Food safety

Improved coordination and harmonization of national food safety control services

Meeting report

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Authors:
World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe

Publication details

Editors: Copenhagen : WHO Regional Office for Europe
Publication date: 2001
Languages: English

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Overview

The aim of the meeting was to evaluate the coordination at national level of food safety control by independent science-based consumer protection agencies, and to compare them with existing alternatives. The delegates comprised representatives of food control institutions in over 30 countries, including European Union (EU) accession countries, and senior staff of food control agencies in the EU that had reorganized their food safety control systems under the umbrella of a single food authority.