JIFSAN works to provide top-quality research and training for food safety, nutrition and production on an international level. JIFSAN conducts courses in countries such as Malaysia and Ecuador, and participants from all over the world travel to JIFSAN’s Maryland location to learn both in the classroom and the laboratories.
Risk Analysis Training Program Takes Place in Malaysia’s International Food Safety Training Laboratory
JIFSAN started off the new year with a one-week Risk Analysis training program in Malaysia. From January 12-17, Dr. Robert Buchanan and Dr. Clare Narrod presented Risk Analysis for Risk Managers to thirty participants. The participants were from universities, the private sector, and the National and the State Food Safety and Quality Division of the Ministry of Health in Malaysia.
This fall, JIFSAN offered the Advanced Quantitative Risk Assessment Training course with an emphasis on applying modeling methods to real-world risk analysis problems. The course had only been offered once before, and this year, eight participants completed the class.
This fall, JIFSAN offered four weeks’ worth of courses on Risk Analysis Overview, Risk Management, Risk Assessment, Risk Communication and Introductory through Advanced Quantitative Risk Analysis. Participants had the option of signing up for as little or as many courses as they preferred during the four weeks.
Students interested in food safety had the opportunity to take part in the new “Introduction to Global Food Law and Regulation” course that started on September 29, 2014. The Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition’s Risk Analysis Program launched the three-day course to educate students on food safety regulations related to the production and importation/exportation of food.
September 29 - October 1, 2014