Food Safety Seminar for Trade 2015

Food Safety Seminar for Trade 2015

The Food Safety Seminar aims to provide a forum for interactive exchange of information and views on current and important food safety issues in Hong Kong between the Government and food trade. It is envisaged that through this event, the culture of continuous improvement and collaboration on food safety control can be further enhanced among the local food trade.

Details of the Seminar are as follows:

Date: 15 September 2015 (Tuesday)

9:30 am – 5:00 pm

Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum
Language: Cantonese (Some speakers may use English)
(Simultaneous interpretation in English/Cantonese will be provided on request)

Programme Rundown

Presentation materials at the seminar:

  1. Food Safety Ordinance – providing traceability (Chinese version only)
  2. Nutrition labeling and declaration of allergens of prepackaged food products and its compliance (Chinese version only)
  3. Pesticide residues in food regulation and its enforcement
  4. Five keys to safer food as promulgated by the World Health Organization (+ introduce Food Safety Charter) (Chinese version only)
  5. Implementing HACCP and other Food Safety Plans in Food Factories manufacturing Prepackaged Foods and Beverages (Chinese version only)
  6. Measures to reduce the risk of contamination of Listeria monocytogenes in ready-to-eat (RTE) food (Chinese version only)
  7. Regulation for formula products and foods intended for infants and young children (Chinese version only)
  8. Proposed regulatory framework on nutrition and health claims on formula products and foods for infants and young children (Chinese version only)
  9. Imported game, meat, poultry and eggs regulations (Chinese version only)
  10. Be part of Hong Kong's Action on Salt and Sugar Reduction (+ introduce "Reduce Salt, Sugar and Oil. We Do" programme) (Chinese version only)