Co-chair of Session 1 – Strategic look from the big players
Michèle Lees was in charge of Collaborative Research at the Nantes Food Laboratory of the Eurofins Group. Her work involved the development of new analytical techniques for the detection of food fraud. She was part of the Food Fraud Think Tank whose work provided key recommendations to the GFSI (Global Food Safety Initiative) for the mitigation of food fraud in food companies as part of their food safety management systems. In the Food Integrity project, she lead the group who developed a “Knowledge Base” bringing together available information on suitable analytical tools and associated reference data for the detection of food fraud.