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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

College “street act” to inspire food safety on World Food Safety Day

The Department of Food Technology of the Indira Gandhi College of Arts and Sciences is organizing two World Food Safety Day events this year, because of the need to “create awareness among the people and to develop their way of thinking towards food safety”. Both events will take place on 7 June. The first event will be a 10-minute “Street Act” performed by the food technology students on the college’s Kerala campus at 11:00 local time, followed by a ‘debate programme’ [...]
07 June 2022

World Food Safety Day in Pakistan

Offices of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) in Pakistan, in collaboration with government of Pakistan, are celebrating World Food Safety Day on 7 June 2022. A technical discussion has been organized with national and provincial stakeholders to share information about the food safety work being done in the country, and to discuss gaps and opportunities in a preview of the National Food Safety / Food Control System Assessment that has [...]
07 June 2022

Japan’s Food Safety Commission will raise awareness about World Food Safety Day

Due to the importance of World Food Safety Day, the Food Safety Commission of Japan (FSC) will participate in this year’s celebrations by implementing the following initiatives to raise awareness of food safety among people of all ages, and to encourage them to take action to reduce the risk of foodborne illness. Initiatives of the Food Safety Committee: 1.  Circulation of a video message from the Chairperson of the Food Safety Commission, Shigeki Yamamoto, calling for participation in World Food Safety Day [...]
07 June 2022

Pakistan School of Food and Agricultural Sciences to discuss World Food Safety Day

The School of Food and Agricultural Sciences of the University of Management and Technology, based in Lahore, Pakistan, is to hold an “informative seminar” for World Food Safety Day. The 7 June event “will draw attention and mobilize action to prevent, detect and manage foodborne risks and improve human health.” This in-person event will be held at the Saleem Nasghar Hall on the Lahore campus of the university, with guest speaker Aamir Shahzad, Manager of the Food Division at Resource Inspections Canada [...]
07 June 2022

Maldives Food and Drug Authority calls on people to run for food safety

A “virtual run” is being organized by the Maldives Food and Drug Authority, in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) office in the Maldives to “draw attention & mobilize action to prevent, detect & manage foodborne risks & improve human health”. Participants are invited to sign up to one of three categories: a 5 000 km walk, a 5 000 km run and a 10 000 km run.  Date & time:  7 June 12:00 (09:00 CET)  21 June 12:00 (09:00 CET) [...]
07 June 2022

Japan’s Food Safety Management Association to host a World Food Safety Day webinar

A World Food Safety Day 2022 webinar will be hosted by Japan’s Food Safety Management Association (JFSM) on 7 June “to provide an opportunity to think about food safety and to have a dialogue to ensure the delivery of safe food”. Under JFSM’s slogan, “safe food for everyone, everywhere”,the event will be split into two sessions. The first session will start with introductory remarks from the Directors of the Food Manufacturing Division and the Food Business Conduct Office, both at Japan’s [...]
07 June 2022

Asia-Pacific WFSD webinar focuses on multi-sectoral actions and improving food safety in fresh food markets

World Food Safety Day was observed in the Asia Pacific region on 3 June 2022 through a webinar organized jointly by FAO, UNEP, WFP, WHO and WOAH. The theme of the webinar was “Multisectoral action needed to raise awareness and promote action on food safety’’. The event highlighted the importance of food safety within the larger context of food systems and particularly with reference to the achievement of SDGs 2, 3, 12  and 17. It then homed in on the [...]
06 June 2022

Food Safety Works to conduct quiz, conversation, training and awareness for World Food Safety Day

Food Safety Works, a food quality and safety consultancy company in India, will observe World Food Safety Day by conducting various activities in the week of 6 to 10 June. Activities include: Awareness-raising on the food safety implications of using newspaper to package food This will include adigital marketing campaign on the topic, to create awareness both amongst food vendors and consumers on why it is hazardous to use newspaper. Dates: 6-10 June Food Safety Conversation: Beyond Shawarma A food safety conversation will focus on ensuring [...]
06 June 2022

Join the World Food Safety Day events in Mongolia: Webinar on antimicrobial resistance and dance challenge

For the World Food Safety Day, which will be celebrated on 7 June 2022, a number of different activities, including a dance challenge on food safety, will be held in Mongolia. As part of this celebration, FAO Mongolia is organizing a webinar on foodborne antimicrobial resistance (AMR), called “Foodborne AMR and One Health”. The purpose of the webinar is to provide updated information on food safety, AMR, Codex standards and One Health strategies, simultaneously addressing the health of people, animals, plants [...]
03 June 2022

World Food Safety Day event for the Asia and Pacific region

For World Food Safety Day this year, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) will team up with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the World Food Programme (WFP) and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) for a webinar for Asia and the Pacific on the theme of “Multisectoral actions for food safety in the Asia-Pacific Region”. Date & time: 2 June, 09:30 New Delhi, 11:00 Bangkok, 12:00 Manila, 13:00 Tokyo [...]
02 June 2022

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