Food Safety Seminar for Trade 2015

Food Safety Seminar for Trade 2019

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: 22 October 2019 (Tuesday)

9:45 am – 5:00 pm

Venue: Chiang Chen Studio Theatre, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Language: Cantonese (Some speakers may use English)
(Simultaneous interpretation in English/Cantonese will be provided on request)


Duration Programme
9:45am – 10:00am Registration
10:00am – 10:05am Opening Address
Session I: Food Legislation and Guidelines
10:05am – 10:25am Overview of the Food Adulteration (Metallic Contamination) (Amendment) Regulation (Cap. 132V)
10:25am – 10:45am Guideline for Trade on the Use of Frying Oil
10:45am – 11:05am Glycidyl Esters in Food
11:05am – 11:25am Break
Session II: Control Measures and System Implementation
11:25am – 11:45am Food Recall Guidelines and Disposal of Recalled Product
11:45am – 12:05pm Food Trader Portal
12:05pm – 12:25pm Updates on Measures Against African Swine Fever in view of Recent Development at the Slaughterhouse
12:25pm – 12:45pm Question and Answer Session
12:45pm – 2:00pm Lunch
2:00pm – 2:15pm Registration
Session III: Food Safety Promotion
2:15pm – 2:35pm Food Safety Advices for Producing and Selling of Lo Mei
2:35pm – 2:55pm Is Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) a Food Safety Concern?
2:55pm – 3:15pm Food Safety Advices for Manufacture and Sale of Frozen Confections
3:15pm – 3:35pm Break
Session IV: Producing Safe and Healthy Food
3:35pm – 3:55pm Food Safety Risk of Online Shopping and Delivery of Food
3:55pm – 4:15pm Product Reformulation to Reduce Salt Content in Food
4:15pm – 4:35pm REPLACE Industrially-produced Trans-fatty Acids in Global Food Supply
4:35pm – 5:00pm Question and Answer Session

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