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Regulations on Coordination between Food Safety Watchdogs Stipulated by OC of the 14th FINA World Championships

Regulations on Coordination between Food Safety Watchdogs Stipulated by OC of the 14th FINA World Championships
(Press Release III on Food Safety for FINA)

The OC Food Safety Department has stipulated the Regulations on Coordination between food safety watchdogs for the 14th FINA World Championships (hereinafter referred to as the Regulations), with a view to ensuring effective cooperation between five food safety watchdogs in terms of food cultivation (breeding), production, circulation and consumption for the Championships, redressing omissions in food safety supervision and administration from the field to the fork, and enhancing efficiency in food safety control. In line with the demand put forward by Shanghai Municipal People’s Government and the OC, Shanghai Municipal Agricultural Commission, Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision, Shanghai Administration for Industry & Commerce, Shanghai Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau, and Shanghai Food and Drug Administration, in the charge of the OC Food Safety Department, are responsible for supervision over food cultivation (breeding), production, circulation and consumption for the Championships.

The Regulations highlight coordination in the following aspects:
1. Principles for spot checks on the food for the Championships;
Organizations responsible for spot checks on food ingredients and products in the food supply chain are clarified.

2. Testing items and agencies;
Four certified testing agencies have been designated by the Food Safety Department to carry out the controls in line with the same approaches and criteria.

3. Coordination between the traceability of food and inspection over purchased ingredients;
Recommended food suppliers and official hotels are required to adopt the Food Traceability System for the 14th FINA World Championships and implement the Ingredient Distribution and Circulation Form for the 14th FINA World Championships to exercise IT-based control over food traceability.

4. Labeling in food distribution for the Championship;
Food for the Championships must be packaged with special labels, and all truck doors should be sealed with TAG that bear code numbers so as to ensure the food are not intact during the food transportation.

5. Chain of custody for food production and supply;
All suppliers have to retain their food production and supply records according to relevant requirements so that in case of any emergency, documents concerned can be provided in time. In addition, all food safety watchdogs have also to keep their records on food safety supervision and administration.

6. Information on food safety;
During the Championships, the results of food safety supervision for all food suppliers and official hotels will be reported to the OC on a daily base.
The OC Food Safety Department has stipulated the Regulations on Coordination between food safety watchdogs for the 14th FINA World Championships (hereinafter referred to as the Regulations), with a view to ensuring effective cooperation between five food safety watchdogs in terms of food cultivation (breeding), production, circulation and consumption for the Championships, redressing omissions in food safety supervision and administration from the field to the fork, and enhancing efficiency in food safety control.In line with the demand put forward by Shanghai Municipal People’s Government and the OC, Shanghai Municipal Agricultural Commission, Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision, Shanghai Administration for Industry & Commerce, Shanghai Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau, and Shanghai Food and Drug Administration, in the charge of the OC Food Safety Department, are responsible for supervision over food cultivation (breeding), production, circulation and consumption for the Championships.

World Championships 2011
Shanghai
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20May2011

WPWL 2011: China men book trip to Florence while New Zealanders hit top form

Sydney (May 19). China men came through when necessary, beating Japan 8-6 to advance to the FINA World League Super Finals following fourth-night action in the second leg of the Asia-Oceania qualifying water polo event at Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre. And New Zealand came out to play as well with two excellent matches that kept the opposition apprehensive until the final quarters.But China men, under pressure to join their female counterparts and qualify, were up against a Japanese team riding a high of top-class play and an easier final day against New Zealand compared to China’s opponent of unbeaten Australia.

Water Polo World League Super Final Women 2016
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20May2011

WPWL 2011: Australia men and women qualify for Super Finals, as does China women

Sydney (May 18). Australia has qualified both its teams for the FINA World League Super Finals following third-night action in the second leg of the Asia-Oceania FINA World League water polo event at Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre.China women are also in an unassailable position with two nights remaining but the real action is which of the two teams — China and Japan — will fill the second spot in the men’s competition in Florence, Italy next month? Japan pushed the unbeaten Aussie Sharks to a 12-10 decision tonight but it was the earlier game that had people talking.

Water Polo World League Super Final Women 2016
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19May2011

WPWL 2011 (Men): Japan's close win over Kazakhstan, Australia beats Kiwis at home

Sydney (May 17). Kazakhstan's veneer as the best men's team in Asia was further stripped by Japan with a dramatic 11-10 victory in the second leg of the Asia-Oceania FINA World League water polo event at Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre.Kazakhstan beat Japan 10-8 in their Asian Games semifinal in Guangzhou, China in November but Japan reversed that 10-8 result in Auckland during the first leg last week and last night led 9-3 in the third period before allowing the Kazakhs back into the game, with two of those goals coming in brutality suspension time.

Water Polo World League Super Final Women 2016
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18May2011

WPWL 2011: Aussie Sharks men crush Kazakhstan, China women too good for Japan

Sydney (May 16). The Aussie Sharks men maintained their dominance over Kazakhstan on the first day of the second leg of the FINA Men's Water Polo World League 2011 Asia-Oceania round at Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre tonight.The Sharks continued their unbeaten run with an 11-5 victory over Asian Games champion Kazakhstan — a side boasting eight stars from December’s championship team. Australia led by just 5-2 at halftime but had the game sewn up with an 8-3 margin at the final break. China beat New Zealand 12-6 in the other men’s game from an 8-3 halftime advantage. China has nine players returning from the Asian Games gold-medal final won by Kazakhstan.

Water Polo World League Super Final Women 2016
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17May2011

FINA starts CoachTrue Programme

FINA is pleased to present the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) CoachTrue Programme. In order to meet the coaches’ learning needs and their demanding schedule, WADA has launched CoachTrue, a computer-based, self-teaching anti-doping tool.
CoachTrue’s elite-level module has the following features:
- Pre-Test: An evaluation of the coach’s current knowledge
- Tutorials: A series of presentations with voice-overs that provide essential information on the following topics:
1. Health consequences of doping
2. Coach’s accountability
3. Results management
4. Therapeutic use exemptions
5. Whereabouts
6. Decision-making
- Scenario-Based Activities: A practical application of acquired knowledge to likely real-life scenarios
- Who Wants to Play True: A fun way for coaches to test their knowledge on anti-doping issues
- Post-Test & Certification: Once coaches have completed all required learning steps, including a final assessment (post-test), they receive a certificate of participation.
Click on the banner to access the CoachTrue platform.

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16May2011

Shanghai 2011 OC holds meeting with Food Safety Experts

The Organising Committee of the 14th FINA World Championships had a meeting with food safety experts on the morning of April 26, 2011. Invited guests were Chen Junshi, member of Institute of Nutrition and Food Safety, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, and academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering; Peter Ben Embarek, Department of Food Safety of WHO’s office in China; Wu Moutian, member of Doping Control Review Board of FINA and Deputy Director General,China Anti-Doping Agency and five other food safety and doping control experts.

World Championships 2011
Shanghai
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05May2011

Saudi Arabia wins third edition at home

The team of Saudi Arabia won the third edition of the FINA Men’s Water Polo Development Trophy that was held in Dammam (KSA) on April 23-29, 2011. After finishing first in the respective group of the preliminary round, the local team beat in the decisive match of the tournament Iran by 7-6 (after a penalty shootout). The third place went to Kuwait, easy winner of Chile by 13-5.The participating teams in this third edition were: Algeria, Chile, Iran, Kuwait, Morocco, Netherlands Antilles, Peru, Trinidad & Tobago, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and Tunisia.In the first two editions of this competitions – with the participation of national squads normally not present at major international events -, held in 2007 and 2009 in Kuwait City (KUW), the winners were respectively Colombia and Kuwait.

World Men’s Water Polo Development Trophy 2011
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05May2011

Waschburger (GER) and Okimoto (BRA) dominate in Cancun (MEX)

Andreas Waschburger (GER) and Poliana Okimoto (BRA) won the second leg of the FINA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup in Cancun (MEX) with a time of 1h53m58s and 2h01m58s, respectively. In all, 36 athletes from 15 countries (Germany, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Slovenia, USA, Guatemala, Hungary, Italy, Israel, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Syria and Switzerland) took the departure in a race that serves as a testing ground for the upcoming FINA World Championships in Shanghai.

Marathon Swim World Series 2011
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02May2011

Sports talent program focuses in scouting prospects for a new divers generation

As an effort to increase the athletic reserves for the Diving Program, the Baja California Sports and Physical Culture Institute have set a scouting campaign throughout some cities. Tijuana is one of them, and the first stage to evaluate young candidates, there will be a scouting session on April 30th at the Baja California High Performance Center, known as “The CAR”.CAR’s Acquatic Complex will receive 52 students from different elementary schools ranking in age from 5-9. They were evaluated in their schools by the Scouting Department previously for potencial talents needed. Some of the children that were checked will be observed again this weekend in the Acquatic Complex. “They will be brought for further evaluations”, said diving coach Jim Wynne, who worked with San Diego State University program, and now is part of the Baja Project.

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27Apr2011

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