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

El Comité Coordinador para Asia se creó en el 11.º período de sesiones de la Comisión del Codex Alimentarius celebrado en Roma (Italia), en julio de 1976. Su primera reunión se celebró en Nueva Delhi (India) en enero de 1977.

El coordinador regional opera desde el Centro Nacional de China para la Evaluación de Riesgos de Inocuidad de los Alimentos.

Las principales prioridades de China como coordinador son aumentar la participación en las reuniones del Codex, apoyar la priorización del trabajo del Codex en la región, mejorar la armonización de las normas de inocuidad de los alimentos y acelerar la revitalización del comité coordinador compartiendo información y comunicando periódicamente novedades sobre cuestiones relativas a la inocuidad alimentaria en la región.

China desea asimismo promover la colaboración con las organizaciones observadoras y favorecer una comunicación eficiente y eficaz entre los miembros regionales de la FAO, la OMS y la Secretaría del Codex.


Noticias de la región

Now is the time for action! The first ever Codex Trust Fund group project closes with ambitious plans for future collaboration

On 15 and 16 August, delegates from Bhutan, India and Nepal (BIN) met in the Bhutanese capital Thimphu for the ‘Terminal Meeting’ of the first ever Codex Trust Fund (CTF) group project. Attendees at the meeting lauded the project as a great success and were clear that rather than marking the end of the BIN collaboration, this was a pivotal moment where the three countries could look forward to consolidating what they have learned and building on what they have [...]
23 August 2023

New video: Codex and India’s White Revolution

In 1970, an ambitious programme to develop India’s dairy sector was launched under the name “Operation Flood”. The aim was to scale up a successful dairy cooperative at Anand in Gujarat State. It was implemented by India’s National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) with technical assistance from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). This led to what is known colloquially as the ‘White Revolution’ which has transformed India into the world’s largest milk producer. This highly successful cooperative model [...]
08 August 2023

Mongolia discussed status and future of food standards on World Food Safety Day

With a focus on emerging food safety challenges, Mongolia organized a consultation on the "Status and future of food standards in the country". Fifty representatives from various institutions discussed solutions and the next steps at the event on 7 June 2023 at the United Nations House in Ulaanbaatar. “Together with colleagues from ministries, laboratories, research and non-governmental organizations, food producers, universities, and media, we talked about the challenges and possible solutions to ensure food safety. For example, the lack of use [...]
13 July 2023

Voices from Codex at Pesticide Residues Committee in Beijing

As part of the celebrations for the Codex 60th anniversary, the Codex Secretariat has been gathering memories and stories from delegations attending committees in 2023. During the Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues which took place in Beijing, China from 26 June to 1 July 2023, the Secretariat was able to capture the views of three different Codex Members and a member of the invaluable interpretation team. Here are their stories.   Karsten Hohgardt, Germany    Warren Hughes, New Zealand    Steven Mines, Interpreter    Noemi Kiss, Hungary      Learn more Catch up on [...]
06 July 2023

Promoting food safety in Pakistan – awareness walk, radio show, and seminars

To mark World Food Safety Day 2023, FAO Pakistan organized activities ranging from a radio talk show and an awareness walk to seminars targeting students, farmers, and the general community. The walk, which took place on 7 June 2023 in Islamabad, brought almost 80 key stakeholders to march in solidarity and show commitment to collective action to prevent foodborne illnesses. “We wanted to highlight the crucial role of food safety in protecting public health and promoting sustainable development. This walk helped [...]
06 July 2023

Nepal celebrates World Food Safety Day with a city march and a high-level event

More than 400 participants walked in the capital of Nepal to raise awareness about food safety. Stakeholders from the government, academia, consumer forums, media, agri-food business, and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) marched with banners displaying messages about food safety and food standards. The city march, followed by a high-level event in Kathmandu, was held to celebrate World Food Safety Day on 7 June 2023. “We need to prioritize food safety not only to protect public [...]
30 June 2023

Japanese food company celebrates World Food Safety Day for the first time

Japanese food company, Zensho, celebrated World Food Safety Day for the first time this year and held lectures on Codex General Hygiene Principles in May and June. In the lectures, they took commemorative photos and pledged to continue working on food safety in the future. For all Zensho personnel the company is promoting food safety education based on the Codex General Principles of Food Hygiene, the “world standard for food safety”. This year, as the first World food Safety Day event, [...]
30 June 2023

India’s young food safety ambassador continues to spread awareness on World food Safety Day

Ojasvini Naik is an 11-year-old girl studying in Grade 6 in Mumbai, India. Since early childhood, she has been accompanying her mother to primary schools for food safety training for the workers who prepare mid-day meals for school children. She used to hear her mother talking about foodborne illnesses. This deeply impacted her young mind and she started spreading awareness about basic hygiene and the right of every child to safe food. She was felicitated as the Food Safety Ambassador [...]
29 June 2023

CCPR / Committee plays an increasingly important role in development of international food safety system

Mr. Zhang Xingwang, Vice Minister at the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of the People's Republic of China, (pictured above) opened the 54th session of the Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues (CCPR), taking place from 26 June to 1 July 2023 in Beijing, China. This committee sets the largest number of numerical standards in Codex and over the past 15 sessions in China has discussed and adopted over 5 000 maximum residue limits (MRLs) for pesticides. CCPR has also revised [...]
26 June 2023

Pakistan cooking oils company promotes World Food Safety Day messages across digital and traditional media

At the Pakistani cooking oil company, Shafaq, World Food Safety Day was promoted across social media and on television to educate people about food safety. The company worked on an awareness campaign with 130 “micro bloggers” and 7 “leading” health and food bloggers to promote food safety materials on Instagram and TikTok. In addition, food safety articles were published thanks to Shafaq, in digital publications. There was also television coverage of World Food Safety Day messaging. See the information video posted on [...]
14 June 2023
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