Dear Colleagues,

It is with great pleasure that I announce the 2nd Annual Meeting of the AOAC International Sub-Saharan Africa Section will take place from 4-8 November 2019 at the NH Lord Charles Hotel in Cape Town, South Africa.

This year, we would like to invite all AOAC Members, Community groups, and other interested individuals to submit abstracts for the scientific sessions that will be offered at the Annual Meeting. We encourage abstract submissions in line with the following areas: Food Safety and Quality; Food Security and Nutrition (i.e., Dietary Fibre & Nutrients); Food Allergens; Current methods in Food testing; Industrial research, technology & innovation; Food policy, regulations, laws and standards; Chemical Contaminants; Dietary Supplements; Food Allergens; Food Nutrition (i.e., Dietary Fibre & Nutrients); Microbiology; Mycotoxins; Other.

Your support and participation will be greatly valued and will ensure that this Section advances to become the analytical sciences platform in our region. We would therefor like to take this opportunity to invite you to join us at our annual meeting.

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