The ICFMH Workshop on Microbial Food Safety in Selected Asian Countries will be held right after AFSA2018 on 13-16 August 2018 at Angkor Paradise Hotel, Siem Reap, Cambodia.
THEME: Improving microbial safety of Asian food products towards local & global markets.
AIMS: The overall aim of the workshop is to improve the microbial safety of Asian food products through identification of microbial hazards in selected food chains and application of internationally accepted methods and standards for preventing foodborne disease and facilitating entry of products to local and global food markets. This will be achieved by addressing the following topics
The workshop does not include laboratory work by the participants. Participants will, however, be expected to make short updated presentations on the status of food safety and food safety management in their respective countries. Participants will also engage in group discussion in the subject areas covered by the lecturers. The candidates should have microbiology background and good English.
PARTICIPANTS: Three to four scientists/experts from each country (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal and Vietnam): two from university or national research institute working on food microbiology & hygiene, and one or two from the administrative departments (working on food safety surveillance from Health Department and/or on quality assurance in food production to processing from Agriculture Department).