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Celebration in Poland, FoodFakty Safety Week gathered professionals around food safety culture


During the 5 days of the eFORUM, 35 experts from governmental authorities, public institutions, academia and the private sector presented and exchanged experiences on food safety and quality aspects. Overall 2 300 people registered and, according to organizers, it was far the biggest event around food safety in Poland. “We were experiencing hundreds of answered questions from participants,” said Janusz Olejnik,CEO of Założyciel Projektu FoodFakty (Food Safety Culture Initiative PL).

Among others, the FAO/WHO Codex Contact Point for Poland representatives, which have been providing substantive support for the event since its inception, gave a presentation on the role of the FAO/WHO Codex Alimentarius Commission in shaping the global food safety culture and shared information on the new general principles of food hygiene with the HACCP system approved at the end of 2020.

Finally the program consisted of 5 separate webinars, each devoted to one of main topic raised into World Food Safety Day agenda.

  • 7 June - Food safety culture - the role and approach of individual organizations in ensuring the safety of the food chain.
  • 8 June - Grow safely - Sustainable development, European Green Deal.
  • 9 June -Take care of safety - Hygiene, research, new technologies, packaging for food safety.
  • 10 June - Eat safe: Food shelf life, nutritional value, labeling, ingredients.
  • 11 June - Join forces for safety - Food safety control in the food chain.

FoodFakty would like to thanks to all 35 speakers from various organizations including:   

Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Warsaw University of Life Sciences,  Gdansk University of Technology,  University of Economics in Poznań,  Agricultural and Food Quality Inspection, Center for Nutritional Education,  The FAO/WHO Codex Contact Point for Poland, Polish Committee for Standardization, Argenta, bioMerieux, Bureau Veritas, BSI, Carlsberg, Chr. Hansen,  Coca Cola, CID LINE, IDEXX, Intertek Jeromino Martins,  J.S. Hamilton, LECO, Sealed Air, Santander, Tetra Pack, Tuv Sud, Too Good To Go.

“We would like to kindly thank the Chief Inspector of Agricultural and Food Quality and the President of the Polish Committee for Standardization for given patronage, as well as the FAO/WHO Codex Contact Point for Poland for the involvement and support for the FoodFakty Safety Week”.


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About the FoodFakty project - established in 2017, from the very beginning created to support the development of the Food Safety Culture in Poland. The project is open to all interested organizations. Its goal is to provide food industry professionals with the latest reliable information on legal regulations, food safety risks, technology development and many other important elements supporting food industry managers in their daily work.