Presentation on theme: "A MATTER Enquiry Should we revisit Food Irradiation?"— Presentation transcript:
A MATTER Enquiry Should we revisit Food Irradiation?
What we hope to achieve? To gain a richer picture of issues associated with Food Irradiation - its development, use, benefits & risk To use our thinking on Responsible Innovation to identify questions which need to be asked and addressed in order for the technology to be considered beneficial, safe, appropriate and acceptable to society. To begin to prioritise these issues
To better understand why, how and at what stage it is appropriate to involve the public To identify if there is an appetite in the UK for taking this exploration further and what steps, if any, may be taken next. What we hope to achieve?
Whats going to happen today Scene Stetting Presentations – to set out the issues Coffee Discussion – to develop the enquiry Discussion – to identify the enquiries findings Sandwich lunch
How we would like to work Chatham House Rules Questions for clarification Respectful discussion No distractions (mobiles etc) Help us keep to time Health & Safety