The end of a year is a good time to reflect on what we have accomplished in the last 12 months and here at JIFSAN, especially in the Lab, we can honestly say that we've had a great year and made a lot of new friends!
From November 9-20, 2015, nineteen Chinese officials from the Guangdong Food and Drug Administration took part in JIFSAN’s Leadership Development Program in Food Safety led by Dr. John Jones, former FDA Senior International Policy Analyst.
Webinar, to be held Tuesday, January 12, 2016, will provide training and demonstrate the utility of the Metal Dietary Exposure Screening Tool (MDEST) developed by the ILSI North America Technical Committee on Food and Chemical Safety.
Over the past month, the International Food Safety Training Laboratory held several courses for participants all over the world. They included training on detecting, identifying, and characterizing microbiological methods and on Whole Genome Sequencing.
The upcoming 2016 courses in the International Food Safety Training Laboratory are now open for registration. Courses range from one-week to two-week schedules and include food safety methods, analysis, and hands-on training.
The Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition taught food safety techniques to participants from China as part of a three-phase training program by the Global Food Safety Partnership (GFSP).
We regret to inform you that the 2015 JIFSAN Advisory Council Symposium, “Re-Tool Your Box: Communicating Food Risk in an Era of Social Media”, will not take place November 4 and 5, 2015. It is being rescheduled for the spring of 2016 with more details to come.