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9th National Food Safety and Quality Summit 2014
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·      Mr. Ajit Kumar, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, NIFTEM in his keynote address suggested that basic protocols be prepared for every step in the food chain including farmers, Transporters, Handlers, Wholesalers and Retailers. He also advised that traditional Indian Recipes can be Standardized.

 

·    Mr. Anil Jauhari, CEO, NABCB, emphasized that meeting the international standards is a key for India to increase the trade within context to food safety. While International standards are the widely acceptable standards, we should look beyond.

 

·    Dr John McDermot, Director IFPRI highlighted the need for industry to collaborate in the field of research to develop   and strengthen the food value chain. He explained about the dire need to relook at the present polies and subsidies available for some specific commodities to make it more holistic.  He mentioned that to strengthen the business connect, improvement in outlay of finance in structured manner is a challenge to be overcome. He highlighted the need to accelerate innovation and sustain them in a country like India.

He emphasized that it’s only the synergy between private and public sector that will transform the food value chain in an achievable manner.

He stated that the Indian Government and private sector should work collectively towards progress of informal market that exists in large no in Asia to achieve the food safety to the core. 

 

·      In his opening remarks Mr. Mayank Jalan, Managing Director, Keventer Agro, highlighted the importance of food processing and need for food safety in the country. He highlighted the work being undertaken by CII national committee of food processing like harmonization of standards, creating awareness about the food safety management systems etc. He emphasized the need of institutionalizing a mechanism for development of global practices.

 

·       Earlier in the day, Mr Carl Sciacchitano, Country Director, USFDA stated that in order to develop a solid foundation for safety measures it is of utmost importance for all the stakeholders to come together and take proactive measures to detect the problems even before they occur.

 

·     Mr Dean Runghetta, Asst Director, USFDA  highlighted the importance of FSMA , why it is needed , main themes, trade agreements etc. he emphasized on exchange of technical information between the countries to facilitate the trade with respect to safety issues.

 

·     While deliberating on the Research conducted in Federal Research Institutes in Germany, Prof Dr Gerhard Rudolf Rechkemmer mentioned about the need to have scientific basis for risk assessment. He elaborated on the German research landscape including the German research council and research institutes.

 

·     Dr Nimish Shah, Director, Safety and Environment Assurance Centre, Unilever stated that there is a need to have an academic institute focusing purely on food safety. A detailed scientific study highlighting the relation between the causative agent and diseases is needed by the country.

 

·      In his session on Systems to Balance the needs of Innovation and Consumer Protection, Mr Ian Urquart, Director, Regulatory Affairs, GSK Consumer Healthcare spoke about the need to have control systems that are proportional to the risk. He emphasized on having competitive innovation, appropriate systems and procedure for risk management to win the confidence of the consumer.

 

·   Speaking on the Challenges in GCC Countries, Mr Bobby Krishna, Principal Food Inspection Officer, Dubai Municipality, highlighted the need to have data to layout the plan for risk management. He talked about the importance of Traceability to prevent any outbreak. He emphasized on harmonizing the safety standards across the countries and Dubai’s present focus on capacity building through visual and animated presentation for Food business Operators.

 

·     More than 200 Food Safety &  Quality professionals from across the globe gathered for the Annual Flagship event supported  IFRI, MIBRT and the Industry partners to discuss the various ways through which Food Safety, Quality and Competitiveness of the Food Chain could be brought to Global standards in India. This 2 -day event in its new format of Plenary sessions on Day 1 and concurrent Master Classes on Day 2, will serve as a platform for sharing Capacity Building Initiatives and insights of other countries  and  sharing of views about current food safety and quality trends while  providing extensive networking opportunities with industry peers and domain experts.

 
Description

CII organized 9th National Food Safety and Quality Summit 2014 on 2-3 December, 2014 at New Delhi.

Mr. Ajit Kumar, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, NIFTEM in his keynote address suggested that basic protocols be prepared for every step in the food chain including farmers, Transporters, Handlers, Wholesalers and Retailers. He also advised that traditional Indian Recipes can be Standardized.

Mr. Anil Jauhari, CEO, NABCB, emphasized that meeting the international standards is a key for India to increase the trade within context to food safety. While International standards are the widely acceptable standards, we should look beyond.

Dr John McDermot, Director IFPRI highlighted the need for industry to collaborate in the field of research to develop   and strengthen the food value chain. He explained about the dire need to relook at the present polies and subsidies available for some specific commodities to make it more holistic.  He mentioned that to strengthen the business connect, improvement in outlay of finance in structured manner is a challenge to be overcome. He highlighted the need to accelerate innovation and sustain them in a country like India.He emphasized that it’s only the synergy between private and public sector that will transform the food value chain in an achievable manner.He stated that the Indian Government and private sector should work collectively towards progress of informal market that exists in large no in Asia to achieve the food safety to the core.

In his opening remarks Mr. Mayank Jalan, Managing Director, Keventer Agro, highlighted the importance of food processing and need for food safety in the country. He highlighted the work being undertaken by CII national committee of food processing like harmonization of standards, creating awareness about the food safety management systems etc. He emphasized the need of institutionalizing a mechanism for development of global practices.

Earlier in the day, Mr Carl Sciacchitano, Country Director, USFDA stated that in order to develop a solid foundation for safety measures it is of utmost importance for all the stakeholders to come together and take proactive measures to detect the problems even before they occur.

Mr Dean Runghetta, Asst Director, USFDA  highlighted the importance of FSMA , why it is needed , main themes, trade agreements etc. he emphasized on exchange of technical information between the countries to facilitate the trade with respect to safety issues.

While deliberating on the Research conducted in Federal Research Institutes in Germany, Prof Dr Gerhard Rudolf Rechkemmer mentioned about the need to have scientific basis for risk assessment. He elaborated on the German research landscape including the German research council and research institutes.

Dr Nimish Shah, Director, Safety and Environment Assurance Centre, Unilever stated that there is a need to have an academic institute focusing purely on food safety. A detailed scientific study highlighting the relation between the causative agent and diseases is needed by the country.

In his session on Systems to Balance the needs of Innovation and Consumer Protection, Mr Ian Urquart, Director, Regulatory Affairs, GSK Consumer Healthcare spoke about the need to have control systems that are proportional to the risk. He emphasized on having competitive innovation, appropriate systems and procedure for risk management to win the confidence of the consumer.

Speaking on the Challenges in GCC Countries, Mr Bobby Krishna, Principal Food Inspection Officer, Dubai Municipality, highlighted the need to have data to layout the plan for risk management. He talked about the importance of Traceability to prevent any outbreak. He emphasized on harmonizing the safety standards across the countries and Dubai’s present focus on capacity building through visual and animated presentation for Food business Operators.

 

More than 200 Food Safety &  Quality professionals from across the globe gathered for the Annual Flagship event supported  IFRI, MIBRT and the Industry partners to discuss the various ways through which Food Safety, Quality and Competitiveness of the Food Chain could be brought to Global standards in India. This 2 -day event in its new format of plenary sessions on Day 1 and concurrent Master Classes on Day 2, will serve as a platform for sharing Capacity Building Initiatives and insights of other countries and sharing of views about current food safety and quality trends while providing extensive networking opportunities with industry peers and domain experts.

Knowledge Resources
You will get access to following Knowledge Resources by subscribing to the Digital Library of this event.
 
Food Industries in India to look beyond International standards
Lamp Lighting at the CII National Food Safety and Quality Summit 2014
Opening Remarks by Dr S K Saxena, Director, Export Inspection Council of India at the 9th CII National Food Safety and Quality Summit 2014
Food Safety Modernization Act & Its Impact on Imports from India
FSMA’s Potential Impact on Food and Produce Exports from India
Food Quality and Safety Research Activities conducted in the Federation Research Institute in Germany
Science behind Food Safety
Regulatory Control for Food Safety: Meeting the Needs of Competitive Innovation and Consumer Protection
Challenges and Risk Management Approach in GCC Countries
Concluding Remarks by Dr S K Saxena, Director, Export Inspection Council of India at the 9th CII National Food Safety and Quality Summit 2014
Opening Remarks by Mr Mayank Jalan, MD, Keventer Agro Ltd at the Special Plenary Session of 9th CII National Food Safety and Quality Summit 2014
Theme Address by Dr John McDermott, Director, Agriculture for Nutrition and Health, IFPRI at the Special Plenary Session of 9th CII National Food Safety and Quality Summit 2014
Special address by Mr Anil Jauhri, CEO, NABCB at the Special Plenary Session of 9th CII National Food Safety and Quality Summit 2014
Special address by Dr Ajit Kumar, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, NIFTEM at the Special Plenary Session of 9th CII National Food Safety and Quality Summit 2014
Vote of Thanks by Ms Meetu Kapur, Executive Director, CII at the Special Plenary Session of 9th CII National Food Safety and Quality Summit 2014
Opening Remarks by Dr P K Joshi, Director, IFPRI on ‘Global Best Practices on Key Food Safety Processes in Food Value Chain’
Best Practices for Preventing Foodborne Illness
Evaluating Risks in the Informal Milk Value Chain in North East India
Best Practices on Food Defense, Bio-Vigilance & Bio-Terrorism
Competence Building for Ensuring Food Safety across Food Value Chain
Concluding Remarks by Dr P K Joshi, Director, IFPRI on ‘Global Best Practices on Key Food Safety Processes in Food Value Chain’
Opening Remarks by Dr Gerhard Rudolf Rechkemmer, President of the Max Rubner-Institute, Federal Research Institute of Nutrition and Food, Germany on ‘Integrating Safety & Quality in Product, Process and Regulatory Standards Design’
Risk Assessment Approach in Designing EU Food Regulatory Standards
Novel Food Processing & Emerging Technologies & Its Impact on Food Safety & Nutrition
Advances in Food Packaging Design for Shelf life Enhancement and Integrity of Quality and Food Safety
An open house discussion on ‘Integrating Safety & Quality in Product, Process and Regulatory Standards Design’
Opening Remarks by Mr Piruz Khambatta, Chairman & MD, Rasna International on ‘Harmonization of Food Safety Standards’
Food Safety Standards Harmonisation at FSSAI
Concluding Remarks by Mr Piruz Khambatta, Chairman & MD, Rasna International on ‘Harmonization of Food Safety Standards’
Food Processing - A Perspective by Rasna International
Special address by Dr Kevin D. Gallagher, FAO India Representative (Interim) at the CII National Award for Food Safety 2014
Mr Yudhvir Singh Malik, CEO, FSSAI at the CII National Award for Food Safety 2014
Keynote Addres by Mr K Chandramouli, Chairman, FSSAI, GoI at the CII National Award for Food Safety 2014
Award Ceremony at the CII National Award for Food Safety 2014
Vote of Thanks by Ms Meetu Kapur, Executive Director, CII at the CII National Award for Food Safety 2014
Advances in Rapid Detection Methods for Verification of Cleaning Programs in Food Industry
Opening Remarks by Mr Anil Jauhri, CEO, NABCB on 'Quality Infrastructure’
Voluntary Standards for Achieving Excellence in Food Safety and Quality in Food Exports
Food Safety System Certification - A Perspective
Laboratory Infrastructure Considerations for 'Accreditation'
The Value of Accreditation: Considerations for Deciding on Service Providers for Certification/Inspection
An open house discussion on ‘Quality Infrastructure’
Opening Remarks by Mr Sudhir Nema, Vice President-R&D & Quality, Britannia Industries Ltd on ‘Sensory Evaluation Tools & Techniques’
Basics of Sensory Evaluation, Tools, Techniques, Methods and Interpretation
Development of Sensory Panels & Evaluation of Market Samples
Sensory Methods and Interpretation of Sensory Results
E-Sensing Techniques in Food Quality Analysis
Concluding Remarks by Mr Sudhir Nema, Vice President-R&D & Quality, Britannia Industries Ltd on ‘Sensory Evaluation Tools & Techniques’
Opening Remarks by Mr Ganesh Kamath, Associate Director-Corporate Quality, Kellogg India Pvt Ltd on ‘Advances & Best Practices in Cleaning, Hygiene, Sanitation, Sanitary Equipment Design & Pest Management for Food Industry’
Advancements in Industrial Cleaning Proficiency
Effective Implementation of PEM - Pathogen Environment Monitoring
Food Safety Considerations for Hygienic Design of Manufacturing and Processing Equipment
Advances in Pest Control Management in Food Industry
Opening Remarks by Ms Vinod Kotwal, Director-Codex, FSSAI, GoI on ‘Traceability, Recall and Withdrawal’
Food Traceability through GS1 Standards
Traceability in Agri Commodities for Exports: Grapenet - a Case Study
Practical Approach to Farm Level Traceability for Exports in Spices - Case Studies on Capsicum
An open house discussion on Master Classes on ‘Traceability, Recall and Withdrawal’
 
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