Official food safety controls in Turkey can ensure that food of non-animal origin intended for export to the European Union meet requirements for primary production and processing, according to a report.

The Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety (DG SANTE) audit looked at the systems in place to control microbiological contamination in food of non-animal origin (FNAO) such as fresh or frozen soft fruits and herbs and spices.

The audit was due to a large outbreak in Europe in 2011, the scale of Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) notifications regarding FNAO originating in Turkey and the volume
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