Armenia and Kyrgyz Republic focus on food safety

By Joseph James Whitworth contact

- Last updated on GMT

Picture: Ameria. The workshop in Armenia was held this week
Picture: Ameria. The workshop in Armenia was held this week

Related tags: Food safety, Risk, Foodborne illness

A two-day workshop on foodborne disease risk assessment has been held in Armenia.

The seminar this week was part of the Strengthening of Disease Surveillance Capacity Project by Ameria Management Advisory Services with Food Control Consultants, Scotland.

The aim was to present the current state and things to be done relevant to foodborne diseases, control system creation capacities, current risks, identification and analysis.

During the workshop training was held for the State Service for Food Safety, Food Safety Risk Assessment and Analysis Research Center and other stakeholders in foodborne disease control.

4th IFC International Food Safety Forum
Picture: IFC

Meanwhile, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, is organizing the Fourth International Food Safety Forum in March.

The forum will be on 19 March in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, at Hyatt Regency Hotel.

It will encourage regional food processing companies to improve food safety systems and ensure public support from all stakeholders in the food market.

Attendees will include up to 100 executives from food processing companies, retailers, senior government officials, and expert and consumer communities.  

The event is being organized by the IFC Agribusiness Advisory Program in Europe and Central Asia.

Related topics: Food Safety & Quality

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