Food safety

Avian influenza: food safety issues

Selected key documents

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INFOSAN Information Notes: Avian influenza in poultry and humans - food safety implications

The International Food Safety Authorities Network (INFOSAN) is a global network of food safety authorities that disseminates important global food safety information and improves both national and international collaborations witha goal of preventing the international spread of contaminated food.

Note 4/2006, August 2006: Successful strategies in controlling Avian Influenza
Note 7/2005, November 2005 (Rev 1. 5 Dec): Highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza outbreaks in poultry and in humans: Food safety implications
Note 2/2004, December 2004: Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N1 outbreaks in poultry and in humans: Food safety

For further general information on avian influenza please refer to the specific pages on avian influenza on the Epidemic and Pandemic Alert and Response web site