The Allergen Bureau presents regular seminars and conferences in Australia and New ZealandOur events provide participants with opportunities to find out the latest information on allergen management and discuss issues and challenges associated with allergen management tools.

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AIFST Technical Webinar:
Allergen management insights and industry guidance

16 February 2021

In three short presentations, this webinar will be showcasing industry best practice in food allergen management and labelling. These informative talks – provided for food industry by food industry – have been selected by the Allergen Bureau to provide you with a practical understanding of guidance resources and implementation in allergen management. What every food producer must know!

  • What every food producer MUST know about allergen management and labelling
    Lisa Warren, Allergen Bureau
  • Innovative approaches to food allergen management
    Imran Hanif, Monash Health and the Monash Health Central Production Kitchen
  • Agricultural allergen cross contact and Unexpected allergens in food
    Jasmine Lacis-Lee, Allergen Bureau and BVAQ 

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Food Allergy Forum

19-21 April 2021
Virtual Conference

The main objectives of the Food Allergy Forum are: providing a unique platform for the food industry, science, and regulatory authorities to exchange information and experiences on the various aspects of food allergy; reviewing current knowledge related to food allergy; and discussing strategies for prevention and control of food allergy ensuring food safety and protecting human health.

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4th Food Allergen Management Symposium

May 2021

The Food Allergen Management Symposium is the premier Southern Hemisphere symposium dedicated to assembling the world’s best minds across the spectrum of food allergen management. FAMS always brings together a holistic symposium program covering the latest issues in food allergen management and is targeted at everyone working in the food allergen space – researchers, consumer groups, food industry, laboratories, clinicians, dieticians, policy makers and enforcement agencies.

In 2021, the 4th Food Allergen Management Symposium – FAMS2021 – is once again scheduled to be held in our regular timeslot of mid-late May.

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Free From + Allergy Show

16-18 July 2021 Melbourne, Australia
17-19 September 2021 Sydney, Australia 

The Free From & Allergy Show, provides a comprehensive selection of free from, natural, and organic products and services, so you can live healthier, and happier.

The combined shows will cover everything you need to live a life free from ingredients that cause you harm or discomfort, while addressing all your needs to lead a stress-free life when it comes to allergies.

Find out more here.

foodpro 2021

25 – 28 July 2021 Sydney, Australia


In 2021 the greatest minds in the food and beverage world gather at foodpro. The technology and innovations seen here shape the future of food processing and packaging, and how it impacts the world around us. The next few years will define our future – both environmentally and economically. And the food industry has a huge role to play. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of the food revolution.

foodpro is a celebration of the contribution of Australian food producers, distributors and manufacturers. It’s where the industry gathers to generate solutions that will take us towards a more sustainable world.

Find out more about foodpro here.

AIFST21 Convention

26 – 27 July 2020
Sydney, Australia


We are pleased to announce that the AIFST21 Convention will be held at the Novotel, Sydney Olympic Park on Monday 26th and Tuesday 27th of July, 2021.

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Free From Food Asia

September 2021
Bangkok, Thailand

Free From Food Asia is the only dedicated Food Exhibition covering free from, organic, functional and vegan food trade for Importers, Traders, Retail and many other distribution channels from the Middle East and ASEAN countries.

Free From is becoming more and more important in Asia, often illustrated by Mintel research, given the high rise of Lactose and Dairy Intolerance among Asian consumers. Vegan is on the rise as one of the major trends in the big Asian and Middle East cities with millions and millions of habitants visiting Food Service outlets and ordering online catering every day. Also recent numbers (Euromonitor) indicate that 31% of the total trade is directly interested in buying free from, organic or vegan food products.

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