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[Academics] NTU and DOH Inaugurate National Center for Food Safety Education and Research

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[Academics] NTU and DOH Inaugurate National Center for Food Safety Education and Research (Chinese Version)

NTU Newsletter (Issue 1106) Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health (DOH) and College of Bioresources and Agriculture, National Taiwan University (NTU) set up a center for food safety education and research together and the center was inaugurated on August 31, 2012. The National Center for Food Safety Education and Research (NCFSER) aims at elevating the expertise of the official administrators, researchers, manufacturers, sellers, etc. on food safety, as well as at establishing the awareness in society, determinig the standards of safety risk assessment and developing the regulatory laws. NTU President and DOH Minister Wen-ta CHIU were present at the inauguration ceremony.

The center is meant to be a long-term cooperation platform among the industries, the governments and the academics. The tasks assigned to the center include:
(1) Establish mechanism of food safety and offer government emergency response consultation.
(2) Establish risk analysis database and offer consultation to industry.
(3) Develop resource persons to impart food safety training and develop curriculum.
(4) Impart food safety education training courses to professional personnel.
(5) Research on food safety risk analysis and testing technology.
(6) Administrative inter-agency communication and collaboration of food safety.
(7) Other matters of mutual interest to Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) and College ofBioresourcesand Agriculture at National Taiwan University (NTU).

Via the operation of the center, it is expected that the talent cultivation in the field of food safety could be enhanced, and that the relevant issues on food safety could become integral. Besides, the center plans to offer various educational programs on promoting food safety.

Related Website:

NTU Newsletter Issue 1106 (Chinese)

National Science Council International Cooperation Sci-Tech Newsbrief

Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 09/24/2012 07:20PM by techman.