The Institute for Global Food Security, in partnership with the safefood Knowledge Network, are hosting a virtual 2-day workshop, held across two morning sessions, on the topic of mycotoxins and antimicrobial agents with a focus on;

  • The challenges posed by these contaminants and residues in the food and feed supply chains
  • The impact of antimicrobial agents on the food chain
  • The role of diagnostics in the agri-food industry
  • Mitigation strategies to control and reduce these contaminants and residues in the food and feed chains

International speakers include;

  • Professor Rudolf Krska - University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU)
  • Dr Awanwee Petchkongkaew - Thammasat University, Bangkok
  • Professor Michel Nielen - Wageningen Food Safety Research, Wageningen University

The format will include a series of presentations followed by two breakout sessions with experts focusing on;

  • Mycotoxin mitigation strategies
  • Rapid diagnostics for mycotoxins
  • The impact of reducing antimicrobials in livestock farming
  • Challenges associated with diagnostics for antimicrobials

Attendees will be asked to select a preferred breakout session during registration for each morning session. Attendees will also receive two separate Zoom links for the 11th and 12th May respectively.


If you have any queries regarding this workshop please email Michael Hills at 

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