Webinar on The Safety, Benefit and Uses of Low/No Calorie Sweeteners

Jakarta, Indonesia
8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Zoom Meeting


This webinar aims to:

  • share information on the different uses of LNCS in food and beverages, as well as its benefits for health and diet
  • provide updates on current approaches in managing the safety and use of LNCS in Indonesia
  • facilitate the understanding of the safety evaluation process for the general population & vulnerable groups.

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  • Oct 18, 2020

    Session 1: An introduction to Low/ No-Calorie Sweetener

    Chaired by: Dr. Puspo Edi Giriwono, Scientist, Bogor Agriculture University, Indonesia

    • LNCS Program and Regulation in Indonesia
      Dr. Dra. Sutanti Siti Namtini, Apt, Ph.D, Director, BPOM Processed Food Standardization, Indonesia
    • Global Perspective on LNCS: Scientific Approach & Safety Assessment of LNCS 
      Dr. Ashley Roberts, President, ARToxicology Inc., Canada (*tbc)
    • Managing the Safety Risk of LNCS
      Prof. Purwiyatno Hariyadi, Vice-Chair, Codex / Professor, Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia
  • Oct 18, 2020

    LNCS Benefits for Health and Product Innovation/ Reformulation

    Chaired by: Prof. Dedi Fardiaz, Professor, SEAFAST Center, Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia

        • Science Evidence-Based Support: Impact of LNCS and the Health Outcomes
          Dr. John Sievenpiper, Associate Professor, University of Toronto, Canada 
        • The Role of LNCS for Product Reformulation & Innovation
          Mr. Adhi S. Lukman, Chairman, GAPMMI, Indonesia 
        • Discussion
          LNCS Challenge & Opportunity;
          How to address/connect the risk assessment and risk management of LNCS in Indonesia

      Moderator: Prof Dedi Fardiaz; Panel Members: Dr. Dra. Sutanti Namtini, Mr. Adhi S. Lukman & Dr. Emran Kartasasmita

      • Summary and Next Steps
        Prof. Dedi Fardiaz, Professor, SEAFAST Center, Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia