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Comité Coordinador Regional del Codex para Asia (CCASIA) - Coordinador regional: India

El Comité Coordinador para Asia se creó en el 11.o período de sesiones de la Comisión del Codex Alimentarius (CAC), celebrado en Roma (Italia) en julio de 1976. Its first meeting was held in New Delhi (India) in January 1977. Su primera reunión tuvo lugar en Nueva Delhi (India) en enero de 1977. Posteriormente su nombre se amplió a Comité Coordinador Regional del Codex para Asia (CCASIA) puesto que esta denominación reflejaba mejor la participación de los países de la región.

El principal objetivo del CCASIA es promover la comunicación entre los miembros asiáticos, así como elaborar normas regionales para determinados productos alimenticios. Desde su creación, el CCASIA ha venido trabajando para proteger la salud de los consumidores y garantizar prácticas equitativas en el comercio de alimentos.

 


Noticias de la región

FAO team up with Food and Drug Authority in Indonesia to celebrate World Food Safety Day

The National Drugs and Food Authority (BPOM) in Indonesia held a webinar on 10 June entitled "World Food Safety Day: Safe Food in Markets" to commemorate the 2nd anniversary of this UN Day. Those participating included key partners in food safety practice in Indonesia and the keynote address was given by FAO Representative in Indonesia, Stephen Rudgard. Read the full report on the FAO Indonesia website.
07 July 2020

Spices sector gears up for post-COVID challenges and revival

by Codex Committee on Spices and Culinary Herbs (CCSCH) Secretariat Towards the end of 2019, a new strain of coronavirus named SARS-CoV-2, which showed unprecedented virulence and severity, was reported from Wuhan, China. Within about three months, the number of confirmed cases of infection, called COVID-19, had soared and the virus had spread to many countries across the world with exponentially rising infection and death rates. The outbreak was then declared a global health emergency, and on 11th March 2020, WHO [...]
02 July 2020

Message from Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director, WHO South-East Asia Region

On World Food Safety Day, WHO reiterates its commitment to supporting Member States in the Region to promote and capitalize on momentum to prevent, detect and manage the risk associated to the consumption of unsafe food.  Through a message to countries, Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh explains the progress made and the remaining challenges to tackle food safety.  Based on the new, recently adopted Framework for Action on Food Safety, Dr Singh highlights the three priority areas for South-East Asia to sustain [...]
24 June 2020

Sharing the responsibility for food safety in Indonesia

The Balai Besar POM (BBPOM) central office in Jayapura cannot work alone to guarantee food security in the province of Papua, it must work in synergy with other regional and cross-sector government offices. This suggestion was conveyed by one of the callers who joined the Interactive Dialogue "World Food Safety Day, Food Safety Joint Responsibility" at the RRI Jayapura on Tuesday 16 June 2020, which was carried out by teleconference. In an interactive dialogue guided by RRI Jayapura moderator Ida [...]
23 June 2020

Ensuring Food Safety in the Philippine Coconut Industry

By Luz Brenda P. Balibrea Coconut oil, desiccated coconut, coconut water, coconut milk, coconut sap sugar and refined glycerin are among the coconut food products that are continuously making a big wave in the international market. As demand for natural food products is expanding, ensuring food safety is very important. Thus, the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA), being the primary agency mandated to promote the integrated development and growth of the coconut and other palm oil industry in the Philippines in all [...]
18 June 2020

Food science and agriculture students promote food safety among peers in China

To celebrate the second World Food Safety Day, at the end of May, the College of Food Science and Engineering of Qingdao Agricultural University organized a research team to carry out activities, with the aim of “using their professional advantage to help young people eat healthy”. Activities were operated by online questionnaire and offline survey, due to COVID-19 pandemic. The team designed a questionnaire from the aspects of regular work schedule and healthy diet to investigate the diet, nutrition, health and [...]
16 June 2020

Heating, refrigerating and air conditioning engineers run World Food Safety Day campaign in India

By Avesahemad Sayyadnaimutulla Husainy, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, SITCOE, Yadrav- Ichalkaranji, Maharashtra, India. On the occasion of World Food Safety Day 2020, ISHRAE (Indian Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers) Kolhapur-Sangli Subchapter and Sharad Institute of Technology College of Engineering, Yadrav- Maharashtra conducted awareness activities and a campaign for World Food Safety Day-2020. It was a first time experience in celebrating this day. A webinar was held for engineering students and ISHRAE student members for awareness campaigns. Also for World Food [...]
15 June 2020

Actions taken by China National Centre for Food Safety Risk Assessment for World Food Safety Day

The China National Centre for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA) organized a series of online activities to celebrate the second World Food Safety Day (WFSD) on 7 June 2020. The aim of these activities was to raise consumer awareness of food safety under the theme "Food safety, everyone’s business".  CFSA launched a special column on its website to promote food safety and call upon consumers to take action to prevent foodborne diseases. Consumers could read and participate in various virtual events [...]
12 June 2020

Korea holds 19th annual celebration of food safety

‘Korea is a leader in food safety’ Tom Heilandt, Codex Secretary, said in a video message for the 19th Korean Food Safety Day ceremony. The 19th Korean Food Safety Day ceremony was held at the International Center of the Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Seoul, Korea on 12 June on a smaller scale than usual due to COVID-19. However, the food safety heroes along the food chain – in production, processing, storage, transport, retail and distribution – as well [...]
12 June 2020

On World Food Safety Day Megan Young explains the five keys to safer food at home

On World Food Safety Day Megan Young shows why respect for food, knowing where it has come from and what it is made of, is a critical part of ensuring what we eat is safe. In a video produced for the WHO Philippines promotion of World Food Safety Day, Megan demonstrates how to practice the WHO 5 keys for safer food when cooking Tinola a traditional chicken soup.     Handling food safely prevents foodborne diseases.Miss World 2013 and @FAOPhilippines #ZeroHunger Champion Megan Young [...]
11 June 2020
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Coordinador de CCASIA

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Secretaría de CCASIA

National Codex Contact Point
Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
FDA Bhawan, Kotla Road,
New Delhi -110002 INDIA
Tel: +91-11-23237439
Correo electrónico: [email protected]
Sitio web: http://www.fssai.gov.in/Codexindia.aspx