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Poland first out of the blocks in support of World Food Safety Day

With remarkable speed the Polish Agricultural and Food Quality Inspectorate has already launched its awareness raising campaign as the world gears up for the 2021 World Food Safety Day on 7 June. Writing on their official website and on social media following the launch of the campaign on 18 February 2021, Poland encourages all its citizens to follow the events surrounding the UN Day and engage with others to celebrate “safe food now for a healthy tomorrow”, the theme of this [...]
25 February 2021

CCGP Francia / La organización, clave para el éxito del evento virtual

Países de todo el mundo observaron atentamente a la Secretaría francesa con motivo de la celebración de la primera reunión virtual de un órgano auxiliar del Codex, el Comité del Codex sobre Principios Generales (CCGP), evento que dio inicio a la serie de reuniones técnicas del Codex de 2021. El Comité Ejecutivo ya había demostrado que era posible organizar reuniones de este modo para grupos más pequeños, y el primer periodo de sesiones virtual de la Comisión celebrado en la [...]
25 February 2021

Alimentos inocuos ahora para un mañana saludable

El 18 de febrero se difundió un boletín informativo a través del canal de Twitter del Codex, del LinkedIn de la FAO y del canal de YouTube para lanzar la campaña del Día Mundial de la Inocuidad de los Alimentos 2021 con el tema “Alimentos inocuos ahora para un mañana saludable”. En este día, que está cobrando relevancia en todo el mundo a medida que se acerca su tercer aniversario, se hace un llamamiento para que los gobiernos, quienes trabajan con [...]
19 February 2021

#WorldFoodSafetyDay 2021 / Conéctese al lanzamiento de la campaña, 18 de febrero a las 15:00 CET

El 18 de febrero de 2021 a las 15:00 CET lanzaremos la campaña del Día Mundial de la Inocuidad de los Alimentos de 2021 y anunciaremos el tema de la celebración de este año. En un boletín informativo en el que participarán la FAO, la OMS junto con las Secretarías de Comisión del Codex Alimentarius y de la Red Internacional de Autoridades en materia de Inocuidad de los Alimentos, además de varios invitados de todo el mundo analizaremos por qué [...]
16 February 2021

Ecuador presenta en Facebook a los personajes emblema de la inocuidad de los alimentos

El viernes, 12 de febrero de 2021, a las 16.00 (Hora de Europa central [CET]) —las 10.00 hora local—, Agrocalidad —la Agencia de Regulación y Control Fito y Zoosanitario del Ecuador— realizará una transmisión en directo en Facebook para presentar una serie de personajes de dibujos animados con el objetivo de hacer llegar mensajes clave de la inocuidad de los alimentos a un amplio público. “Las enfermedades de transmisión alimentaria representan un grave riesgo tanto en los países desarrollados como en [...]
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