[10:03:57 June 13th, 2011] Shandong Newsnet: The Provincial Government press briefing is confirmed to be held at 10, June the 14th, 2011. Conditions of the food safety of our province will be issued. Our newsnet will offer you real live broadcast of the briefing then, please pay attention.
[9:36:30 June 14th, 2011] Shandong Newsnet: The briefing is officiated by Kong Fanke, Director of Shandong Communist Party Propaganda Office and Vice director of People’s Government Information Office.
[9:59:56 June 14th, 2011] Kong Fanke: Friends from the press, ladies and gentlemen, good morning.
[10:00:03 June 14th, 2011] Kong Fanke: Food safety is a major livelihood issue and is related to the healthy and life safety of the people. Our central Party Committee, the State Council, our provincial party committee and provincial government have been given priority to the food safety work and measures are taken to guarantee food safety. In recent years, through the joint-effort of institutions of different levels as well as all circles in the society, the food safety work in our province have been improved to a good status. However, there are still some weaknesses and problems and the food safety situation is still severe. The public is quite concerned about the food safety. The provincial press briefing is held here today. Mr. Bu Xianglian, Deputy Director General of the provincial Agriculture Department, Mr. Song Jibao, Deputy Director of the provincial Department of Fishery and Ocean, Mr. Meng Qingxiu, Director of the provincial Food Bureau, Mr. Sun Jianbo, Deputy Director of the provincial Department of Commerce, as well as Mr. Tang Jianjun, Deputy Director of the provincial Pasturage Bureau are invited to give us a circular of the food safety in our province and answer the reporters’ questions.
[10:01:18 June 14th, 2011] Kong Fanke: Reporters from the central press in Shandong, Hong Kong press branches in Shandong, as well as press directly under the province and main press of Jinan also attend the briefing.
[10:01:48 June 14th, 2011] Kong Fanke: Now I call on Mr. Bu Xianglian to give us a brief introduction.
[10:02:29 June 14th, 2011] Bu Xianglian: Since entering the new millennium, under the correct leadership of the provincial party committee and provincial government, the agricultural system of our province promptly listed the quality safety supervision of agricultural production in the significant agenda and have been constantly launching the quality safety regulation of agricultural production and in this way the quality safety of the agricultural production have been improved steadily. In our work, we highlights four “5 key works”.
[10:02:53 June 14th, 2011] Bu Xianglian: First, we highlight the five key fields to be supervised. It includes supervision of the key crop and key production, the supervision of key producing area and bases, the supervision of key input products, the supervision of production operators and the supervision of key moments.
[10:03:25 June 14th, 2011] Bu Xianglian: Second, we highlight the five key links. The links include production, the management and usage of pesticides, quality certification, quality supervision and self-supervision before market.
[10:04:32 June 14th, 2011] Bu Xianglian: Third, we highlight the perfection of five security systems. It includes the standard system, detection system, law enforcement system, quality certification system and the management system.
[10:06:11 June 14th, 2011] Bu Xianglian: Four, we highlight five measures. These measures include good plans, promoting legal construction, enforcing propaganda and training, increasing investment and strengthening leadership.
[10:07:22 June 14th, 2011] Bu Xianglian: At present, there have been 435 local agricultural standards, 11 national-level standardized demonstration counties, 16 provincial-level standardized demonstration counties, over 3000 standardized bases of different kinds in our province. And we also have 2011 companies and 4784 productions that have been accepted as nuisanceless, green, organic and have the geographical indication.
[10:08:09 June 14th, 2011] Kong Fanke: Now I call on Mr. Song Jibao to give us a introduction.
[10:08:33 June 14th, 2011] Song Jibao: Our province is one of the main production provinces of fish and fishery is significant in the economic development of the rural area. For years, we have been conscientiously implementing the overall scheme of the State Council, the provincial government and the Agricultural Department. We pay priority to 6 significant links that include the system and mechanism construction, the quality of the offspring seed, the healthy cultivation and production, standardized production, quality supervision and law enforcement and publicity and education concerning the law. And in this way the quality safety of the aquatic production have been risen steadily.
[10:09:04 June 14th, 2011] Song Jibao: First, we strengthened leadership and built a long-effect safety mechanism. Second, we established a strict licensing system. Third, we enforced the supervision and comprehensively pushed forward the health cultivation. Four, we perfected the standard system and solidly implemented the standardized production. Fifth, we strengthened supervision and casual inspection and paid priority to quality supervision and law enforcement.
[10:13:05 June 14th, 2011] Song Jibao: Quality safety of aquatic product is related to the healthy and life safety of the people. According to the requirement of the provincial government, we will conscientiously strengthen the supervision of quality safety and guarantee the safety of the people.
[10:13:45 June 14th, 2011] Kong Fanke: Now I call on Mr. Sun Jianbo to give us a brief introduction.
[10:13:58 June 14th, 2011] Sun Jianbo: The provincial Department of Commerce did the following work in terms of food safety. First, we pushed forward the activity of “satisfied consumption benefits the people” positively and advocated faithful management. Second, we implemented “the cooperation of production area and supermarket” of agricultural production and improved quality of the citizens’ vegetable baskets. Third, we supervised and urged the companies to implement the quality safety management and took strict precautions against pigs with clenbuterol. Fourth, we launched special inspection of liquor and further standardize the liquor market.
[10:19:10 June 14th, 2011] Sun Jianbo: We will pay priority to the following work in the future. First, severely punish illegal food additives. Second, push forward the construction of circulation and traceability system of meat and vegetables in Qingdao and Jinan. Third, supervise the responsibility of the first person in charge. Fourth, enhance the construction of demonstration city of agricultural food safety.
[10:20:15 June 14th, 2011] Kong Fanke: Now I call on Mr. Meng Qingxiu to give us a brief introduction.
[10:20:25 June 14th, 2011] Meng Qingxiu: Distinguished leaders and guests, good morning.
[10:20:25 June 14th, 2011] Meng Qingxiu: In recent years, under the direct of different levels of Food Developments and the provincial party committee and the government, as well as under the substantial support of related institutions, the supervision of food safety of our province have obtained certain effect.
[10:20:44 June 14th, 2011] Meng Qingxiu: First, we perfected the supporting policies to make sure that there are laws to abide and rules to follow by food safety supervision. Second, we perfected the supervision system to make sure the food quality can be nicely charged. Third, we strengthened the daily supervision and solved questions at the grassroots levels and in the blossom.
[10:26:33 June 14th, 2011] Meng Qingxiu: Food safety is related to the health of the people and it need the joint effort of the society to guarantee the food safety. We will further strengthen our organization and leadership and do the 2011 food safety supervision well. And at the same time we hope that you friends from the press can supervise us to promote the food quality safety supervision of our province to a new stage. Thank you.
[10:28:07 June 14th, 2011] Kong Fanke: Now I call on Mr. Tang Jianjun to give us a brief introduction.
[10:28:28 June 14th, 2011] Tang Jianjun: Our provincial Pasturage Bureau have been paying priority to the quality safety supervision and now I will give you a brief introduction of our work in recent years.
[10:28:41 June 14th, 2011] Tang Jianjun: First, we strengthened leadership and strictly put the supervision responsibility into practice. Second, we pushed forward the standard production to consolidate the safety infrastructure. Third, we launched punishment and eliminated quality safety troubles. Fourth, we highlighted key works and severely punished the use of clenbuterol. Fifth, we strengthened monitor to guarantee the diet safety of the people.
[10:33:02 June 14th, 2011] Tang Jianjun: Next, our department will pay priority to more key links according to the requirement of the provincial government and the agricultural department and severely punish the unlawful act in terms of animal by-products quality safety.
[10:53:18 June 14th, 2011] Kong Fanke: Friends from the press, a second conference briefing in terms of food safety will be held here at 10 a.m. in June the 17th. Principals of Public Security Bureau, Ministry of Health, Industrial and Commercial Bureau, Quality Supervision Bureau, Food and Drug Administration Bureau as well as Shandong Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau will be joining us. We welcome your coming.
[10:53:50 June 14th, 2011] Kong Fanke: That’s the end of the briefing. Thank you.