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:
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
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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
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/