March 1-5, 2025
Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Food Safety and Food Science.

Sampling of Food Safety/Food Science technical sessions and short courses.

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The following is a sample of the technical sessions relevant to Food Safety and Food Science.


  • Phosphorus Acid MRL Barrier to EU Export of California Tree Nuts: Analytical Methodology
  • A Combined Separations Approach to Mapping Allergen Protein Chemistries in Thermally Processed Foods
  • Postharvest Chemistry Research at USDA-ARS: Analytical Challenges for Key Specialty Crop Trade Barriers

Organized Sessions

  • Introduction of a Novel LC Stationary Phase for Food Safety


  • Implementation of Routine Contaminant Screening to Ensure Higher Confidence in the Modern Food Laboratory
  • Strategies in Development of LC –MS/MS based Methods for Vitamins Analysis in Food and Dietary Supplements – Two Case Studies
  • The Determination of Polyphenols and Related Compounds in Chocolate and Confectionary Products
  • HPLC Method Development and Transfer with Core-Shell Columns for Agricultural Applications

Poster Sessions

  • Direct Carbohydrate Analysis in Beverages and Food Using Pulsed Amperometric and Charged Aerosol Detection
  • Optimization of Type of Culture, Ripening Time, Temperature and Salt Concentration in a Model Cheese Using Response Surface Methodology: Determination of Proteolysis in Cheese by Chromatographic Methods

  • Preservation of the Environment in the Production Chain Crop Protection in Brazil

Organized Sessions

  • Advanced Technology for Food Safety and Cosmetics Analysis
  • Is Analysis Really Helping Affected Parties? The Allergen Show-Case
  • Identification of Chemical Contaminants in Food Samples with Mass Spectrometry without Chromatography
  • Rapid Determination of Chemical Composition of Various Food Packing Materials Using Laser Desorption/Electrospray+Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionization/Mass Spectrometry

Poster Sessions

  • Determination of Hexanal in Foods Utilizing Dynamic Headspace GC/MS
  • Wool Packing or No Wool Packing in a Splitless GC Inlet Liner—What is Better for Pesticide Analysis? A Case Study with a QuEChERS Strawberry Extract
  • Only One Platform to Approach Different Sample Preparation for the Food Quality Characterization
  • Hop Aroma Characterization by Gas Chromatography with Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry (GC-TOFMS)


    • Modified Silica Nanoparticles for the Rapid Separation and Detection of [i]E. coli[/i]
    • Colorimetric Sensing Arrays for the Detection of Exotic Pests in Cargo Shipments

    Poster Sessions

    • Cellulose Acetate Membrane-Based Colorimetric Device to Discriminate Amines
    Organized Sessions

    • Interaction of Food and Package Components – Positive and Negative Effects
    • Metabolomics Study Reveals High Fructose Feeding Inducing Copper Deficiency

    Poster Sessions

    • Use of Red Chili Pepper as Natural Antioxidant for Improving the Oxidative Stability of Edible Oil
    Organized Sessions

    • Silver Migration from Commercially Available Food Contact Materials under Stressful Use Conditions

    Poster Sessions

    • Analysis of Kenyan Honey for Essential and Heavy Metals by Atomic Absorption and Atomic Emission Spectroscopy

    • Current Challenges and Recent Advancements on the Authentication and Adulteration of Olive Oil

    Poster Sessions

    • Study of Magnetic-Bead Systems to Remove Peanut Allergens
    Organized Sessions

    • Advances in Sample Preparation for Selective Lipid Removal in Contaminant Analysis
    • Evaluation of Long Term Migration from Can Coating into Food Simulants


    • How Can it be Hard to Make a QuEChERS Kit?
    • High-Throughput Analysis of Pesticide Contaminants in Complex Food Matrices

    Poster Sessions

    • New Selective SPE Clean-Up Method Based on Molecularly Imprinted Polymers for Glyphosate and AMPA Analysis with and without Derivatization for Water, Food and Feed
    • Analysis of Pesticides Residues in Apples
    • An Examination of Automated Sampling Techniques of Whiskey Samples

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