Past Events

29 October, 2019

U.S.-China Food Safety and Quality Capacity Building Collaboration VIP Meeting with SAMR was held on Oct.29th in Beijing. The meeting affirmed both U.S. and China’s vision and commitment to food safety and public-private cooperation.

29 October, 2019

U.S.-China Food Safety Technical Forum with SAMR was held in Beijing on October.29th. It is first technical seminar under the framework of the 5-year Public-Private Partnership MOU between AFP and SAMR.

28 October, 2019

This meeting was held on Oct. 28, Beijing. It brought together USDA and MARA, industry experts and companies throughout the meat value chain to discuss standards and regulation development.

15 October, 2019

The UPOV Working Group on BMT held its 18th session in Hangzhou from October 15th to 18th. The mission of UPOV is to provide and implement effective plant variety protection system. This meeting was mainly focus on DNA profiling.

24 September, 2019

4th year where meat industry executives from U.S., China and other countries met to discuss strategic issues facing the global meat industry and improvement of meat quality and safety in China.

23 September, 2019

The meeting was held on September 23rd, took place in Chengdu. The meeting provided a platform for U.S. and China industry and government leaders to have deeper technical discussions; co-organized by AFP and CMA.

07 August, 2019

AFP/CMA standards program had its internal working group meeting on August 7th, the meeting discussed around standards development, self-discipline, self-regulation, implementation and capacity building.

01 July, 2019

A delegation from China’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, including the Deputy Director General for the Seed Management Division, traveled to the U.S to visit with ASTA, U.S. industry partners and U.S. government agencies.

14 May, 2019

1st Meeting of Advisory Committee for Meat and Food Safety Cooperation was held on May 14th. The meeting was around the food safety and the international meat industry collaborations.

18 September, 2018

The goals of the Roundtable: to enhance cooperation among international companies and local Chinese companies to ensure food safety, security and sustainability and gain broader input on key areas of cooperation.