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Food safety training for agricultural students in Peru


A World Food Safety Day Facebook live event has been organized by the Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina in Peru. The 7 June symposium will last from 17:00-21:30 local time (midnight to 04:30 CET on 7 June) and is aimed primarily at students, graduates, technicians, professionals and any interested members of the public who want to learn more about the mandatory safety system in Peru.

The programme involves contributors from the public and private sectors and academia, with consumers represented by the national school feeding programme, Qali Warma.

On behalf of the government, Evert Jhon Landeo Pino from the Ministry of Health’s General Directorate of Environmental Health and Food Safety (Dirección General de Salud Ambiental e Inocuidad Alimentaria – DIGESA) will talk about DIGESA’s role in food safety controls in Peru. María Elena León from the Peruvian food and beverages company, Laive S.A. will then speak on “How the business sector participates to ensure the safety of food marketed in the country”. The third speaker will be Qali Warma’s Fredy Hernán Hinojosa Angulo who will talk about food safety in vulnerable populations. And finally, Jenny Valdez Dean of the University’s Faculty of Food Industries, will discuss “The role and contribution of the university in strengthening food safety in the country”.

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Date & Time: 7 June, 00:00-04:30 CET

Language: Spanish

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