Head of Rospotrebnadzor meets the Head of the FAO liaison Office with the Russian Federation Eugenia Serova


22.07.2016 г.

On July 20, 2016 the Head of the Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing (Rospotrebnadzor) Dr. Anna Popova had a meeting with the Head of the FAO liaison Office with the Russian Federation Eugenia Serova.

The parties discussed current status of interaction of Rospotrebnadzor and FAO in the field of food quality and safety, prospects for further cooperation with a view to hold common activities on risk analysis and implementation of joint programs on prevention of antimicrobial resistance.

In the course of negotiations it was emphasized that FAO is interested in Russian professionals to be intensively involved in the scientific advisory groups of Organization as well as in the development of educational programs on risk assessment.

Rospotrebnadzor will also keep coordinating the participation of the Russian Federation in FAO activity on the development of international food safety standards within the framework of the relevant Joint FAO/WHO Program – “Codex Alimentarius” Commission.