Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

Regional Workshop on Implementation of GMP/HACCP in Asia - A Status Review

23 to 25 June 2014
Bangkok, Thailand

 

General objectives: to review the current status of GMP/HACCP in Asia with the aim of further promoting them.

Specific objectives : 

  • Share and review country scenario and experiences on implementing GMP/HACCP in the Region including issues and problems faced in implementing these;
  • Development of regional guidance/ norms for assisting countries to incorporate in their national regulations;
  • Identify priorities and actions for strengthening GMP/HACCP implementation in countries -  SLDBs/ governments;
  • Identify priorities and actions to strengthen regional collaboration in implementing aspects of GMP/HACCP.

 

Concept note

Programme

Opening remarks

Welcome address

Presentations

  1. Overview, objectives and expected outcomes of the programme
  2. Food control systems and role of GMP/HACCP
  3. Principles and concepts of GMP and HACCP
  4. GMP/HACCP guidelines for SLDBs – key aspects
  5. HACCP – the road ahead preparation for an update of the Codex Alimentarius’ HACCP standard based on the discussions at Finland
  6. Codex HACCP and ISO 22000:2005 – similarities and differences
  7. Mandatory inspection, voluntary inspection and certification in GHP/HACCP
  8. Experience of a certification body: India - Country scenario
  9. Experience of a certification body: India - Experience of Certification Body
  10. Experience of a certification body: Indonesia
  11. Experience of a certification body: Japan
  12. Experience of a certification body: Malaysia
  13. Experience of a certification body: Nepal
  14. Experience of a certification body: Philippines
  15. Experience of a certification body: Sri Lanka
  16. Experience of a certification body: Thailand
  17. Experience of a certification body: Viet Nam
  18. Summary of status of countries in implementing GMP/HACCP


List of participants