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6 April 2022

Enhancing Food Safety using the One Health Approach

Health through healthy agri-food systems is the focus of a dialogue series on the One Health approach, organized by FAO in Geneva. Join this webinar to hear presentations from different countries about food safety and One Health, and to listen to a panel discussion on the same theme.

Photo: Mahmoud Fadel / WFP

Topic: One Health and Food Safety

1. Introduction/Moderator

Dominique Burgeon, Director FAO Liaison Office in Geneva

2. Summary from previous One Health Dialogue on Anti-Microbial Resistance

Dr Junxia Song, Joint FAO/WHO Centre: CODEX Food safety standards and Zoonotic diseases

3. Session 1 – Presentations from countries

a. Food Safety Programs and Challenges in The Caribbean Region
Dr Suzan Mc Lennon-Miguel, Food Safety Specialist, Caribbean Agricultural Health and Food Safety (CAHFSA)

b. Food Safety Standards and Implementation
Miriam Bueno, Deputy Director for Food Safety National Service for Health and Agri-food Safety (SENASA), Honduras

c. Food Safety and One Health in Mongolia
Mr Altangerel Khukhuu, Senior Expert in charge for veterinary policy, Policy and Planning department of Ministry of Food, Agriculture and light industry (MoFALI)

4. Session 2 – Discussion Panel

Facilitated by Simone Moraes Raszl, Scientist, Multisectoral Actions in Food Systems, Department of Nutrition and Food Safety, World Health Organization (WHO)

a. Mr. Frans Verstraete, Deputy Head of Unit, Food processing technologies and novel foods, European Commission (EC)

b. Ms Marlynne Hopper, Deputy Head, WTO-Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF)

5. Open Discussion and Q/A

(remarks from Permanent missions, OIE, WHO, UNEP, Resource Partners…)

6. Closing remarks

Markus Lipp, Senior Food Safety Officer, FAO


Register for the webinar HERE


From 6 April 2022 at 13:00 to 6 April 2022 at 14:30


Virtual event