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SSAFE creates a series of posters with FAO for World Food Safety Day

For World Food Safety Day 2021, SSAFE has collaborated with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to develop a series of posters to demonstrate that together, through partnerships, we can do more to deliver safe food. Because food safety is everyone’s business! The six posters, which you can download for free below, cover the following key topics: Ensuring food safety throughout the supply chain: the journey of a vanilla bean Food safety is science-based Global process standardization drives food safety [...]
06 June 2021

Collaboration and education held up as keys to a food safe future in multiagency discussion for World Food Safety Day

In anticipation of the 7 June World Food Safety Day celebrations, the World Health Organization (WHO), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Food Programme (WFP) held a joint event this morning to explore and discuss the One Health approach to food safety. The event had an audience of nearly 400 participants from 69 countries in Zoom, plus 320 in YouTube. The [...]
03 June 2021


粮农组织、世卫组织和食典委将在线举办世界食品安全日活动,讨论“保障食品安全,构筑健康未来” 在2021年6月7日世界食品安全日,联合国粮食及农业组织(FAO)、世界卫生组织(WHO)和食典委秘书处将举办一次在线讨论会,邀请首席科学家Ismahane Elouafi和Soumya Swaminathan重点介绍当今和未来科学在确保食品安全方面发挥的重要作用。两位科学家将探讨今年世界食品安全日主题的重要性,该主题是:“保障食品安全,构筑健康未来。” 在讨论会开始时将播放粮农组织总干事屈东宇和世卫组织总干事谭德塞的致辞。 两位首席科学家将重点阐述粮农组织和世卫组织食品安全举措的科学基础。Elouafi博士(粮农组织)和Swaminathan博士(世卫组织)将着重介绍一些基于科学的政策支持、技术指导和能力建设活动,这些活动使成员国受益良多。 他们还将回答与会者提出的问题。 Elouafi博士是粮农组织成立以来的首位首席科学家,该职位由粮农组织总干事屈东宇于2020年9月设立。她曾在国际研究组织中担任过许多高级职务,还是各种战略专家小组和科学咨询小组的成员。她还因倡导被忽视和未充分利用的农作物而在国际上享有盛誉,并大力推动在科学领域增强妇女的权能。 Swaminathan博士曾是儿科医生,拥有三十年的研究和临床护理经验,重点是结核病和艾滋病毒。她曾在印度政府中担任高层职务,并在多个全球咨询机构中任职,包括世卫组织审查全球公共卫生战略和行动计划专家小组。担任首席科学家之前,她是世卫组织主管规划的副总干事。 来自世界各地的食品安全倡导者将介绍其成功经验,他们将展示不同部门的人在解决本地食品安全问题时采用的各种方法。 这次讨论会将持续45分钟,并将配备阿拉伯文、中文、法文、俄文和西班牙文口译。   请在此注册: 请通过粮农组织网站收看直播。 食品安全,人人有责:我们每个人都可以发挥作用。请在社交媒体上使用#世界食品安全日传播这次讨论会的消息。 详情请洽:[email protected]  
02 June 2021

CCFICS25 / Trade is what will continue to keep our global community together

The 25th session of the Codex Committee on Food Import and Export Inspection and Certification Systems (CCFICS) being held virtually from 31 May 2021 to 8 June, began with a welcome in the Ngunnawal language to Ngunnawal country the land where Canberra is located. “We acknowledge and pay our respects to the elders,” said Lyn O’Connell, Deputy Secretary in the Australian Department of Agriculture, Water & The Environment further acknowledging all traditional owners on the land from which CCFICS delegates [...]
31 May 2021

Good progress on methods of analysis and sampling at first virtual meeting

The Codex Committee on Methods of Analysis and Sampling (CCMAS) will be sending for final adoption by the next session of the Codex Alimentarius Commission a revision of the Codex Guidelines on Measurement Uncertainty (CXG 54 - 2004). Measurement uncertainty is part of the analytical process in food control of assessing whether food products meet relevant specifications. It enables results to be compared and is key to testing and decision making. Factors that can affect measurements during testing include changes in [...]
26 May 2021

Delegates proud to contribute to the work of Codex committee

“It's great to be participating in a virtual event of CCMAS41 along with nearly 400 participants from around the world, seeking to agree standards for the sampling and analysis of foods” said Selvarani Elahi, UK delegate, currently present at the Codex Committee on Codex Committee on Methods of Analysis and Sampling (CCMAS) hosted by Hungary from 17 to 25 May 2021. The shift to virtual meetings for Codex technical committees in 2021 has seen a significant uptake in attendance particularly from [...]
21 May 2021

Codex Committee moving towards a single, analytical standard for analysis and sampling

The Codex Committee on Analysis and Sampling (CCMAS) begins its first virtual session on 17 May 2021. This committee provides the A to Z of international methods for the verification of 100s of provisions in Codex standards developed by commodity committees, from acidity in fats and oils to zinc in vinegar. Codex Procedural Manual Principles for the Establishment of Codex Methods of Analysis Codex Standard 234 Recommended Methods of Analysis and Sampling This committee also serves as a coordinating body for Codex with [...]
16 May 2021

Contaminants committee proposes new maximum levels for cadmium in chocolate

The 14th session of the Codex Committee on Contaminants in Food (CCCF14) has recommended for adoption to the Codex Alimentarius Commission new maximum levels (MLs) for cadmium in chocolate. Codex MLs ensure food does not contain contaminants at levels which could threaten human health. The levels set for cadmium are 0.3mg/kg for the category of chocolate containing up to 30 percent cocoa total solids and 0.7mg/kg for the 30 to 50 percent category. Ecuador led the work on developing the new [...]
13 May 2021

CCCF14 / Taking part virtually in Codex meetings

“No long-haul flights, no jet lag and a chance for team participation are some of the advantages of virtual meetings,” said Pisan Pongsapitch, Thailand one of over 350 delegates currently present at the Codex Committee on Contaminants in Food (CCCF) hosted by The Netherlands from 3 to 7 May 2021. The virtual environment means a greater opportunity for more interested delegates to participate, who would otherwise not be able to take part in a physical meeting due to travel restrictions or [...]
06 May 2021

INFOSAN hosts webinars in the run up to World Food Safety Day (7 June)

At the end of April, the International Food Safety Authorities Network (INFOSAN) hosted three webinars as part of preparations for World Food Safety Day, which will take place on 7 June this year. The webinars served as an introduction to and overview of the 2021 campaign, with a presentation by Chile’s agency for food safety and quality (ACHIPIA) about the events they will hold this year. Members had an opportunity to talk about their experiences from last year’s celebrations and start [...]
05 May 2021