Food Safety Webinar Series

Production, evaluation and regulation of cultured meat

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Production, evaluation and regulation of cultured meat”: first session of our webinar series “Emerging topics in our food environment” by the WOAH Collaborating Centre for Food Safety

On 29 August 2023, the World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH) Collaborating Centre for Food Safety (a consortium since 2014 of the School of Veterinary Medicine, Rakuno Gakuen University; Research Center for Food Safety, University of Tokyo; and the National Centre for Food Science, Singapore Food Agency) organised a webinar on the production, evaluation and regulation of cultured meat, with support from WOAH regional and sub-regional offices and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

This is the first in a regional webinar series on various emerging topics related to food safety, based on the expertise of the three organisations.

Speakers and presentations for the event are found below:

Summary of the webinar

A recording of the webinar is available below:

Recording of the WOAH Collaborating Centre for Food Safety webinar on “Production, evaluation and regulation of cultured meat”, 29 August 2023

Details

Date and time: Tuesday, 29 August 2023, 14:00 to 16:00 (Japan Standard Time)

Flyer: Link

Note: Certificates of attendance were not issued to participants of this webinar.

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This 2-page infographic shows how the animal and human sectors work together to protect health and ensure food safety and security.

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References

Milestone publication:

FAO & WHO. 2023. Food safety aspects of cell-based food. Rome. https://doi.org/10.4060/cc4855en

 

Factsheet for regulators:

Nine things to know about food safety aspects of cell-based food: FAO/WHO factsheet: https://www.fao.org/documents/card/en/c/cc6419en

 

Stakeholder meeting report:

FAO. 2023. Cell-based food: its safety and its future role – Stakeholder roundtable meeting report, Tel Aviv, Israel, 7 September 2022. Rome. https://doi.org/10.4060/cc6967en

 

Videos:

FAO. 2022. Ensuring the safety of cell-based food. Rome. https://youtu.be/Vn7OCVV_o4Y  (Educational video, 20 min)

FAO. 2023. Cell-based food production and food safety. Rome. https://youtu.be/YyUoP2d3Zos  (Animation, 1 min and 43 sec)

 

For more info:

FAO Food safety and quality – cell-based food: https://www.fao.org/food-safety/scientific-advice/crosscutting-and-emerging-issues/biotechnology/

 

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