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غذاء آمن اليوم لغدٍ مفعم بالصحة

أطلقت نشرة إخبارية صدرت بتاريخ 18 شباط/ فبراير على قناة هيئة الدستور الغذائي على تويتر، وعلى موقع لنكد إن لمنظمة الأغذية والزراعة، وعلى قنوات اليوتيوب حملة اليوم العالمي لسلامة الأغذية لعام 2021 تحت شعار "غذاء آمن اليوم لغدٍ مفعم بالصحة". إن هذا اليوم الذي يكتسب زخما عالميا مع اقتراب الذكرى السنوية الثالثة لإطلاقه يدعو الحكومات وجميع العاملين في مجال الأغذية والمستهلكين إلى اتخاذ الإجراءات اللازمة. ضمان سلامة الأغذية – يجب على الحكومات ضمان أغذية آمنة ومغذية للجميع. توخي السلامة في زراعة الأغذية – [...]
19 February 2021

#اليوم العالمي لسلامة الأغذية 2021 / تابعوا إطلاق الحملة، 18 شباط/ فبراير، الساعة 15:00 بتوقيت وسط أوروبا.

سيتم إطلاق حملة اليوم العالمي لسلامة الأغذية لعام 2021 في 18 شباط/ فبراير، الساعة 15:00 بتوقيت وسط أوروبا مع إعلان موضوع الاحتفال لهذا العام. وسيكون هناك نشرة إخبارية تتضمن مساهمات من منظمة الأغذية والزراعة، ومنظمة الصحة العالمية، وأمانات هيئة الدستور الغذائي، والشبكة الدولية للسلطات المعنية بالسلامة الغذائية، بالإضافة إلى ضيوف من جميع أنحاء العالم، وستناقش النشرة سبب كون سلامة الأغذية مسألة تهم الجميع وتُمهّد الطريق للاحتفال بالمرة الثالثة بهذا اليوم الدولي في 7 حزيران/ يونيو، 2021. وسيتم بث نشرة الأخبار (باللغة [...]
16 February 2021

Ecuador launches food safety mascots live on Facebook

On Friday 12 February 2021, at 16:00 (CET), 10am local time, Agrocalidad, the Phyto and Zoosanitary Regulation and Control Agency in Ecuador will host a live Facebook broadcast to present a series of figurative cartoon characters that aim to carry key food safety messages to a wide audience. “Foodborne diseases represent a serious risk in both developed and developing countries and proper food handling can go a long way to preventing most of these,” said Rommel Betancourt, Coordinator of Food Safety [...]
12 February 2021

Ministers call on Codex to be bold in creating ambitious new standards

Welcoming delegates to the 32nd session of the Codex Committee on General Principles (CCGP) that is taking place virtually from 8 to 17 February 2021,  Julien Denormandie, Minister of Agriculture and Food, of the host country France said that in a world facing a major pandemic, the different stakeholders in the food sector everywhere face the challenge of producing healthy and good quality food in sufficient quantity, while at the same time coping with the risk of health, economic hazards [...]
11 February 2021

Codex technical committees underway again with meeting of General Principles

More than a year has passed since the last time a Codex technical committee met. When the Task Force on Antimicrobial Resistance ended on 13 December 2019 in Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea, nobody could imagine that there would be a 14 month wait for experts to gather once again to continue their formal deliberations of Codex business. The task of kicking off the 2021 series of meetings, with plans currently for a virtual year and online sessions, has fallen to France [...]
07 February 2021

Webinar - 5 February 12:00 CET / Good practices for the feed sector matter

A webinar taking place on 5 February 2021, 12:00-13:30 CET, entitled Feed safety – Good Practices for the Feed Sector Matter, will bring together experts from FAO and the International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF) to discuss the importance of feed safety in the sustainable production of safe food of animal origin. The event will also see the launch of a new manual on implementing the Codex Alimentarius Code of Practice on Good Animal Feeding. Primary producers, including farmers and the feed [...]
02 February 2021

Codex technical committees ready to meet the challenge of 2021 online

This year is going to be a big challenge for the Codex system as the technical committees that were suspended in 2020 due to the pandemic prepare to operate for the first time virtually. Experiences with the smaller Executive Committee and the success of the 43rd Commission have shown that both small and large groups can be brought together on line, but how easy will it be, operating virtually, to iron out more complex, technical differences on pesticides, contaminants or [...]
28 January 2021

Online webinar seeks to build consensus around antimicrobial text under development

Close to 200 participants gathered online on 19 January 2021 for the first of two webinars aimed at building understanding on a Codex text currently being drafted in the Codex antimicrobial resistance task force (TFAMR). The text in question is the Guidelines on Integrated Monitoring and Surveillance of Foodborne Antimicrobial Resistance which is being developed to assist governments when they design and implement their own AMR surveillance programmes. Typically, this type of programme will involve collecting and analyzing data from [...]
20 January 2021

The role of Codex and food safety in the 2021 Food Systems Summit

In 2021 a Food Systems Summit led by UN Secretary-General António Guterres will be part of what is known as the ‘Decade of Action’ to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Speaking at the Executive Committee session on 14 January 2021, Jamie Morrison, Director of the Food Systems Programme in FAO, told delegates how the Summit aims “to generate a much better understanding amongst the public as to the importance of the choices they make” regarding the purchase, consumption [...]
14 January 2021

FAO, WHO and Codex continuing to fulfil leadership in food safety and public health

Parent bodies applaud innovation in Codex, maintaining focus and momentum during the pandemic As the 80th session of the Executive Committee of the Codex Alimentarius Commission opened online on 13 January 2021, Maria Helena Semedo, Deputy Director-General of FAO, complimented Codex on its ability to quickly adapt to new efficient and effective virtual ways of working. During the pandemic, Codex standards have provided clear, immediate and effective solutions to protect supply chains and consumers and “together we have a chance to [...]
13 January 2021