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Alltech Annual International Symposium


FROM WASHINGTON TO BRUSSELS - THE NEW REGULATORY LANDSCAPE


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Monday, May 21

1:00-1:05

Introduction
Chairs :Colm Moran and Jean Kennedy

1:05-1:25

Key challenges to Sub-Saharan feed safety and regulations - with reference to the question “Is the Sub-Saharan region the next Brazil?”
De Wet Boshoff, Animal Feed Manufacturers Association, South Africa

1:30-1:50

The Food Safety Modernization Act in the US: What will be the impact of food animal production?
Joel Newman, American Feed Industry Association, USA

1:55-2:15

Food crisis response: Case study of the Fukushima disaster
Katsuaki Sugiura, The University of Tokyo, Japan

2:15-2:35

Break

2:35-2:55

Quality assurance: A marketing ploy or a risk reduction strategy?
Patrick Wall, University College Dublin, Ireland

2:55-4:10

Panel Discussion: Food safety issues and initiatives – a global perspective
Moderator: Patrick Wall, University College Dublin, Ireland
Feed safety initiatives in Ecuador, AGROCALIDAD, Ecuador
The impact of drought on feed safety standards, SAGARPA, Mexico
Safety trends that impact exports, SENASA, Peru
Competitiveness versus safety, SENASA, Argentina
Current Regulatory Trends that Might Concern You, National Chicken Council, USA

6:00 Buses leave for Kentucky Night

Tuesday, May 22

8:30-8:35

Introduction
Chairs: Colm Moran and Jean Kennedy

8:35-8:55

Feeding 9 billion people: A unique challenge for the world’s feed industry
Mario S. Cutait, International Food Industry Federation, Brazil

9:00-9:20

From China: AQSIQ‘s policy and regulation on inspection and quarantine of import and export feed
Shulong Dou, The General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, China

9:25-9:45

Do better standards mean safer, better foods?
Joe Hain, US Department of Agriculture, USA

9:50-10:20

Break

10:25-10:45

Control and improvement in the food/feed chain: A UK perspective
Keith Millar, Food Standards Agency, UK

10:50-12:00

Panel Discussion: Food, feed, trade and safety – our regulatory realities
Moderator: Keith Millar, Food Standards Agency, UK
North American Free Trade Agreement - Implications for Mexico, SAGARPA, Mexico
Trade and harmonization, SENASA, Peru
Food safety initiatives - implications for feed safety, AQSIQ, China
Implementing international and regional feed safety standards in Ecuador, AGROCALIDAD, Ecuador
Regulations and reconciliations, MAGA, Guatemala

12:00-1:25 Break for lunch