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Appendix 10 - FSANZ representation

International forums attended

Date International committee meeting or conference Who attended Country

3 July 2013

Food Safety Commission of Japan 10th Anniversary International Symposium

Steve McCutcheon

Japan

22–26 July 2013

Summer Academy in Global Food Law and Policy

Jenny Hazelton

Spain

28–31 July 2013

2013 IAFP Annual Meeting

Scott Crerar

United States

10–11 September 2013

Global Coalition of Regulatory Science Research/Global Summit on Regulatory Science—Nanotechnology

Marion Healy

United States

12 September 2013

Bilateral discussions with US Centre for Food Safety and Nutrition

Marion Healy

United States

12–14 September 2013

10th International Food Data Conference

Renee Sobolewski

Spain

15–20 September 2013

20th International Congress of Nutrition

Renee Sobolewski

Spain

4–8 November 2013

Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Use

Janine Lewis

Germany

13–15 November 2013

FAO Preparatory Technical Meeting for 2nd International Conference on Nutrition

Janine Lewis

Italy

18–22 November 2013

FAO Technical Meeting on Evidence-Informed Food Safety Policies and Risk Management Decisions

Janine Lewis

Italy

26–27 November 2013

ILSI South East Asia Region 8th Seminar on Nutrition Labelling, Claims and Communication Strategies

Jenny Hazelton

Indonesia

10 February 2014

OECD Workshop on Environmental Risk Assessment of Products Derived from Novel Plant Breeding Techniques (NPBTs)

Janet Gorst

France

16 March 2014

International Symposium on the Safety and Uses of Food Additives

Leanne Laajoki

Hong Kong, China

18–19 March 2014

Paris Risk Group Workshop

Trevor Webb

United Kingdom

17–21 March 2014

46th Session of the Codex Committee on Food Additives (CCFA)

Leanne Laajoki

Hong Kong, China

31 March–4 April 2014

8th Session of the Codex Committee on Contaminants in Food (CCCF)

Leigh Henderson

Netherlands

22 May 2014

4th CER-ASEAN Integration Partnership Forum

Steve McCutcheon

New Zealand

4–5 June 2014

International Scientific Workshop: Risk assessment considerations for RNAi-based GM plants

Lisa Kelly

Belgium

15–18 June 2014

2014 Annual Conference of the Society for Risk Analysis—Europe

Hong Jin

Turkey

17–26 June 2014

79th FAO/WHO Joint Expert Committee on Food Additives

Utz Mueller

Switzerland

Speaking engagements

Date Event Presenter(s) Title

4 July 2013

NZ Dietitians Seminar (Wellington)

Diane Bourn

The new standard—nutrition and health claims

16 July 2013

AWITC. Wine making, composition and labelling workshop (Sydney)

Jane Allen

Recent labelling developments

17 July 2013

AIFST National Conference Workshop (Brisbane)

Jenny Hazelton

The new standard—Nutrition and health claims

18 July 2013

Australian Institute of Administrative Law (Canberra)

Steve McCutcheon

Is Technology Transforming Administrative Law?

28–31 July 2013

2013 IAFP Annual Meeting (Charlotte, North Carolina, United States)

Scott Crerar

Assessing country food safety risk for BSE

12 August 2013

In-service training for NT Dept of Health (Darwin)

Dorothy Mackerras

Overview of health claims in Australia and New Zealand
Trans fatty acids in the New Zealand and Australian food supply

19 August 2013

University of Otago, PGDipDiet course (Wellington)

Helen Riley

FSANZ

27 August 2013

World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology (Perth)

James Conlan

Current knowledge of food-associated toxoplasmosis in Australia

2 September 2013

University of Canberra BHNutr course (Canberra)

Derek Castles

Introduction to food labelling and health claims regulation

3 September 2013

Student lecture at the University of Canberra

Janis Baines

Food and nutrition monitoring and surveillance systems in Australia

5 September 2013

University of Wollongong lecture

Trevor Webb

The role of social sciences in food regulation

11–12 September 2013

7th Annual Conference of the Society for Risk Analysis—Australia New Zealand (Canberra)

Hong Jin

Dealing with uncertainty to minimise adverse consequences—lessons from the Brazilian case of atypical BSE

26 September—
1 October 2013

MPI Health Claims Workshop (Wellington, Auckland, Christchurch)

Diane Bourn

Tracey Cridge

Dean Stockwell

Health claims

10 October 2013

AIFST South Australia Branch Breakfast Forum (Adelaide)

Jenny Hazelton

Nutrition and health claims

14 October 2013

Student lecture at the Australian National University (Canberra)

Lynda Graf

Assessing the safety of GM foods

14 October 2013

Biotechnology in Society course unit, ANU (Canberra)

Lynda Graf

Guest lecture on the regulation of GM foods in Australia/NZ

25 October 2013

Annual Palmy Statisticians day (Massey University)

Michelle Gosse

Rasch analysis of food choice survey data

21 November 2013

National Measurement Institute's Collaborative Research Partnerships Symposium

Leanne Laajoki

NMI-FSANZ: A collaborative history

21 November 2013

Australasian Cochrane Collaboration Symposium, (Melbourne)

Dorothy Mackerras

Systematic reviews to substantiate relationships to underpin health claims on food labels in Australia and New Zealand

22 November 2013

Victorian Department of Health (Melbourne)

Dorothy Mackerras

Substantiation of relationships

3 December 2013

In-service training for NT Dept of Health (Darwin)

Dorothy Mackerras

Health claims in Australia and New Zealand

Developing food guides: dietary modelling for revising core food groups in Australia

5 December 2013

Nutrition Society of Australia (Brisbane)

Judy Cunningham

Dorothy Mackerras

Nutritional impacts of phytosanitary irradiation on fruits and vegetables Folic acid does not increase all-cause mortality

28 February 2014

Centre of Research Excellence in Translating Nutritional Science to Good Health The University of Adelaide

Dorothy Mackerras

Epidemiology in food regulation

3 March 2014

Dept of Dietetics, Flinders University of South Australia, Adelaide

Dorothy Mackerras

Lies, damn lies and statistics: how to misuse the NNS data

6–7 March 2014

Lectures for Food Science students, University of Otago (Dunedin)

Diane Bourn

Food regulation in NZ and Australia; food labelling; nutrition and health claims

24 March 2014

Ausdrinks 2014 Conference

Steve McCutcheon

Food standards and regulatory insights

25 March 2014

Ausdrinks 2014 Conference

Leanne Laajoki

Australian Total Diet Study

2 April 2014

Lecture to students at University of Melbourne (Melbourne)

Diane Bourn

Nutrition and health claims

8 May 2014

Dairy Industry Association of Australia, Victorian Conference (Melbourne)

Duncan Craig

Assessing microbiological risks

20 May 2014

Grains and Legumes Nutrition Council Round Table

Renee Sobolewski

Monitoring nutrients in our food supply

21 May 2014

CSIRO Biotechnology Course (Canberra)

Lynda Graf

Panel member discussing the regulation of GM foods

27 May 2014

Dairy Australia workshop on health claims (Melbourne)

Judy Cunningham

Guidance document for the self-substantiation of general level health claims

4 June 2014

International Scientific Workshop: risk assessment considerations for RNAi-based GM plants

Lisa Kelly

Safety assessment considerations for foods derived from RNAi-based GM plants

15–18 June 2014

2014 Annual Conference of the Society of Risk Analysis—Europe (Istanbul, Turkey)

Hong Jin

Atypical bovine spongiform encephalopathy—the uncertainties around food safety

23 June 2014

AIFST National Conference Allergen Bureau Workshop

Lisa Katzer

The local view: cruise domestically to discover local developments and initiatives in allergen management

26 June 2014

AIFST National Conference Workshop (Melbourne)

Jenny Hazelton

The new standard—nutrition and health claims

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