Peter Whelan- Director of Audit & investigations, Food Safety Authority of Ireland

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    • Peter Whelan- Director of Audit & investigations, Food Safety Authority of Ireland's presentations

    Peter Whelan qualified as an Environment Health officer in 1982. He worked as an EHO, Senior EHO and Principal EHO in the Eastern Health Board and Dublin Local Authorities before taking up the post of Contracts Manager and then Director of Service Contracts in the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI). Peter then took a 5 year secondment to the post of Executive Chairman of the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority. Peter is now Director of Audit and Investigations in the FSAI. Further studies include MSc Food Science, UCD, MSc Management, Trinity College, BA (Hon) Counselling and Psychotherapy, Dublin Business School and currently MSc Work and Organisational Behaviour, DCU.

     Presentation Title: Food Fraud – Detect, deter and disrupt

    Brief Synopsis of Talk: The presentation will define food fraud, examine key aspects and motivations for this crime, outline some control measures that can be taken in the fight against fraudsters operating in the food supply chain and the legal responsibility of everyone involved in food business operations including transporters.

 

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