Food Safety Modernization Act, A New Paradigm In Food Safety: Lebanese Challenges And Perspective
Al WAFIC for Economic Development and Investment and American Lebanese Chamber of Commerce are cordially inviting you to attend a conference on “Food Safety Modernization Act, a New Paradigm in Food Safety: Lebanese Challenges and Perspective”. And that’s on 13th of December 2013 at Chamber of Commerce Industry and Agriculture of Beirut and Mount Lebanon from 9:30 till 17:30.
This event is under the patronage of the Ministry of Industry and the Ministry of Economy and Trade, and in cooperation with Chamber of Commerce Industry and Agriculture of Beirut and Mount Lebanon.
Kindly, click on the following for the opening agenda and the agenda.
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is a law issued by Food and Drug Administration (FDA). It aims to ensure the U.S. food supply is safe by shifting the focus from responding to contamination to preventing it.
This conference will be the first program to bring together the private sector represented by the food industrialists, the public sector represented by ministries of agriculture, health and industry, as well as a number of food, environment and agriculture professionals, orders, universities, NGO’s, …
The vision of this event is to help Lebanon to lead in the new paradigm of food safety.
Our mission is to show the importance of capacity building along Lebanese value chains for local health and economic benefits, and to address private-public and academic partnership, in order to better prepare for the new paradigm.
The objectives of this conference are:
To help Lebanese industrialists understand the new FDA FSMA law, and encourage them to apply it. And that’s not only for being able to export to U.S.A, but also for health and economic benefits of Lebanese and Middle East’s citizens.
To encourage Lebanese food industries to produce safe food.
To help the industrialists identify the root causes of unsafe production.
To help the industrialists understand the importance of prevention modalities from farm to fork.
To encourage public-private partnership to achieve scientific partnerships.
To introduce new technologies to better empower small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
Please confirm your attendance as soon as possible by contacting: (+961) 1 745744 - (+961) 70 913590 or by filling the application form and sending it back to us to: [email protected]