Tour 2: Advanced Food Safety and Quality

Visit the Institute for Global Food Security, Queen’s University, Belfast, a world leader in research to track and prevent contamination of crops, animal feeds and foods. IGFS helps detect fraud along the supply chain and develop advanced food provenance systems, help to improve the quality of crops and the health of farm animals and their resistance to disease. At a time when the world’s population is growing at its fastest ever rate, food security is a major global challenge. The Institute for Global Food Security plays a major role in delivering safe, sustainable, nutritious and authentic food to the world’s population, and has become globally recognised for its excellence in research.


Time Tour 2: Advanced Food Safety and Quality
Institute for Global Food Security, Queen’s University
09:30 – 11:00  Tour of laboratories and research facilities
11:00 – 11:30 Break
11.30 – 12.00 Tour of CS Lewis Library
12.00 – 13.15 Presentations of selected PhD research projects
13.15 to 14.00 Lunch
14.00 to 15.00 Case study presentations:
1. Supply chain integrity – adaptation of block code technology to provide traceability within the pork sector
2. Adding value to a basic food product – Moy Park Omega 3 chicken

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