Food & drug safety assurance system guarantees safe Asian Games

13:51, November 22, 2010      

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Lin Yongsheng (2nd from right), Deputy Commissioner of Guangzhou Food and Drug Administration, briefed the media on food and drug safety and supply for the Asian Games.(Photo by GAGOC)

In the afternoon of November 19, a press conference was held by Guangzhou Food and Drug Administration (GFDA) and Guangzhou Asian Games Organising Committee (GAGOC) at Main Press Centre (MPC). Lin Yongsheng, Deputy Commissioner of Guangzhou Food and Drug Administration, briefed the media on food and drug safety and supply for the Asian Games.

According to Lin, "All the food and raw materials cannot be supplied to the people attending the Asian Games until sampling inspection is qualified by the testing department of the Guangzhou Municipal Government and cannot be supplied to the athletes until they are qualified lot-by-lot to be stimulant-free. Up to now, there have been no abnormal in the examination, delivery, acceptance check and escort of the food and raw materials for the Asian Games.

The food and raw materials of the dinning unit for the Asian Games had been checked 2,030 cases, 99.08 per cent of which qualified on the average. No public health issue has broken out in any venue of the 16th Asian Games.

Lin also said, "The directing and operating system was established and improved, with national - province - city - venues and enterprises five levels for the safety of Asian Games food and drug, to ensure a smooth Asian Games."

The entire supervising system unfolds comprehensively, with up to time examination. On the other hand, the Asian Games food and drug safety system were strengthened by carrying out special improvement.

He stressed that the measures must be carried out earnestly to prevent stimulant risk. Monitoring and examination for food of Asian Games is in full process with a government circular or factory supervisory system.

Source: GAGOC


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