A conference aimed at highlighting and preventing deficiencies in food processing safety is being held next month.
The European Hygienic Engineering & Design Group (EHEDG) World Congress summit takes place on 7-8 November in Valencia, Spain.
Innovative solutions for processing plants of different sectors and the principles of hygienic design will be discussed during the congress.
The event, co-organised by ainia centro tecnológico, will also focus on the design of equipment such as packaging machines, conveyors, valves, food contact materials and new cleaning and disinfection technologies.
Scientific methods for equipment evaluation will be shown such as the cleanability assessment of equipment according to EHEDG test methods.
EHEDG is a consortium of equipment manufacturers, food industries, research institutes and public health authorities with the aim of promoting hygiene during the processing and packaging of food products.