Summit Themes

Theme 1

Deliberate contamination of food

Understanding the growing threat to the integrity of the global food system from food fraud and food terrorism. Formulating a call for action to build a robust global food defence system

Theme 2

The threat from pathogens to the food system

Understanding the growing complexities and risks to human health from foodborne illness and antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Formulating a call for action to build a global monitoring system for foodborne illness and AMR

Theme 3

Human exposure to chemical cocktails present in foods

Understanding the growing levels of human exposure to multiple chemicals present in foods. Formulating a call for action to build develop new ways of assessing the risks to human health from these exposures.

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Theme 4

Delivering the nutritional needs for the 21st century global population

Understanding the major nutritional challenges to support improved health and wellbeing of the human population. Formulating a call for action to build a global nutritional security policy.