The 4th European Savoury Snack Summit entitled: ‘How Responsible Are We?’ will take place 19 June at the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel in Brussels.
Organised by the European Snacks Association, the biennial Savoury Snack Summit has developed into a mustattend event for representatives of all stakeholders involved in nutrition and healthy lifestyles. This year’s edition will provide an excellent opportunity to participate in an exchange of experiences in the field, with assessment of the progress made and an up-to-date view of the current regulatory developments and the key activities with regards to advertising, labelling and food safety. This event brings together high level speakers from industry, regulators, EU institutions, NGOs and consulting agencies to engage in a pro-active and progressive debate. Despina Spanou, Principal Advisor DG SANCO; and Chair, EU Platform for Action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health and the High Level Group on Nutrition and Physical Activity is scheduled to give a keynote address. Other notable speakers include:
- Dr Josephine Wills, Director General, European Food Information Council (EUFIC)
- Will Gilroy, Director of Communications, World Federation of Advertisers
- Natalia Douek, Regulatory Affairs Director, PepsiCo Europe
- Chiara Tomalino, Food Policy Adviser, Eurocoop
- Dr Wim Verbeke, Department of Agricultural Economics, Ghent University
- Sirkku Heinimaa, DG SANCO
Showcasing itself as one of the most innovative sectors of the food industry, the day-long summit, will look at Food
Information to Consumers – will the new Regulation help consumers make better informed choices?;
Promotion of Foods to Children – what has been achieved and will our ambitions take us far enough and fast enough?; and
Food Safety – protecting consumers through proportionate risk based decision making.
Venue: Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Rue du Fossé-aux-Loups 47, B-1000 Brussels, Belgium
Further information and registration details: www.esa.org.uk/summit2012/prog_mar.htm
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