Deputy Director Jin Fazhong of the Center for Farm Produce Quality & Safety (CFPQS), the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA, P. R. China), Director Ye Zhihua of the Institute of Quality Standard & Testing Technology for Agro-Products, Director Wei Qiwen of the Institute for the Control of Agrochemicals, Ministry of Agriculture (ICAMA), Director Cui Hanye of the Development Center of Science and Technology, Ministry of Agriculture(MOA, P. R. China) made an academic visit to the Institute of Food Safety and Monitoring of JAAS on January 7, 2012. The directors focused their visit on Farm Produce Safety Control Techniques & Standard Laboratory and Farm Produce Safety Risk Evaluation Laboratory. During the visit, they presented some suggestions and held extensive discussions with JAAS scientists and technicians. JAAS President Yan Shaohua and Director Huang Jun of Research Management Division accompanied the visit. Director Liu Xianjin of the Institute of Food Safety and Monitoring of JAAS made a work report of research progresses and the major breakthroughs.
Deputy Director Jin Fazhong spoke highly of the discipline construction and research breakthroughs of JAAS. He maintained that JAAS takes the leadship role in food safety researches among provincial agricultural academies, and makes a remarkable progress in process control and safety testing of agricultural produce. Deputy Director Jin and other directors also presented practical suggestions on how to establish advanced food safety disciplines, to strengthen risk evaluation and specialty disciplines construction.
Both the directors of the Research Management Division and the Institute of Food Safety and Monitoring of JAAS promised to implement the proposals and ensure the upgrade of food safety innovations and to organize a successful National Agricultural Produce Quality & Safety Science and Technology Conference which will hold at JAAS , during JAAS 80th anniversary, in 2012.