Food Integrity Global 2024


The Steigenberger Airport Hotel Amsterdam

10th - 11th September

Sterling Crew


Institute of Food Science and Technology

Sterling is a food safety advocate with 40 years of experience working in the field of food safety, authenticity and global supply chain governance. Sterling is President of the Institute of Food, Science and Technology and Chairs  The Food Authenticity Network. He also holds a number of food related board positions. Sterling also acts as an independent food, science and regulatory advisor and expert witness. Sterling is as a food commentator with a number of webinars and publications to his name.

He started his career in government before a successful track history in retail , manufacturing. and the branded world. Sterling’s experience as a regulator, retailer, brand owner and food manufacturer has given him a unique perspective of the challenges of the global food supply network.

He sits on the New Ford editorial board.

Panel Discussion

9.30 – 10.15 am

Emerging Food Safety Threats

This expert panel reveals the most concerning food safety threats they see coming over the horizon in 2025 and beyond. Our Panel will explore potential challenges and emerging risks posed by global environmental changes, biotechnology advancements, and shifts in consumer behaviours. The debate will delve into how these factors might influence food contamination, disease outbreaks, and supply chain vulnerabilities. Panellists will also examine the readiness of current food safety systems to adapt and respond to these future threats, offering insights into proactive strategies and innovations required to safeguard food integrity in the years to come. 

Roberto Buttini with blue Barilla logo
Roberto Buttini

Vice President Global Quality & Food Safety, Barilla

Sarah Jeromson with Walmart logo
Sarah Jeromson

Senior Manager Food Safety and Quality, Walmart

Adeniyi Odugbemi

Global Director of Food Safety, ADM


Meet the Experts