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Science supporting trust in food: conference programme announced

The programme of speakers at the 2016 Government Chemist Conference is announced

The conference will be opened by the Government Chemist, Dr Derek Craston, followed by a keynote presentation from Professor Sir Mark Walport, Government Chief Scientific Adviser, on the recently published report ‘Forensic Science and beyond: authenticity, provenance and assurance’.

The conference will include presentations on:

  • the Food Authenticity Network
  • the role of the UK customs laboratory in combating food and consumer goods fraud
  • referee case outcomes
  • DNA sequencing for food authentication
  • allergen detection and management
  • the National Food Crime Unit

Science supporting trust in food

21-22 June 2016 The Royal Society, Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG

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Government Chemist Conference 2016 programme and booking form

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