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International Symposium on Safety and Uses of Food Additives

Date: 16 March 2014 (Sunday)
Venue: Regal Airport Hotel Hong Kong

Programme Rundown

09:30 – 10:00

Registration

Presentation
Materials

10:00 – 10:10

Opening Address

Dr. Yuk-yin HO, JP

Consultant (Community Medicine)(Risk Assessment and Communication),

Centre for Food Safety; Food and Environmental Hygiene Department, Hong Kong

 

10:10 – 10:40

Food Additives and Safety: the World Health Organization’s Perspective

Dr. Philippe VERGER

Scientist, Department of Food Safety and Zoonoses; World Health Organization

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10:40 – 11:10

The Regulations and Standards of Food Additives in China

Prof. Zhu-tian WANG

Assistant Director; China National Centre for Food Safety Risk Assessment

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11:10 – 11:25

Coffee and Tea Break

 

11:25 – 11:50

Codex General Standard for Food Additives (GSFA)

Dr. Paul HONIGFORT

Chairperson, Working Group on the GSFA; Codex Committee on Food Additives

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11:50 – 12:15

Food Additives from the Consumers’ Perspective

Ms. Connie LAU, JP

Chairperson, International Advisory Group of Experts on Consumer Protection; UNCTAD

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12:15 – 12:30

Question and Answer Session

 

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch

 

14:00 – 14:30

Australian Total Diet Study (ATDS) and Standard Setting for Food Additives

Dr. Leanne LAAJOKI

Section Manager - Scientific Strategy, International and Surveillance;

Food Standards Australia New Zealand
Chairperson, Electronic Working Group on the Alignment of the Food Additive Provisions of Commodity Standards and Relevant Provisions of the GSFA;

Codex Committee on Food Additives

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14:30 – 15:00

Simple Evaluation of Food Additive Intake

Ms. Laila MOUAWAD

Technical Officer; Brazilian Health Surveillance Agency

Chairperson, Electronic Working Group on the Revisi on of the Guidelines for the Simple Evaluation of Food Additive Intake; Co dex Committee on Food Additives

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15:00 – 15:30

Coffee and Tea Break

 

15:30 – 16:00

Review of Local/Regional Food Incidents relating to Food Additives

Dr. Raymond HO

Principal Medical Officer (Risk Management), Centre for Food Safety;

Food and Environmental Hygiene Department, Hong Kong

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16:00 – 16:30

Safety and Uses of Food Flavourings

Dr. Thierry CACHET

Regulatory and Advocacy Director; International Organization of the Flavour Industry

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16:30 – 17:00

Question and Answer Session

 

 

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