONTROL – SEEN-FSQC
ŠOSTAR ZVONIMIR, Andrija Štampar Teaching Institute of Public Health, Zagreb, Croatia
14:45 – 15:15 Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Croatia
15:15 – 15:45 COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) ON THE APPLICATION OF CONTROL & MITIGATION MEASURES TO REDUCE THE PRESENCE OF ACRYLAMIDE IN FOOD – GREAT CHALLENGES FOR FOOD BUSINESS OPERATORS
VULJANIĆ KRISTINA, Ministry of Health of the Republic of Croatia, Zagreb, Croatia
CHALLENGES IN INFORMATIZATION AND NETWORKING OF SANITARY INSPECTION AND OFFICIAL FOOD LABORATORIES
FRANIĆ ROMANA, Ministry of Health of the Republic of Croatia, Zagreb, Croatia
15:45 – 16:00 THE ASSESSMENT OF COMPLIANCE OF ORGANIC FOOD LABELLING WITH THE EXISTING LEGISLATIVE FRAMEWORK ON THE CROATIAN MARKET – COMPARISON WITH THE STATUS BEFORE CROATIAN ACCESSION TO THE EUROPEAN UNION
LUŠIĆ DRAŽEN, Faculty of Medicine, University of Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break
16:30 – 18:30 Plenary lectures
16:30 – 17:00 REFERENCE SYSTEM FOR SOMATIC CELL COUNTING ACTUAL CHALLENGES WITH GLOBAL EQUIVALENCE WITH MILK ANALYSES
ORLANDINI SILVIA, International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
17:00 – 17:30 ANALYSIS OF PESTICIDE RESIDUES IN FOOD UISNG ETHYL ACETATE EXTRACTION AND DETECTION WITH GC- AND LC-MS/MS (SweEt ) INCLUDING THE APPLICATION OF THE SANTE QUALITY GUIDANCE DOCUMENT
PIHLSTRÖM TUIJA, National Food Agency, Uppsala, Sweden
17:30 – 18:00 ON THE USE OF MODERN ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES FOR THE CHARACTERISATION OF BIOLOGICALLY ACTIVE COMPOUNDS IN FOOD
BULSKA EWA, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
18:00 – 18:30 MYCOTOXINS IN FOOD: A REAL CHALLENGE FOR THE AGRI-FOOD CHAIN
BRERA CARLO, Italian National Institute of Health, Rome, Italy

 

THURSDAY, November 23, 2017

08:30 – 18:00 Registration
Congress hall 1A+1B+1C
09:00 – 09:30 STATE OF PLAY IN NOVEL FOODS
BABIĆ IVONA, European Commission, DG Health and Food Safety Directorate (DG SANTE), Unit E2 – Food processing technologies and novel foods, Brussels, Belgium
09:30 – 09:45 PATULIN IN APPLE JUCES – RISK ASSESSMENT
GROSS BOŠKOVIĆ A, Croatian Food Agency, Osijek, Croatia
09:45 – 10:00 LABORATORY TESTS AS SERVICE TO CERTIFICATION (CONTROL) BODIES FOR ORGANIC PRODUCTION
ŠPANIĆ CICELI N, Croatian Accreditation Agency, Zagreb, Croatia
10:00 – 10:15 RISK MANAGEMENT IN FOOD PRODUCTION THROUGH INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
DINIĆ T, Ledo, Zagreb, Croatia
10:15 – 10:30 RISK ASSESSMENT OF PESTICIDE RESIDUES IN FOOD
PROKURICA PAVLINIĆ I, Croatian Center for Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Zagreb, Croatia
10:30 – 11:00 Sponsored lecture – Shimadzu (Gold sponsor)
FOOD PACKAGING AND FOOD CONTACT MATERIALS – REGULATIONS AND ANALYTICAL SOLUTIONS
LEITNER E, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria
11:00 – 11:15 SALT CONTENT IN CURED SAUSAGES: TIME FOR REFORMULATION
POPOVIĆ M, Faculty of Medicine, University of Novi Sad, Novi Sad, Serbia
11:15 – 11:30 Discussion
11:30 – 12:00 Coffee break
12:00 – 12:15 Sponsored lectures – Shimadzu (Gold sponsor)
HOW SAFE IS SAFE? ANALYTICAL TOOLS FOR THE DETERMINATION OF CONTAMINANTS IN FOOD
OPPERMAN U, Shimadzu Europe GmbH, Duisburg, Germany
12:15 – 12:30 SODIUM CONTENT AND THE MOST IMPORTANT DIETARY SOURCES OF SODIUM IN A SAMPLE OF STUDENT POPULATION
GRABEŽ M, Faculty of Medicine, University of Banja Luka, Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
12:30 – 12:45 Sponsored lecture – Alphachrom (Bronze sponsor)
THE USE OF GC QTOF DERIVED ACCURATE MASS, HIGH RESOLUTION DATA FOR RESIDUE SCREENING IN FOOD COMMODITIES
UPTON J, Agilent Technologies, Stockport, United Kingdom
12:45 – 13:00 Sponsored lecture – Kobis
IMPORTANCE OF SAMPLE PREPARATION FOR CHROMATOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS
13:00 – 13:15 Sponsored lecture – Labena
PROTECT YOUR “BRAND” WITH VALIDATED RAPID METHODS – REAL-TIME PCR, CHROMOGENIC MEDIA
FAST & EASY ALTERNATIVE METHODS FOR MICROBIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS
JASTRZEBSKA–CZUBAK M, Bio-Rad Laboratories
13:15 – 13:30 Discussion
13:30 – 14:45 Lunch break

 

Congress hall 1A Congress hall 1B+1C
15:00 – 15:15 CELIAC DISEASE IN ADULT POPULATION: CHALLENGES IN COMPLIANCE TO THE GLUTEN-FREE DIET
VRANEŠIĆ BENDER D, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
PLANT TOXINS
IVEŠIĆ M, Andrija Štampar Teaching Institute of Public Health, Zagreb, Croatia
15:15 – 15:30 NOVEL FOOD AND FOOD SUPPLEMENTS – SIMILARITY AND DIFFERENCES
POLLAK L, Croatian National Institute of Public Health, Zagreb, Croatia
MYCOTOXINS, HEAVY METALS AND PESTICIDE RESIDUES IN CROATIAN CEREALS
KOVAČ M, Inspecto Ltd., Đakovo, Croatia
15:30 – 15:45 AVAILABILITY AND SAFETY OF HEMP FOOD PRODUCTS IN SLOVENIA
BLAZNIK U, National Institute of Public Health, Ljubljana, Slovenia
MUSHROOM METABOLITES IN A CONTROL OF FOOD CONTAMINATION WITH MYCOTOXINES
LONČAR J, University of Zadar, Zadar, Croatia
15:45 – 16:00 FOOD BORN ALLERGENS AS A POSSIBLE PUBLIC HEALTH PROBLEM
LASIĆ D, Andrija Štampar Teaching Institute of Public Health, Zagreb, Croatia
MYCOTOXINS IN CORN PRODUCTS: FUMONISINS
TOROVIĆ LJ, Faculty of Medicine, University of Novi Sad, Novi Sad, Serbia
16:00 – 16:15 MONITORING OF SPECIFIC FOOD SAFETY AND QUALITY INDICATORS WITH ADDED VALUES AND PROMOTIVE HEALTH EFFECTS
JURČEVIĆ PODOBNIK V, Teaching Institute of Public Health of Primorsko-Goranska County, Rijeka, Croatia
MICROBIOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT OF READY-TO-EAT VEGETABLES IN DUBROVNIK-NERETVA COUNTY
LJEVAKOVIĆ-MUSLADIN I, Institute of Public Health of  Dubrovnik-Neretva County, Dubrovnik, Croatia
16:15 – 16:30 MANAGEMENT OF SUSTAINABLE SUPPLY CHAIN – CHALLENGES AND BENEFITS
VDOVIĆ N, DNV GL Adriatica Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia
FOOD SAFETY APPLICATION OF TANDEM MASS SPECTROMETRY USING A NOVEL FLOW-BASED DESIGN OFION OPTICS
BISI A, Perkin Elmer Italia, Milan, Italy
16:30 – 16:45 TECHNOLOGY OF CHEESE PRODUCTION AND RIPENING IN CHEESE MATURATION ROOMS AND POSSIBILLITIES OF CHEESE MITES PREVENTION
VEŠLIGAJ B, Dukat, Zagreb, Croatia
GMO ANALYSIS IN CROATIA: CURRENT APPROACHES AND NEW CHALLENGES
HANZER R, Croatian Center for Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Osijek, Croatia
16:45 – 17:00 EXAMINATION OF CONSUMERS ATTITUDES IN THE FBIH ON THE IMPORTANCE OF QUALITY ASSIGNMENT
PAKLARČIĆ M, Public Health Institute SBK/KSB Travnik, Travnik, Bosnia and Herzegovina
CONTROL OF ILLEGAL USE OF NATURAL SEX HORMONES IN FARMING ANIMALS
SAMARDŽIJA M, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
17:00 – 17:15 Discussion Discussion
17:30 – 19:00 Coffee break and poster viewing
20:30 Congress dinner at hotel Royal

 

FRIDAY, November 24, 2017

08:30 – 12:00 Registration
Congress hall 1A Congress hall 1B+1C  
09:00 – 09:15 DETERMINATION THE ADULTERATION OF MILK WITH MILK POWDER USING A MODIFIED SPECTROPHOTOMETRIC METHOD
MIKULEC N, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
FIVE KEYS FOR RELIABLE TEST RESULTS AS A PREREQUISITE FOR QUALITY AND SAFETY OF FOOD
DEVČIĆ JERAS A, Andrija Štampar Teaching Institute of Public Health, Zagreb, Croatia
09:00 – 09:15
09:15 – 09:30 MONITORING OF TRACE METALS IN URBAN SOILS FOR HEALTHIER CITY
ROMIĆ M, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
PUBLIC DINING-ROOM: A PLACE OF A HEALTH-PROVED, SAFE AND QUALITY MEAL
ŽUPAN A, City of Zagreb institution Dobri dom, Zagreb, Croatia
09:15 – 09:30
09:30 – 09:45 METALS IN ORGANICALLY AND CONVENTIONALLY PRODUCED WINES IN CROATIA
KRIVOHLAVEK A, Andrija Štampar Teaching Institute of Public Health, Zagreb, Croatia
QUALITY STANDARDS IN PRACTICE AS ESSENTIAL BASE FOR MARKET SURVIVAL AND POSITIVE IMAGE
KOLEK SIROVINA K, Biovega Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia
09:30 – 09:45
09:45 – 10:00 PHYSIOLOGICAL, ULTRASTRUCTURAL AND PROTEOMIC RESPONSES OF TOBACCO SEEDLINGS EXPOSED TO SILVER NANOPARTICLES AND SILVER NITRATE
BALEN B, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
CLEANING VALIDATION PROCESS IN THE MANUFACTURE OF DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS
KORČOK D, Abela Pharm Ltd., Beograd, Serbia
09:45 – 10:00
10:00 – 10:15 HOW DOES THE RESISTANCE TO FUSARIUM HEAD BLIGHT EFFECT THE DEOXYNIVALENOL ACCUMULATION IN WHEAT?
ŠARKANJ B, Faculty of Food Technology, University of Osijek, Osijek, Croatia
FOOD SAFETY – QUALITY – SUSTAINABILITY
GLADOVIČ N, Atlantic Group, Droga Kolinska, Ljubljana, Slovenia
10:00 – 10:15
10:15 – 10:30 RISK ASSESSMENT OF DRINKING WATER FROM PUBLIC WELLS
BIJELOVIĆ S, Faculty of Medicine, University of Novi Sad, Novi Sad, Serbia
CHALLENGES OF STANDARDIZATION
BILANDŽIJA A, Bureau Veritas, Rijeka, Croatia
10:15 – 10:30
10:30 – 10:45 Discussion Discussion 10:30 – 10:45
10:45 – 11:15 Coffee break 10:45 – 11:15
11:15 – 11:30 ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PRIORITIES AND PUBLIC HEALTH TRENDS IN CROATIA – RISK COMMUNICATION AND RISK MANAGEMENT
JERGOVIĆ M, Andrija Štampar Teaching Institute of Public Health, Zagreb, Croatia
THE ROLE OF NUTRITIONAL STATUS IN THE ELDERLY AND NUTRITIONAL-GERONTOLOGIC STANDARDS
TOMEK ROKSANDIĆ S, Andrija Štampar Teaching Institute of Public Health, Zagreb, Croatia
11:15 – 11:30
11:30 – 11:45 PESTICIDE-HANDLING PRACTICE AMONG NON-PROFESSIONAL VEGETABLE GROWERS
POLJAK M, Andrija Štampar Teaching Institute of Public Health, Zagreb, Croatia
THE ROLE OF MONITORING NUTRITIONAL STATUS IN THE ELDERLY VIA NRS 2002/GeroS/CEZIH WEB SERVICE
KOLARIĆ B, Andrija Štampar Teaching Institute of Public Health, Zagreb, Croatia
11:30 – 11:45
11:45 – 12:00 BENEFIT AND THE RISK OF SEA FOOD
POLJAK V, Croatian National Institute of Public Health, Zagreb, Croatia
12:00 – 12:15 Discussion  Discussion  12:00 – 12:15
12:15 – 13:00 Congress closing 12:15 – 13:00

 

INSTRUCTIONS FOR SPEAKERS

Oral presentations
  • invited speakers: 30 minutes
  • oral presentations: 15 minutes
  • discussion: 15 minuts after each session
  • speakers are kindly asked to adhere to the proposed time limits for presentations – after the designated time runs out, the presentation will be terminated
  • speakers are kindly asked to prepare their presentations at least one hour before their lecture in the preparation room and give them to the Congress agency technician
  • languages for oral presentations: Croatian or English
  • language for presentation slides: English
  • recommendations:

– avoid writing in capital letters
– avoid writing in red
– avoid full sentences, hints are enough (4-5 per slide)
– 1-2 slides per minute

 

Instructions for presentations

  • presentations should be in Croatian or English
  • computers onsite will be PC’s. Presentations should be in Microsoft PowerPoint (PPT), windows-based environment. Macintosh users who want to submit presentations must export their presentation as a MS PowerPoint file
  • PowerPoint format: A4 format or 4:3
  • format LCD projektora: standardni format projektora u kongresnim dvoranama je 4:3
  • file format: On-site organizers operating systems will include Microsoft Office 2013 and Windows 7. The following file formats are supported: .ppt or .pptx
  • videos: Make sure that you compress the video. There are numerous different file formats and codecs, we recommend using .mp4 videos – H.264 video and AAC audio (MPEG-4 AVC). Other supported file formats are .mpg, .wmv and .avi
  • projector format: The standard format of the projectors in the conference rooms will be 4:3
  • speakers are kindly asked to prepare their presentations at least one hour before their lecture in the preparation room and give them to the Congress agency technician
  • technical personnel will test-check the oral presentation(s) for compatibility and speakers will be given a final opportunity for any last minute modifications
  • speakers are kindly asked to give the technical personnel any special instructions they may have when in the preparation room, not during the lecture
  • it is not required, but we do suggest that speakers use the following PowerPoint template

 

Posters

  • poster dimensions: 80 cm (width) x 100 cm (height)
  • elements: title, list of authors, obrada teme rada (introduction, elaboration, conclusion), literature
  • recommendations:

– avoid shading, underlining, and mixing different types of letters
– avoid capital letters

Posters must be in English.

Posters will be displayed on billboards in the exhibition area all day on November 23, and the authors must be present next to their posters on the same day in time according to the program. Posters should be brought in person. Supplies for poster mounting will be provided by the Congressional Service.

Best poster award

The jury will award the author of the best poster. The award is a weekend package for two persons at the Grand Hotel 4 opatijska cvijeta in Poreč, Croatia during a before agreed period.

Oral or poster presentation is not possible if the registration fee is not paid (excluding invited speakers). 

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