17th Annual UK Association for Food Protection Conference

“How allergens affect business and society”

The 17th annual conference took place on 23 October 2019 with nearly 200 delegates from food and drink processing and manufacturing businesses, academia, environmental health and trading standards in attendance. Delegates heard from a range of speakers on the topic of "How allergens affect business and society".

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Presentations from the day can be downloaded below:

​Dr Ellen Evans​UK Association for Food Protection International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) update
​Lynne Regent​Anaphylaxis CampaignThe importance of allergen control
​Nathan Barnhouse​Food Standards Agency ​New legislative requirements for allergen labelling
​John Figgins​BRCGS​Protecting the allergic consumer through rigorous factory controls
​Dr Paulino Schembri​ University of Central LancashireFood allergy sufferers’ perception of the food service industry - a study
​Dr Joels Wilson-Nieuwenhuis​Holchem Laboratories with Manchester Metropolitan UniversityAllergen detection, removal and management in industry
​Mike Woods​Just Love Food Company

Cake - a matter of life or death


Student and early career researcher posters can be downloaded below:

​Alin Turila​Cardiff Metropolitan UniversityPrecautionary Allergen Labelling: a case study in a ready meal sector small and medium enterprise (SME)
​Emma Samuel​Cardiff Metropolitan UniversityShifting perspectives: Assessing closed-circuit television surveillance in food manufacturing
​Carolina da Rosa Machado​Federal University of Rio Grande do SulCricket Powder (Gryllus assimilis) as a New Alternative Protein Source for Gluten-free BreadsFederal University of Rio Grande do Sul
​Veronika Bulochova​Cardiff Metropolitan UniversityA netnography study of consumer food safety perceptions and practices relating to raw meat pet diets

 The UKAFP is affiliated with the International Association for Food Protection.