September 27, 2007
Bolsa de Comercio de Rosario
Santa Fe, Argentina
Framed in the 1st International Conference of ICC Latin America, “Cereals and cereal products: Quality and Innocuity. New challenges of the world demand”, Romer Labs will host a Workshop about Rapid Tests for the detection of Mycotoxins and GMO in Grain Products.
The city of Rosario (Santa Fe, Argentina) will be the meeting point for this conference, which is a unique opportunity for scientists, students, mill operators, and all the people involved in the cereal industry. For the first time in its history, the International Association for Cereal Science and Technology (ICC) organizes one of its conferences in South America.
Included in the official program, on Thursday 27 of September, Romer Labs presents its Workshop, where renowned academic representatives and industry delegates will expose their points of view about the most important aspects as a result of the new regimentation and market demands in the mycotoxins area of cereal industry.
08:20 Introduction to Mycotoxins
- Importance and relevance to the industry
- Occurrence in Latin America*
- International mycotoxin regulations
- Mycotoxins and HACCP
09:00 GMO and Non-GMO crops in the international grain markets.**
Regulations for GMO in Europe.**
09:30 Coffee Break
10:00 Rapid Methods vs. Reference Methods – A brief Introduction
10:30 Rapid Test Formats
- Immunological Tests (ELISA, Lateral Flow Devices)
- Chemical Tests (Fluorometric Tests) Advantages and limitations of different test formats
*Guest speaker from the academy area (to be confirmed)
**Guest speaker from the industry (to be confirmed)
Every participant will get a free access to our web based Mycotoxin Database and a complete information package.