26 Jan 2016

Latest China Food Safety Law Updates - Challenges or Opportunities?

14:00 - 17:00
OTB Building, 160 Gloucester Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
50pax (limited seats, register now!)
Cantonese (with English materials)
Member price: Free of charge
Non member price: Free of charge

A half-day seminar to share the updates of China Food Safety Law; importance of traceability from farm to table; industry challenges and opportunities, applications and strategies of global standards and food safety management system in enhancing food safety.

Should you have interests, please register online by 19 Jan 2016. Confirmation will be sent to the successful candidates 3 days prior to the event. 

** Owing to limited places, each company can send a maximum of two representatives. Additional space is subject to availability.

Enquiry: Miss Winifred Wong | Tel: +852 2863 9753 | food@gs1hk.org

Website: www.gs1hk.org


Latest China Food Safety Law Updates - Challenges or Opportunities?

Following years of food incidents, Chinese Government has finally brought up the strictest food safety regulations - the amended Food Safety Law of People’s Republic of China (“China Food Safety Law”) on 1 Oct 2015 to strengthen the integrity of the industry and build consumer confidence, in which safety and traceability is at  top priority.


To understand the amended Food Safety Law, as well as challenges and opportunities in the industry, GS1 Hong Kong organises a half-day seminar "Latest China Food Safety Law Updates - Challenges or Opportunities?" on 26 January 2016, and have invited experts from China Law Society and Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency to share about the regulation amendments and importance of safety and traceability from farm to table; implementation of global traceability standards and strategies in food supply chain; and how food safety management system helps to achieve traceability.


Date : 26 January 2016 (Tuesday)

Time : 2pm to 5pm (registration starts at 1:30pm)

Venue : 22/F, OTB Building, 160 Gloucester Road, Wanchai

Language : Cantonese (with Chinese/English materials)

Fee : Free of charge (limited seats, register now!)

Who is it for

Target audience: food & beverages manufacturers, merchants, traders, wholesalers & distributors, importers, retailers, storage and logistics service providers, etc



Topic & Speaker






Opening address by GS1 Hong Kong



Latest China Food Safety Law Updates - Challenges or Opportunities?

  • Mr. Joe Yang, Auditor & Member, China Law Society
  • Interpretation of updated China Food Safety Law
  • Obligation and responsibilities
  • Highlights of the amendments
  • Importance of traceability and case sharing


Recent market outlook - food safety and traceability

  • Ms. Heidi Ho, Principal Consultant, GS1 Hong Kong
  • Introduction of the latest food industry landscape, and the importance of establishing an effective food monitoring system and cold chain management
  • Understanding global traceability standards and implementation
  • Quality Food Traceability Scheme and training workshop


Break & IoT Centre showcase



How does ISO 22000:2005 Food Safety Management System help to achieve traceability in the food industry?

  • Ms. Meico Cheong, Business Manager, Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency
  • ISO 22000:2005 A tool to ensure food safety harzards  are under control
  • ISO 22000:2005 A highly practical solution to ensure standardisation for the food supply chain
  • “PDAC”: the tool to achieve traceability
  • What else is under Traceability?


Case sharing on how to cope with industry challenges

  • Mr. Kenneth Chan, Director, Rich Harvest Agricultural Produce Limited
  • How to address the challenges in logistics and safety process management of agricultural goods
  • Implementation of GS1 global traceability standards to improve the food supply chain visibility, and enable quality control and track and trace
  • Rich Harvest is the Silver Enterprise Winner of "Quality Food Traceability Scheme 2015"


Q&A session



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OTB Building, 160 Gloucester Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
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