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International food safety experts in NZ for this week's Food Integrity Conference in Auckland


For Immediate Release Tuesday 27 June 2017

Global experts on how to protect our food systems and build strong food export brands are in Auckland this week for FOOD INTEGRITY 2017.

Attended by some of New Zealand’s leading food producers, the two-day conference on Wednesday 28 and Thursday 28 June in Auckland brings together international food experts to help local companies navigate the complex international food export market place, assisting them to understand risks and mitigate against them while building profitable export brands.

The conference will be opened by Hon David Bennett, Minister for Food Safety and over the two days will hear from a range of national and international food safety experts including: leading global food safety litigator, William Marler from the United States; Asia Pacific Centre for Food Integrity Director, Dr Helen Darling; global expert on food defense and regulations,Associate Director Food Protection and Defense Institute, Dr Jennifer van de Ligt; renowned Chinese food producer and importer, Li Wei; Editor in Chief of the China Food Safety Magazine, Kevin Wang; intellectual property expert Anton Gibson, of AJ Park and expert in crisis communication, Spiro Anastasciou.

Food Integrity 2017 Is being followed by a one day Professional Intentional Food Adulteration Course. The course will be run by Food Protection & Defense Institute and hosted by Associate Director Food Protection and Defense Institute, Dr Jennifer van de Ligt; It will help food producers develop strategies to guard against acts intended to cause wide-scale harm to their consumers and ruin brand reputation.

The 2017 Food Integrity Conference is convened by the Asia Pacific Centre for Food Integrity in association with AJ Park, one of Australasia’s leading intellectual property law firms.

WHAT 2017 Food Integrity Conference

WHEN Wednesday 28 and Thursday 29 June 2017, Crowne Plaza, Auckland


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