Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority has organized a
lecture program for its employees, aiming at introducing Certified Food
Scientist (CFS) program and the requirements and procedure with regards to the
The lecture, which was delivered by Dr. Yusuf Al
Saadi, the first Certified Food Scientist in the UAE shed light on the
importance of preparing professionally trained personnel in the field of food
in order to accelerate the journey towards a food safe society.
Underscoring the strategic importance of food
science he described about how to secure the Certified Food Scientist title after
fulfilling the requirements which include academic qualifications and work
experience and after passing through the prescribed examinations.
His lecture shared an insight to the position and
role of a CFS as well as pointed to the responsibilities he have to shoulder
before and after the certification.
Dr. Yusuf also enlightened the audience on the
global scenario of CFS certification and the demographic distribution of CFSs
across the world.
He also shared his personal experience during the
journey to become the first Emirati to be given the title of CFS.
The program was organized by the Communication
& Community Service Division of ADFCA.