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The CCASIA Region - Regional Coordinator China

The Coordinating Committee for Asia was established at the 11th Meeting of the Codex Alimentarius Commission held in Rome, Italy, in July 1976. Its first meeting was held in New Delhi (India) in January 1977.

The regional coordinator operates from within the China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment.

China’s main priorities as coordinator include enhancing participation in Codex meetings, supporting the prioritization of Codex work in the region, improving harmonization of food safety standards and accelerating the revitalization of the coordinating committee by sharing information and providing regular updates on food safety issues within the region.

China also wishes to promote collaboration with observer organizations and improve efficient and effective communication between regional members FAO, WHO, and the Codex Secretariat.


Actualités de la région

World Food Safety Day in Malaysia

In conjunction with the 2022 World Food Safety Day (WFSD), Ministry of Health Malaysia (MOH) through the Food Safety and Quality Division (FSQD) together with the Malaysia Food Safety Association (MAFSA) collaborated with food delivery service companies (p-hailing) to increase food safety awareness, especially food purchase online. During the WFSD2022 launching event, over 40 food delivery riders from various p-hailing company were flagged off to carry the WFSD2022 messages “Safer Food, Better Health” to consumers. The collaboration also aimed to [...]
26 June 2022

Two-day Food Safety Day fair conducted with the theme “Food Safety for Better Health”

Food can be contaminated by pathogens, hazardous chemicals or through unsafe human practices that are known as adulterations. Unsafe food is accounted for more than 200 diseases around the world. According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 600 million – _or 1 in 10 people in the world – _fall ill after eating contaminated food and 420 000 die every year. Timor Leste stands in a peculiar place when it comes to food safety. The nation has no food [...]
26 June 2022

Students at Macau University of Science and Technology spread the knowledge on World Food Safety Day

Students at the Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST) have set about educating people about food safety by producing leaflets and videos for World Food Safety Day. They produced two videos. In the first, they tested attitudes to food safety among young people in a food market, asking questions such as “Have you ever paid attention to the information on food packaging?”, “Do you know the meaning of the triangles and squares on plastic packaging?” and “Do you think food [...]
23 June 2022

World Food Safety Day in Bangladesh

The Bangladesh Food Safety Foundation (BFSF), together with the Bangladesh Supermarket Owner’s Association (BOSA) and the Sabuj Somaj Unnayon Sanstha (SUSS), observed World Food Safety Day 2022. The Bangladesh Food Safety Foundation (BFSF) and the Bangladesh Supermarket Owner’s Association (BOSA) are the first two organizations in Bangladesh that have been observing World Food Safety Day since 2019. However, in this year an additional four public and civil society organizations also observed the Day. The three organisations, BFSF, BOSA and SUSS observed the [...]
23 June 2022

Danone staff collectively celebrate World Food Safety Day

The food company Danone celebrated World Food Safety Day on a global level this year, with an online event featuring FAO’s Senior Food Safety and Quality Officer, Markus Lipp, and Virginia Siebenrok, the Chief Food Safety and Quality Officer of the World Food Programme. The event was chaired by Danone Chief Food Safety Officer Monique Pellegrino. At a national level, Danone China celebrated World Food Safety Day across all business units. The company shared food safety and quality knowledge and promoted food safety awareness, [...]
22 June 2022

Mongolia planning to assess national antimicrobial resistance (AMR) surveillance system

A mission will take place in Mongolia from 20 to 27 June, 2022 to assess the national antimicrobial resistance (AMR) surveillance system in the food and agriculture sectors. This activity is part of the new AMR Codex Texts (ACT) project “Implementation of Codex standards to support containment and reduction of foodborne antimicrobial resistance”, supported by the Government of Korea. FAO has developed the “FAO Assessment Tool for Laboratories and Antimicrobial resistance Surveillance Systems (FAO-ATLASS)“ in order to support countries in assessing [...]
17 June 2022

World Food Safety Day 2022 in Mongolia celebrated under the President’s initiative

On the 7th of June, Mongolia celebrated the World Food Safety Day with rich discussions on the concrete solutions to tackle the national food security, safety and food systems challenges faced in the last few years. The National Forum on “Food security, safety- Food production” organized jointly by the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, and World Health Organization was attended by 800 participants from all parts of Mongolia. The President of [...]
14 June 2022

Codex standards for consumers and for trade the focus of World Food Safety Day in Indonesia

In one of the first events to take place on World Food Safety Day itself, the National Standardization Agency of Indonesia and the National Codex Committee of Indonesia hosted a hybrid physical and virtual event. The event, attended by at least 260 people online and a full venue in Jakarta, was opened by the Head of the National Standardization Agency and Chairman of the Codex Committee of Indonesia, Kukuh S Achmad. Achmad then delivered opening remarks, speaking about Codex Alimentarius and [...]
13 June 2022

India organization conducts World Food Safety Day training for small businesses

On the event of World food Safety Day 2022, the International Training Center Food Safety & Applied Nutrition (ITCFSAN), situated in Mumbai India, organized a comprehensive training session on Food Safety Management Systems (FSMS) for MSMEs involved in the food sector. ITCFSAN promotes the need for a comprehensive food safety system in the food ecosystem and is actively involved in conducting activities and trainings that advocate the same. The programme was designed with the intention to make the participants comprehend the [...]
09 June 2022

Pakistan university celebrates World Food Safety Day

The School of Food and Agricultural Sciences (SFAS), University of Management and Technology (UMT), Lahore, Pakistan conducted the seminar on “World Food Safety Day” on 7 June 2022. The Director, SFAS, Dr Nauman Khalid inaugurated the event by addressing the linkage of the event theme “Safer Food, Better Health” with SDG 2, SDG 3, SDG 6, and then concluded with SDG 12. The invited speakers from academia (Dr Muhammad Naeem, Assistant Professor, Department of Food Sciences and Human Nutrition, University of [...]
09 June 2022

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Coordonnateur CCASIA

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