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Awareness Session on Role of Codex Alimentarius Commission in Global Food Safety Standards

in Food Safety Fridays Webinars
Added by Simon, 11 Jan 2023

Taking place 15 Nov 2024 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM (Single Day Event)


Webinar Description

The Codex Alimentarius Commission is one of the three International Standard Setting Bodies(ISSBs) recognized by the WTO's SPS Agreement, alongside IPPC and WOAH, known as three sisters.Functioning as a global harmonization catalyst, Codex plays an important role in developing international food safety standards, code of practices . The awareness session seeks to highlight the crucial importance of Codex in the industry, emphasizing that Food Business Operators (FBOs) and Food Safety/Quality Professionals must understand its workings as well as actively incorporate its standards, codes of practice, and SOPs into their operations.

The session aims to empower FBOs and Food Safety Professionals by providing insights into the practical utilization of Codex standards within their respective industries. It encourages participants to align their practices with Codex guidelines, thereby enhancing product quality, safety, and compliance. By actively participating in this global standard-setting process, stakeholders not only elevate their own standards but also play a pivotal role in advancing best practices on a global scale. This knowledge exchange is crucial for fostering collaboration and ensuring the continued improvement of food safety standards worldwide.

Cost of Attendance: $Free

Webinar Presenter

Speaker Bio:
Wasi Asghar is a Food Safety Professional having 25 years of experience which includes around 17 years with Food Industry and around 8 years with the Regulatory Body. He had been a certified HACCP Auditor by American Society for Quality, a Black Belt –Six Sigma and a Certified Lead Auditor- ISO 9001. His field works includes development and implementation of Food Safety Management System which includes BRCGS FS and ISO 22000.He has been a Food Safety Leader for around 10 years and a Food Safety Assessor for around 8 years. He is having Masters degree in chemistry as well as in Management (Operations/TQM). He is currently pursuing PhD in Supply Chain Management. He is an author/a trainer and a proven root cause analyst. His various articles on quality and food safety have been published in reputed magazines which include quality progress published by ASQ as well various quotations have been published by ASQ. He is member of Indian Delegation in various Codex Committee and in ISO Technical Committee 34 /SC 17- Management Systems for Food Safety
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Wasi Asghar
Assistant Director (Technical)
Export Inspection Council

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