17
Apr
2018

The GFSC Scientists Share Research Findings at the World Mycotoxin Forum, 2018

How can science help to further the understanding of mycotoxins, thus helping to improve the safety of our food supply chain? This is one of the key areas under investigation at the Mars Global Food Safety Center. In March ​2018 scientists from the ​​center along with other world leading food and feed safety experts came together to share progress and new ideas at the leading international conference series on mycotoxins- The World Mycotoxin Forum (WMF) in Amsterdam. The team attended to meet with experts, capture the latest knowledge about this food safety grand challenge and share research findings from the mycotoxin research underway within the laboratories at the ​center​.

25
Apr
2018

Interview with Our New Mars GFSC Director - Dr. Abigail Stevenson

In August 2017 we welcomed our new Director, Dr. Abigail Stevenson, a research scientist with broad leadership experience across both Research & Development and Corporate Affairs. In this interview she ​shared her work experience in the Mars and her perspective ​of the work in the GFSC.

26
Dec
2017

Raising Awareness of Food Safety in Partnership with the China National Children’s Food Safety Guard Campaign Painting Competition

The GFSC sponsored the China National Children's Food Safety Guard Campaign that aims to increase food safety awareness among 6 to 12-year-old children. The project has benefited over 300 thousands people by the end of 2017. GFSC not only participated the award ceremony for the children’s food safety painting competition, but also organized a food safety training for the award winners and their parents.

02
Nov
2017

Developing a Universal Food Fraud Prevention Framework

The Global Understanding of Food Fraud Conference was held by the GFSC in Beijing. Participants including world-leading food safety experts and stakeholders agreed on global collaboration to combat food fraud and reached a consensus on the key principles and frameworks for food fraud prevention.

20
Aug
2017

Mars Kicked off Year Long Learning Program-Identifying and Mitigating Risks

In August 2017 the Mars GFSC launched a year-long program designed to train food safety practitioners on how to conduct quantitative food safety risk analysis.The program includes expert training and six months of one-on-one tuition with the experts where participants apply their new skills to a relevant, real-life project being run by them in their organization.

30
Aug
2017

Improving the Health of Children in Rural China through Collaboration with China Development Research Foundation (CDRF)

In August 2017, A group of Associates from the Mars GFSC visited Dejiang County, a poverty-stricken area in Eastern Guizhou province, China in June to gain an understanding of children’s living conditions. Their visits to local schools assisted them in identifying ways to help improve food safety practices. 

04
Jul
2017

Mars Incorporated acquired the "Health Leadership Award" of the sixth "Awards for Outstanding in Food Safety & Public Health"

Mars China acquired the 'Health Leadership Award' of the sixth 'China Award for Outstanding in Food Safety & Public Health'. This is the first time for Mars to become a winner of this Awards for Outstanding in Food Safety & Public Health in China. It reflects the high degree of recognition and acclaim from the industry and public regarding Mars's commitment to industrial chain safety and food safety education.

21
Mar
2016

Mars Global Food Safety Center Showcased at the China Development Forum 2016 Innovation Expo

The China Development Forum (CDF) was held in Diaoyutai Guesthouse, Beijing, from March 19 to 21, attracting a large number of world leaders, business executives and journalists from Chinese and international media. At the event, Mars showcased its Global Food Safety Center (GFSC) at a bespoke booth at the inaugural CDF 2016 Innovation Expo.

21
Apr
2016

Mars Global Food Safety Center hosted a global symposium to Advance Collaborations in Food Safety Science

One conclusion reached by participants at the symposium including food safety scientists and big data experts was that food safety is too important to be left just to the food safety scientists - it requires an integrated approach.

10
Dec
2015

Global Food Safety Center Holds First Training

Expanding global knowledge of food safety management is what our new Global Food Safety Center is all about, so it seems only fitting to celebrate the center’s first big training event.

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