Brian G. Bedard

Director, Food Safety and Animal Health

Brian BEDARD, the Director of Animal Health and Food Safety for Alinea International, is a veterinary epidemiologist and food safety specialist with experience in Canada, the United States, China, Southeast Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Mongolia, Latin America and the Caribbean regions. His work has included international projects and programs related to livestock health and production, sustainable agriculture, food safety, R&D, curriculum development, training, and the facilitation of sustainable agri-food value chains through public-private partnerships. During his tenure at the World Bank, he managed international programs such as the Global Food Safety Partnership (GFSP), the Global Program for Human and Avian Influenza (GPAI) and One Health Initiatives.

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Day 1: Jun 7, 2021

11:30 am

11:30 am

Track 2: Food Regulation


Canada imports food from over 250,000 suppliers in many countries. Keeping up to date on the food safety regulations, understanding the limitations to best practices, and navigating the field of compliance for suppliers and customers throughout the global food ecosystem can be challenging.  Take this opportunity to learn from a leading international food safety expert, and get a global perspective on food safety issues and requirements.

  • Overview of the global outlook for food safety
  • International regulatory landscape
  • Increasing international traceability
  • Developing a connected approach to education and training

Ensure you have a broad global knowledge, to make the right decisions for your products

Day 2: Jun 8, 2021