GFoRSS EVENTS HORIZON

To promote the generation and dissemination of knowledge and competencies related to food regulatory sciences

Enhancing Food Safety Testing to Support the Free Flow of
Traded Food and Agri-food Products
8 July 2021 from 8:00 – 10:00 Québec Time (UT -4)
Virtual Workshop / Webinar – Zoom Platform

Workshop Introduction and Agenda: English | Français | العربية

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Rapid Methodologies for Mycotoxin Analysis and Control
22 June 2021 | Virtual Workshop / Webinar – Zoom Platform

Workshop Introduction and Agenda: English | Français | العربية

WEBINAR REGISTRATION → CLOSED
Participation is free of charge. Up to 500 registrations can be accommodated on a first come, first served basis. Once registered, you will receive a subsequent email confirmation containing the relevant information necessary to attend the virtual workshop.

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Introduction – Objectives of Session and Context
Positioning current efforts of food contaminants management and
importance of analytical methods

Englishالعربية

Prof. Samuel Godefroy, Université Laval, Québec, Canada

Introduction to Mycotoxin Testing Requirements and Methods Available for Rapid Screening

English

Dr. Carrie Maune, Vice President, Trilogy Laboratories, United States
(Largest US Mycotoxin testing laboratory in the US)

Mycotoxins – Rapid Testing Solutions

English

Kai Pumpa, Product Manager Mycotoxins, R-Biopharm AG, Germany
James Szimeth, Director – Middle East and Africa, R-Biopharm AG, Germany


21-25 February 2021
Dubai World Trade Centre

PANEL DISCUSSION
Shaping a Path Forward for Harmonization of Food Regulatory Requirements in the Arab Region – Leveraging International Experiences 
24 February, 2021 from 9:30 – 11:30 Dubai Time
Introduction and Agenda       Panel Members, including brief biographies

Panel 1
Recent Efforts and Achievements in Arab Food Regulatory Enhancement
and Coordination

Proposed Arab approach for food standards development

Eng. Mariam Eid, Head, Food Processing Industries Department,
Ministry of Agriculture, Lebanon & Vice-Chair Codex Alimentarius Commission

Panel 1
Recent Efforts and Achievements in Arab Food Regulatory Enhancement
and Coordination

Vision for enhanced codex coordination in the Near East

Mr. Moussa Al-fiffi, Coordinator for the Codex Coordinating Committee for the Near East, Executive Director Western Region, Saudi Food and Drug Authority

Panel 2
Building Food Regulatory Measures Leveraging International Standards

Harmonization of food regulatory measures & coordination
with regional and international bodies

Nadia Mohammed Abbas, Director, Food Risk Assessment and
Dr. Fadi Alnatur, Expert Food Risk Assessment
AbuDhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority, United Arab Emirates

Panel 3
Learning from International Experiences towards enhanced coordination
and collaboration at the Regional Level
 

Current efforts of coordination and Collaboration between
Codex Regional Committees – fostering 
collaboration
and enhanced reliance on Codex standards

Mr. Kenneth Lowery, Codex USA, Coordinator for North America