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JIFSAN Director Attends Two Food Safety Meetings in Zhuhai, China

Dr. Meng visits a By-Health plant in Zhuhai, China

Dr. Meng visits a By-Health plant in Zhuhai, China

Dr. Jianghong Meng attended the annual meeting of International Scientific Expert Committee of China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA) on October 30, 2015, and a symposium on Food Safety Traceability Systems on October 31, 2015.

The meetings were both held in Zhuhai, China. Dr. Meng gave a report on the committee’s activities in 2015 and a presentation on Advanced Technologies for Tracking and Tracing of Foodborne Pathogens. Speakers from Europe, Japan and several Chinese organizations (government agencies, industry and academic institutes) shared their experience on traceability technologies and systems.

There were over 100 participants at the symposium.  Dr. Meng and other international participants visited several facilities after the conference, including hotel and restaurant kitchens, farmer’s market, laboratories of Zhuhai Center for Disease Control, and a dietary supplement plant (By-Health).