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

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Romer Labs food allergen half-day seminars

Auckland and Sydney free admission for Allergen Bureau members

The Allergen Bureau is pleased contribute to two upcoming half-day food allergen seminars being supported by Romer Labs in Auckland, NZ on Wednesday 27 September 2017 and Sydney, Australia on Tuesday 3 October 2017. Allergen Bureau members can register for free to both seminars. Read more about the two seminars below.

‘NZMS’ Scientific Food Allergen Seminar 2017

Sudima Hotel Auckland Airport, Wednesday 27th September Afternoon

New Zealand Medical and Scientific would like to invite you to their Scientific Food Allergen Seminar.

The seminar aims to build confidence and provide guidance to food manufacturers on producing allergen free foods. It will cover a range of food allergen management topics as well as demonstrations of Romer Labs allergen testing products. NZMS Scientific is presenting two international guest speakers; Georgina Christensen expert in Allergen Management, Food Labelling and Product Development from the Allergen Bureau (Australia/New Zealand) and Ms. Liau Yong Wee – Romer Labs Managing Director Asia Pacific.The seminar will also include a NZ food industry perspective on allergen management experience.

Program and Speakers Bio

Register Now. Registrations close on Friday 15th September.
Please contact your NZMS representative or NZMS head office if you have any question.

‘Romer Labs and Arrow Scientific’ Scientific Food Allergen Seminar 2017

Building confidence in allergen-free food and beverage manufacturing
Rydges Parramatta, 116-118 James Ruse Drive, Rosehill, NSW – Tuesday 3rd October 8:30 am to 1:00 pm

Guest speakers include Kirsten Grinter, Allergen Bureau President & Regulatory and Scientific Affairs Manager Nestlé Australia and Ms. Mabel Ng – Romer Labs Regional Technical Support Specialist

To RSVP or for more information, call (02) 9808 3735 or email or
Registration is priced at $60 per pax (includes lunch).

Allergen Bureau members are entitled to free attendance to the seminar.

Romer Labs Company Profile

Founded in Washington, MO, in 1982, Romer Labs became over the years a leading provider of diagnostic solutions for the agricultural, food and feed industry. Today, Romer Labs offers a broad range of innovative diagnostic solutions covering mycotoxins, food pathogens, food allergens, gluten, GMO, veterinary drug residues, and other food contaminants. The key objective at Romer Labs is to provide scientifically sound, high-quality products and an exceptional service, in line with their mission – Making the World’s Food Safer®.

PAAM 2017 Pediatric Allergy and Asthma

26 – 28 October 2017
London, UK

The EAACI cordially invite you to join us at the Pediatric Allergy and Asthma Meeting – PAAM 2017, which will be held in London, 26 – 28 October, 2017.

The European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) has enjoyed successful Focused Meetings over the last few years and the Pediatric Allergy and Asthma Meeting, PAAM 2015 was the largest with over 1,300 attendees travelling to Berlin for the event.

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5 – 8 March 2018 
Tokyo, Japan
GFSI: Safe Food for Consumers Everywhere

The GFSI Global Food Safety Conference is a unique annual event bringing together over 1,000 leading food safety specialists from over 50 countries to advance Food Safety globally. The Conference provides the opportunity to meet and network with industry peers, share knowledge, benefit from thought-provoking presentations from internationally reputed industry experts and hear innovative ideas to implement in your workplace.

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Frontiers in Food Allergy and Allergen Risk Assessment and Management

18-20 April 2018, Barcelona, Spain

Following the end of iFAAM – the EU funded collaborative research project on “Integrated Approaches to Food Allergy and Food Allergen Management”, ILSI Europe is organizing a symposium 18-20 April 2018, in Barcelona, Spain. This symposium will provide an ideal forum to disseminate the evidence, knowledge and tools developed in the iFAAM project to stakeholders and actors involved in food allergen and food allergy management gloibally. The symposium will also identify key activities required for further implementation.

Themes addressed will include:

  • Patterns, prevalence and severity of reactions
  • Prevention of food allergy
  • Factors affecting sensitivity of allergic individuals and severity of reactions
  • Evidence based risk assessment
  • Allergen analysis in foods
  • Reactions in the community
  • Allergenicity risk assessment for novel foods and GMOs

Save the date and be part of this forum to address current and future challenges in food allergy and food allergen management.
The MoniQA Association is consortium partner of iFAAM and supports the international efforts to make precautionary food allergen labeling more transparent for consumers and to provide a sustainable online toolbox for allergen management along the food supply chain.

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