The work committees of ILSI Mesoamerica are the spaces in which academia, governments and industry establish joint work opportunities and develop activities for the region.

The Committee of Nutrition and Food Technology is a multidisciplinary team of collaborators that seek to improve the quality of life of people through the science of nutrition and the application of food science to the proposed research projects.

From its beginning this committee established the following work topics:

Nutritional labeling, nutritional statements                      Food fortification
and relationship of additives with health

                    

 

Functional foods – Functional ingredients                        Food supplements

                 

Activities carried out in 2018:

1- Training in Processes and Regulations of CODEX for El Salvador carried out in the month of April in San Salvador, El Salvador. Read more…

2- Training in Processes and Regulations of CODEX for Honduras carried out in the month of April in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Read more…

3- Training in Processes and Regulations of CODEX for Guatemala carried out in the month of April in Guatemala City, Guatemala. Read more…

4- Second Webinar Bases of the Food Fortification, carried out in the month of April in San Jose, Costa Rica. Read more…

5- Training in Processes and Regulations of CODEX for Panama carried out in the month of May in Panama City, Panama. Read more…

6- Training in Processes and Regulations of CODEX for Dominican Republic carried out in the month of May in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Read more…

7- Training in Processes and Regulations of CODEX for Costa Rica carried out in the month of November in San José, Costa Rica. Read more…

Activities carried out in 2017:

1- Within the framework of the agreement with the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Commerce (MEIC) and at the request of the members of the committee, on February 2, the first CODEX training was held. Eng. Amanda Lasso made the presentation: CODEX-ILSI Mesoamerica.

2- In the session of the Committee of the month of March the second training in CODEX subjects was carried out. Eng. Amanda Lasso made the presentation: Elaboration of CODEX standards.

3- In the session of the Committee of the month of May the third training in CODEX subjects was carried out. Eng. Amanda Lasso made the presentation: Doc. Codex-ILSI

4- Presentation of the Latin American Nutrition and Health Study (ELANS) carried out in the month of May in San Jose, Costa Rica. Read more…

5- Symposium on Health and Food Safety: malnutrition in Guatemalan children, held in October in Antigua, Guatemala. Read more…

6- Webinar Bases of the Food Fortification, carried out in the month of November in San Jose, Costa Rica. Read more…

Activities carried out in 2016:

1- III Latin American Food Fortification Symposium, held in the month of May in Guatemala City, Guatemala. Read more…

2- Symposium on Nutrition Labeling and Public Health, held in the month of October in Panama City, Panama. Read more…

Activities carried out in 2015:

1- Food Additives Symposium: A global perspective on use and safety, carried out in January in San Salvador, El Salvador. Read more…

2- First Scientific Symposium on Longevity ILSI Mesoamerica, held in October in San Jose, Costa Rica. Read more…