Nations in Asia Pacific have taken part in a project to establish or improve food safety testing capabilities.

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO), coordinated efforts with laboratories in 14 countries.

Bahrain, Bangladesh, China, Indonesia, Jordan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar

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Regional WHO and FAO offices in Asia, the Americas and Africa highlighted their work on safe food to mark World Food Safety Day this past week.

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is helping countries in the Americas strengthen food control systems. PAHO, through actions coordinated by the Pan American
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Progress on food safety has brought benefits including greater food security and more stable livelihoods to South-East Asia, according to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) director of the region.

In a speech to mark World Food Safety Day, Director Poonam Khetrapal Singh said the area has played a key role
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