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Conference for laboratory sector at VIV Asia

LabQA2011 is a half day conference for food and feed testing laboratories aimed at laboratory managers, QA and QC managers and anyone interested in the production of safe food

It will be held at the Imperial Queen's Park Hotel in Bangkok on the afternoon of 7th March 2011.
 
LabQA2011 brings together expert from Thailand, Germany and the UK who will focus on topical issues such as proficiency testing, QA aspects of mycotoxin testing, GMO detection, trace residue analysis, campylobacter and assuring quality standards.
 
In addition, Sompiss Julabutradee, who has a wealth of experience in auditing food production in SE Asia, will share with attendees what auditors of farms and food production facilities are looking for in the laboratory reports produced for farm and factory testing.
 
Other speakers include Phil Smith from UK based LGC Proficiency Testing, Ronald Niemeijer from R-Biopharm, Julie Russell from the British Health Protection Agency and British poultry veterinarian Nigel Horrox.
 
They will be joined by the Thais Somvong Trakulroong from Biotec and Natchanun Leepipatiboon from Chulalongkorn University.
 
LabQA2011 is part of VIV Asia week. VIV Asia is Asia's leading livestock, feed and food show that covers the whole spectre of the production of animal derived foods.
 
In addition, there will be a specialist mycotoxins conference, Mycotoxins2011, on 8th March at the same venue.
 
The VIV Asia Exhibition, which includes food safety, food processing and laboratory exhibitors will be held on 9-10th March in Bangkok. 
 

Dick Ziggers

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