First International Conference on Food and Environment - The Quest for a Sustainable Future

Event Date: 
June 21, 2011 to June 23, 2011

The First International Conference on Food and the Environment will focus on a variety of issues affecting food production and distribution, emphasizing the effects of modern food production processes on human health, the environment and ecology.

Part of the Wessex Institute of Technology conference program, this event is also supported by the International Journal of Sustainable Development and Planning.

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Conference topics will include:

  • Food processing issues

  • Contamination of food

  • Pharmaceuticals in food

  • Obesity-related issues

  • Pesticides and nutrients

  • Hormonal effects

  • Food and fecundity

  • Genetic engineering

  • Freezing and thawing

  • Heavy metals

  • Pathogens

  • Salination problems

  • Desertification

  • Transportation problems

  • Traceability

  • Threshold values

  • Modern farming

  • Changing climate

  • Laws and regulations

  • Epidemiological studies

  • Water resources problems

  • Animal welfare

  • Impact of food production on the environment


Event Details
Contact Name: 
Beverley Copland
Contact Email:
Wessex Institute of Technology UK
Ashurst Lodge, Ashurst (New Forest)

Southampton, U.K. SO40 7AA
Phone Number: 
44 (0) 238 0293223
Fax Number: 
44 (0) 238 0292853