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2017 Food Safety Talk and Guided Tours Service

Over the years, the IACM has been committed to heighten community and public awareness of food safety through different activities and media focused on the idea of “Be Responsible to Minimize Risk. Safe Food for Safe Consumption”. It stresses the importance of concerted efforts of the government, food industry and public in safeguarding food safety, teaches residents the practical ways for ensuring food safety in everyday life and reminds them to pay attention to food safety news.

 

I.  Food Safety Talks:

Each session lasts for approximately 40 minutes. It is conducted by designated staff, supported by PowerPoint presentation and accompanied by prize-winning quiz. The themes of talks for this year are as follows:

Target group

Code No.

Theme (select one as appropriate)

Primary Students/General Public

A1

Do not consume wild mushrooms

A2

Be alert when eating seafood

A3

Be cautious when eating poultry

A4

What you need to know about meat

A5

Consuming vegetables safely

A6

Understanding dairy product

A7

Tips for egg consumption

A8

Nutrients in grains and cereals

A9

Safe and healthy eating - Pay attention when purchasing food online

Secondary Students/General Public

B1

Safe consumption of poultry and its products

B2

Getting to know about mycotoxins in food

B3

Proper understanding of food additives

B4

Marine biotoxin and food safety

B5

Proper control of temperature

B6

Tips for purchasing cooking oil

B7

Careful eating of seafood

 

B8

Be cautious of the potential risk for food purchasing online

 

B9

Learn about antioxidants of vegetables and fruits

 

B10

Analysing pre-packaged food

 

II. Talk on Basic Food Safety Principles For Campus Foodservice:

The main target audiences of “Basic Food Safety Principles for Campus Foodservice” are teachers and non-teaching staff of schools and educational institutions in Macao who engage in food procurement, food inspection upon receipt, food handling and meal distribution on the premises.

The talk lasts for approximately 40 minutes and is supported by PowerPoint presentation conducted by specialized personnel. It provides training and informative assistance to schools and educational institutions in Macao to reinforce food safety practices in campus and encourage them to upgrade overall food safety and hygiene standards through self-management. These are conducive to ensuring food safety on campus and reducing risk of clusters or outbreaks of food-borne disease.

 

III. Guided Tour Service for the “Food Information Station”:

With a commitment to promote food safety education, IACM has set up the “Food Information Station”, which is located on the first floor of Iao Hon Hawkers' Building and is made up of the food trade zone and the exhibition hall. In the food trade zone, the public are provided with information about the Centre’s structure and functions, as well as its monitoring tasks from food import to market surveillance. The exhibition hall has chosen cow’s milk, a drink which is often consumed in everyday life, to be the theme of the exhibition to highlight the food safety concept of “From Farm to Table”, which in turn extends to five major topics, such as food and health, global food issues, etc. which serve to heighten the public’s concern about food safety and prompt them to think about the issue. Each explanatory tour, with a group of 30 persons, takes about 45 minutes.

 

To sign up for the “Food Safety Talks” or guided tour of “Food Information Station”, please kindly access the online sign-up system or download the Sign-Up Form. Please fax the filled-in form to the Division of Risk Communication of Food Safety Centre of IACM (Fax: 8296 9948). Our staff will contact your school or association in due time for making necessary arrangements.

 

Should there be any enquiries, please feel free to contact Ms. Lam of the Division of Risk Communication of Food Safety Centre at 8296 9854.

 

Themes and Outline of Food Safety Talks

 

Outline of Talk on Food Safety Principles For Campus FoodService

 

Overview of Food Information Station

 

Enrollment Form (Portuguese Version)






















Last Updated on 01/01/2017
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