Food Regulations Post Brexit – Have Your Say

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Thursday, 19 October, 2017 - 09:30 to 15:30
Legends Lounge, Norwich City Football Club, Carrow Road, Norwich NR1 1JE

For anyone interested in understanding how the future may look after Brexit in the area of Food Regulations and to have your say on key topics in this area.

Organised by IFST's Eastern Branch, this event will bring together five knowledgeable speakers on Novel Foods, Nutritional/ Health Claims, Biocides Legislation, Food Hygiene, and Food Information Standards/ Labelling Regulations in a forum that will enable cross-examination of the issues raised and provide the opportunity to vote for your preferred outcome.

An event not to be missed! 


09.30 Registration

Welcome & Introduction

Chair, John Bassett, Policy and Scientific Development Director, IFST

Five speakers; one per topic each presenting 2 very different possible scenarios post-Brexit for the audience to vote on 


Novel Foods
Dr Andy Bowles, ABC FoodLaw


Biocides Legislation
Dr Peter Wareing, Food Safety & Manufacturing Consultant, Leatherhead Food Research


Nutritional/Health Claims
Dr Andy Bowles, ABC FoodLaw


Lunch, Networking and Exhibition


Food Hygiene
John Barnes, Former Head of Local Delivery, Food Standards Agency


Food Information Regulation (labelling) and standards
Mark Woolfe, Former Head of Authenticity, Food Standards Agency


Closing remarks



COST:  £50.00 IFST members/ £75.00 Non-members

​DRESS CODE: Lounge suit/business dress


  • From West (A47): Exit A47 at A146. Turn left at the first set of lights, continue to the next set of lights and turn right. At the roundabout take the second exit then to the next set of lights and turn right, follow King Street over the river and on your right is Carrow Road.
  • From South (A11): At Thickthorn Services roundabout take the 5th exit signposted A47 towards Gt.Yarmouth. From here use the directions above.
  • From Ipswich (A140): After passing Dunston Hall Hotel (on your right) keep following the A140 until you reach a roundabout where you will take the 3rd exit signposted A47, Gt. Yarmouth. Follow the A47 to the next exit (A146, Lowestoft). From the A146 use directions from the West above.
  • From the Railway Station (Norwich): A five-minute walk. When walking out of the station turn left and follow Koblenz Avenue.

Parking: There is ample free parking at the football club.



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