Food Security and Traceability

Date: 02/04/2014
Venue: The University of Manchester, C24 Sackville Street Building

With recent events highlighting the need for Food Security and Traceability we have put together what we believe will be a very interesting and informative Seminar with speakers from the following organisations ending with a debate in which you can voice your views.


09.15 Delegate Registration and Coffee
Welcome from University of Manchester Professor Hong Wang
09.45 Welcome from FMEG Professor J O Gray
09.50 Introduction and Background Mike Mountain
FMEG Vice Chairman
10.00 Innovation priorities for food and drink manufacturing Melanie Leech
Director General
Food and Drink Federation
10.30 Update of the PicknPack Project
Wageningen University, The Netherlands
Erik Pekkeriet
Coordinator PicknPack
11.00 Coffee
11.15 Marks and Spencer Simon Lushey
Specialist Food Technical Manage
Traceability from the Manufacturers Perspective
Park Cakes
Lisa Senior
Site Technical Manager
Traceability – The Primary Processor ScotBeef Mhairi Forbes
12.15 Food Policy and Evidence on Government Perspective
Lucy Foster
Food Science Programme Manager
12.45 Keeping track of information in Food Manufacturing
The real issues – University of Lincoln
Mike Dudbridge
Principle Lecturer in Food Manufacture
13.15 Lunch
14.15 Debate
14.45 Close of Seminar


DEFRA – Food Policy and Evidence (.ppt)
Park Cakes – Traceability From Manufacturer’s Perspetive (.pptx)

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