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Global Food Laws and Regulations Slated for Malaysia in March

GLOBAL FOOD LAWS AND REGULATIONS

DATE: 17—21 March 2014

VENUE: International Food Safety Training Centre (IFSTC) Malaysia - Jalan Langat, Bandar Botanic, Klang, Selangor

Introduction:

Currently for many countries like the US the demand for agricultural and seasonal food products is beyond their own production capacity. In response there has been an increased dependence on imported high value agriculture. At the same time food safety has received heightened attention.

In order to address this matter, the International Food Safety Training Centre (IFSTC) Malaysia is holding a five-day training session entitled “Global Food Laws and Regulations” on 17 - 21 March 2014. This course will be conducted by the Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition University of Maryland (JIFSAN/ UM) experts on the evolution of food laws and regulations. This include the Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA) as well as discussion on the regulatory process.

Day 1 : Introduction to the food safety regulatory system in Malaysia, USA and Canada

Day 2 : Food safety regulation in different agencies in the US namely FDA, USDA, EPA, FIFRA and implementation of the laws

Day 3 : Food safety regulation in European Union and how they evolved versus the US regulation

Day 4: Intergovernmental organizations around the WHO/FAO with regard to food safety, includes RB CODEX, WTO OIE and IPPC CN

Day 5: Role playing and problems of current regulatory, private standards, Global Gap, GFSI and consumer perception

REGISTRATION FEE: MYR 2,360.00 (Includes course manual, refreshment and lunch)

LANGUAGE: English

TRAVELLING & ACCOMMODATION: Participants are responsible for their own travel arrangements and cost.

Registration Is Handled Directly Through IFSTC: Click Here to Download  Form