The meeting to review strawberry safety and risk assessment was held at the Institute of Food Safety and Monitoring on June 29, 2012. Organized by the Laboratory of Quality & Safety Risk Assessment for Agro-products of Ministry of Agriculture (MoA, P.R.China), more than 20 representatives attended the meeting. The representatives were from the Horticulture Division of Jiangsu Agriculture Commission, Jiangsu Plant Protection Station, Jiangsu Agro-products Testing Center, Jiangsu Entry-exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau, Jiangsu Supervision and Inspection Institute for Product Quality, and other local testing stations and agro-technology extension stations.
Director Liu Xianjin of the Laboratory of Quality & Safety Risk Assessment for Agro-products of MoA briefed the working plans of the laboratory and the research progress of agro-products risk assessment at home and abroad. Dr. Liang Yin made a work report of strawberry safety. The attendants presented their suggestions for strawberry production and existing problems, which were all important to relevant researches in the future.