Ecolab Collaborates with China's State Food and Drug Administration to Provide Food Safety Training
Ecolab (NYSE: ECL) and China's State Food and Drug Administration
Institute for Executive Development (SFDAIED) are again partnering to
conduct food safety training that aligns with the recent introduction of
China's five-year food safety plan and reaches workers within the
country's food service industry.
Food safety experts from Ecolab and SFDAIED are together conducting food
safety training for large, state-owned restaurants and food service
providers throughout the cities of Beijing, Wuhan and Baise to
strengthen operational standards, promote proper food safety practices
and increase public awareness of the importance of food safety.
"Ecolab is well recognized for our food safety expertise, and we are
committed to sharing our knowledge and solutions to advance China's food
service industry," said Tim Wang, senior vice president and general
manager of Ecolab Greater China. "This food safety training program
reflects our commitment to helping improve food safety practices within
the industry and bolster consumer confidence within China."
The food service industry training program focuses on several key areas
of food safety, including personal hygiene, proper equipment and
facility operation, cleaning and disinfecting processes and pest control
techniques. SFDAIED expects more than 700 food service industry
personnel to participate in the training program, benefiting more than
In 2011, Ecolab played a strategic role in SFDAIED's implementation of
key government regulations and fundamental safeguards to help ensure
food safety within China's food and beverage industry. Ecolab helped
SFDAIED establish a public service training program, identify food
safety experts, reinforce food safety practices within food and beverage
operations, strengthen employee awareness of food safety and enhance the
country's overall level of food safety management.
Ecolab entered the Chinese market in 1987, and is a leader in providing
innovative solutions to help China's food-related businesses strengthen
food safety practices.
With 2011 pro forma sales of $11 billion and
more than 40,000 employees, Ecolab Inc. (NYSE: ECL) is the global leader
in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that provide and
protect clean water, safe food, abundant energy and healthy
environments. Ecolab delivers comprehensive programs and services to the
food, energy, healthcare, industrial and hospitality markets in more
than 160 countries. For more Ecolab news and information, visit www.ecolab.com.
The SFDAIED is directly under the State Food
and Drug Administration Bureau providing education and training related
services to food and drug regulatory authorities and to professional
education and training institutions. The organization is mainly
responsible for the oversight of education and training planning, the
food and drug regulatory system, food and drug regulatory policy theory,
educational research, and international exchanges. The SFDAIED has
trained food safety regulators and nearly 10,000 employees in the food
industry, also providing a variety of technical personnel to ensure the
safety and security of China's F&B industry. For more SFDAIED news and
information, visit www.sfdaied.org.
Roman Blahoski, 651-293-4385
Source: Ecolab Inc.
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