There is an increasing focus on food contact materials (FCMs) and the potential risk they pose to food safety. The setup of a suitable risk assessment and testing scheme in compliance with regulations can be quite challenging for these compounds. This presentation will give you valuable insights to analytical approaches to and challenges from FCMs.
By attending this presentation you will learn:
- what FCMs are
- how FCMs are regulated and what the responsibility of a food manufacturer is
- how to set up an accurate risk assessment model for FCMs
- how to choose the right analytical testing method for FCMs
- how to select the right reference material.
Dr Dnyanesh Darshane
FOBE Solutions LLC, USA
Dr Dnyanesh 'DV' Darshane has over 35 years of experience in strategic, technical, and operational areas in the pharma, and food & beverage industries. He spent 25 years with the Coca-Cola Company (Asia, Europe and USA) and is a board member for GFSI (ex), SPRI (ex), SIWW (ex) and ISBT (Reg. Chair). He has a PhD in Analytical Chemistry and an MBA from Emory University, USA. DV is currently working as an independent consultant, with an aim of supporting and improving food safety, quality, processes, and sustainability of products and services. He is a Senior Advisor for FSSC 22000 (SWA) and supports start-ups.