• Event Date
  • September 11-12, 2017    9am-5pm
  • Jewels Resort and Golf Club - Runaway Bay, Jamaica

Wide Range of Activities

The 2017 Food Safety and Security Conference comes from the demand from our industry players as well as our mission…

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Expert Industry Speakers

Our 2017 Key Speakers have been specifically selected to deliver cutting edge information on food security and safety befitting our…

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Leading Sponsors

We invite you to sponsor the Food Safety Conference 2017 and build your brand in the Caribbean region and overseas…

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Past Speakers and Participants

Genetically Modified Foods, New Food Technologies, Supply Chain Food Security, Export Criteria for International Markets, Tourism Health

Program Schedule

  • Topics / Sessions ..



    • Setting the scene in food safety – global perspectives
    • Building a robust FS programme, what does it look like?
    • Understanding FSMA and the Foreign Suppliers Verification Programme. Caribbean readiness

    Concurrent Sessions:

    • Food safety cost of profit – a tourism concern
    • Food fraud – a paradigm shift
    • Politics of genetically modified foods, past, present and future
    • A HACCP importance in FS management – can we rely on it?
    • Innovative and new technology in fresh food preservation
    • Auditing HACCP systems in food premises
    • Microorganisms of importance in food plants
    • Allergens, the hidden hazards on your menu… how to protect your profits through labelling compliance
    • Food traceability, consumer rights through labelling


  • Topics / Sessions


    • Motivation over penalty, FS cultural challenges
    • Caribbean updates on foodborne illness trends… global perspectives
    • Reflection on food safety learning – the journey for industry
    • Community Tourism implications, opportunities and threats

    Concurrent Sessions:

    • Effectiveness if FS enforcement in different cultures
    • Developing an environmental monitoring program for small and medium sized enterprises
    • FS for fresh produce
    • Readiness in export – What does it mean?
    • Implementing FS management through risk assessment (Safer food for Better Business, (SFBB)
    • Case study: Getting it right the first time… importance in Export a fresh approach
    • Labelling laws – understanding what is required for nutrition labelling
    • FS Manager proctor examination