APEC 2011: Food Safety Activities Julia Doherty Office of the U.S. Trade Representative January 27, 2011

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  • APEC 2011:

    Food Safety Activities

    Julia Doherty

    Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

    January 27, 2011

  • APEC 2011

    Advancing Regional Economic Integration

    Promoting Green Growth

    Regulatory Cooperation and Convergence

  • Big Sky, MontanaMay 14-15Incident Management Workshop

    May 16PTIN Steering Group Meeting and PTIN Roundtable

    May 17Food Safety Cooperation Forum Meeting

  • Food Safety Incident Management Seminar

    Best practices in development and use of incident response protocols

    Techniques to assess risk in responding to food safety incidents

    Application of risk management and risk communication principles

    Develop seminar content into a PTIN module

  • FSCF PTIN Events

    PTIN Steering Group meeting

    PTIN Roundtable EventIndustry, government, academia, and inter-governmental organizations to participateRoundtable review the PTINs progressWorkshops heldPublic release of first training modules PTIN website as a training platformProvide input on forward vision and onward collaboration

  • Food Safety Cooperation ForumFood Safety Cooperation ForumThird meeting of APEC food safety regulators Report on outcomes achieved against FSCF goals and FSCF 2009 Recommendations in:Communication and information sharingFood safety capacity buildingFood safety standards and regulatory systemsRank food safety capacity building prioritiesDiscuss recommendations for forward workSigning of APEC FSCF Statement 2011

  • For further information, please contact:Julia DohertyOffice of the U.S. Trade RepresentativeJulia_doherty@ustr.eop.gov

    Good morning. Im happy to be here today. My name is Julia Doherty with the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative I serve as the Senior Director of Non-Tariff Measures. Today Ill be talking about the APEC Food Safety Activities in the U.S. Year 2011.***Problem/issue identification; Elements of an effective Food Incident Response Protocol (FIRP), with the use of Australias (and potentially other) FIRP as a working example; Developing and implementing food recall systems; How to utilise and/or obtain relevant data to undertake a scientific risk assessment, including dietary exposure assessment; The application of Risk Assessment, Risk Management and Risk Communication principles and practices in the context of food safety emergency management;Practical ways to work with the media during an incident; and the value of liaison and information exchange with relevant experts and other domestic/international networks.

    *a review of the PTIN progress to date including an overview of the workshops held, the creation and release of the first training modules on the supply chain and aquaculture supply chain, the official launch of the PTIN website which will serve as a training platform for the PTIN training modules as well as linking to existing training and building relationships in the network, and the launch of the network of experts from industry, academia, government, and also intergovernmental organizations such as the World Bank. The PTIN will also present its vision for ongoing work and collaboration and how it will carry forward capacity building in the food sector to facilitate trade.***


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