IFIC Foundation Releases Food Safety Communicator’s Guide in Beijing

BEIJING, Sept. 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation released Food Safety: A Communicator’s Guide to Improving Understanding during a landmark two-day workshop co-hosted with the China Food and Drug Administration (China FDA), which concludes today.The Guide, which was prepared by IFIC Foundation with funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service, provides health professionals, food and nutrition stakeholders, government officials, journalists, and others a variety of tools to help with effective planning and execution of food safety risk communication through a practical, hands-on approach for communicators.Defining Food Safety;Building a Practical Framework for Successful Food Safety Risk Communication;Guidelines for Interacting with News Media; andRegulating & Communicating Food Safety on Global and Local Levels.An electronic version of the full Guide is available at www.foodinsight.org/foodsafetyguide.
The Guide also will be translated into a variety of languages including, Mandarin Chinese, Vietnamese, Bahasa Indonesian, and others. Check www.foodinsight.org/foodsafetyguide, where they will be posted in the next few months.
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