Seminar on “Current Chinese Food Contact Material Regulations and Food Packaging Innovation"

Department of Science Service (DSS) cooperating withOffice of the Permanent Secretary (OPS), Ministry of Science and Technology organized the seminar “Current Chinese Food Contact Material Regulations and Food Packaging Innovation” on March 18th, 2019 at Pullman Bangkok King Power Hotel. 

The objective of seminarwas toprovide the participants from private sector, public sector, academic and delegates of national reference laboratories from 9 ASEAN countries (Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam) with the updating Chinese regulationsonfood contact materials and articles as well as the innovation of food packaging. In this seminar, there were totally 70 participants. The guest speakers, Mr. Oscar Wang from Guangdong Inspection and Quarantine Center, China and Mr. Youichi Ishizaki from Toyo Seikan Group Holdings, Ltd., Japan, were invited to present the current Chinese food contact materials and the food packaging innovation respectively. This seminaris a part of ASEAN Next 2019 event to support the expanding network of cooperation in the areas relating to science, technology and innovation between ASEAN and international partnersto enhance the economic competitiveness of ASEAN region.