Intertek to Speak at ILSI Brazil Workshop 2017

March 21, 2017

Ontario, Canada - Intertek, a leading provider of quality and safety solutions to industries worldwide and Health, Environmental and Regulatory Services (HERS) will be speaking at the ILSI Brazil Food Safety Committee event during the “IX Workshop - Updates on Food Safety” from March 27-28, 2017, in São Paulo, Brazil.

International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) functions as a nonprofit, worldwide organization. Its company mission is to provide information on and solutions to scientific issues relating to nutrition, food safety, toxicology, risk assessment and the environment. ILSI collaborates with industry experts from the public and private sectors such as academia, government and other nonprofit groups in an effort to achieve their mission. Through this partnership, ILSI is able to better improve the health and well-being of individuals by conducting, gathering and summarizing scientific findings and sharing their unique skills and insights.

Intertek expert, Dr. Ashley Roberts, Senior Vice President, Food & Nutrition, will be speaking at this year’s event in the session titled, “Sweeteners: Do They Bear A Carcinogenicity Risk?” taking place from 9:30am–10:10am on March 28th, 2017.  During this session, Dr. Ashley Roberts will provide an overview on the potential carcinogenicity of high intensity sweeteners as a group and will discuss the findings reported within the publications from the Ramazzini Institute.

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About Intertek

Intertek is a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide. Through our network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 42,000 people in more than 100 countries, the Group is re-defining the industry with our Total Quality Assurance proposition. We go beyond physical quality control to provide total peace of mind through our innovative and bespoke Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification solutions for our customers’ operations and supply chains. Intertek Total Quality Assurance expertise, delivered consistently, with precision, pace and passion, enabling our customers to power ahead safely.


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For Media Inquiries:

Tracy Veale 
Global Marketing Manager 
Health, Environmental and Regulatory Services (HERS) 
Intertek Life Sciences 
Tel.: +1 905 542 2900