SQU/ International Seminar on Food Poisoning in Oman

SQU/ International Seminar on Food Poisoning in Oman


 Deliberations of the International Seminar on Food Poisoning began at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) today under the patronage of Dr. Said bin Ali al-Yahya'ei, SQU Assistant Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Community Service.

The two-day seminar is being organized by the Food and Nutrition Science Department at the College of Agriculture and Marine Sciences in SQU.

Dr. Ismail bin Mohammed al-Balushi, Head of the Organizing Committee said that the seminar coincides with the emergence of new risks that threaten the food safety.

The seminar includes a number of themes pertaining to the Omani food legislations, food safety and consumer protection against the microbial and chemical contaminants.

It is worth mentioning that "50" food specialists, inspectors and laboratories' technicians from various governmental and private agencies in the Sultanate are taking part in the seminar.


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