Report of the National Training Course in Lao PDR

Report of the National Training Course on Strengthening Food Safety Standard Setting and Enhancing Effective Participation in Codex Activities in Lao PDR (27-29 June 2016, Vientiane, Lao PDR) has been published in October 2016 (Field Document No.1/2016)

The main contents of the report are below;

1) Structure and functioning of Codex Alimentarius Commission

2) Strengthening of national Codex contact Committee

3) Risk analysis and its relation to standard setting

4) Effective participation in Codex work

5) Group work/ Round table discussion: Road map for improving standard development activities and strengthening Codex activities in Lao PDR

6) Recommendations

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Report of the Regional Training Workshop: Enhancing Effective Participation in Codex Activities in ASEAN Countries

Report of the Regional Training Workshop: Enhancing Effective Participation in Codex Activities in ASEAN Countries (8-11 September 2015, Tokyo, Japan) has been published in February 2016 (Field Document No.8/2016)

The main contents of the report are below;

1) Structure and functioning of Codex Alimentarius Commission

2) Impact of Codex standard and international trade

3) Development of regional/ national positions

4) Current work in Codex committees: the result of the 38th CAC and key issues most relevant to the region

5) Mock session

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Full report of a survey result on edible insects was uploaded

The research entitled “House cricket farming and chain of distribution to consumers: Preliminary identification of the quality and safety and critical points of hazard of the produces” was conducted by the Institute of Nutrition, Mahidol University in Thailand.

This survey aimed to develop the methodology, sample size and questionnaire available to future survey in Thailand and other ASEAN countries such as Lao PDR, Cambodia and Vietnam to provide data applicable to development of the regional Codex standard on edible insects.

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Report of the Regional Training Workshop: Design and Evaluation of Mycotoxin Sampling Protocols

Report of the Regional Training Workshop: Design and Evaluation of Mycotoxin Sampling Protocols (11-12 September 2014, Metropolitan Manila, Philippines) has been published in April 2015 (Field Document No.7/2015)

The main contents of the report are below;

1) Mycotoxins sampling in food commodities

2) FAO sampling tool

3) Food safety monitoring and surveillance

4) Using the tool and practical examples

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Report of the national training course :Strengthening Food Standard Setting and participation in Codex activities in Cambodia

Report of the national training course: Strengthening Food Standard Setting and participation in Codex activities in Cambodia (19-21 February 2014, Phnom Penh, Cambodia) has been published in January 2015 (Field Document No.6/2014)

The main contents of the report are below;

1) Introduction: SPS/TBT agreement, Codex and risk analysis

2) Codex standard setting

3) Current situation in Cambodia

4) Codex work at national level

5) Implementing International standards in Asian countries

6) Experiences in ASEAN countries

7) Participation in Codex work

8) Summary of issues on standard development

9) Group exercise

10) Recommendations – Blueprint for action

 

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Report of the 2nd regional training course: Establishment and Application of Microbiological Criteria

Report of the Regional Training Course: Establishment and Application of Microbiological Criteria (16 November 2013, Hanoi, Vietnam) has been published in December 2014 (Field Document No.5/2014)

Contents of the report are below;

1) Microbiological criteria – an introduction

2) The revised Codex Principles and guidelines for the establishment and application of microbiological criteria related to foods

3) Understanding the uses and limitations of an attributes sampling plan

4) Example:  MC for verifying the performance of a food safety control system

5) Example:  Operationalizing a performance objective with a microbiological criterion for a risk based approach

6) Group exercise

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