Serbian producers have been helped to understand and comply with new food safety laws in the country.

Regulations were drawn up by the government with the support of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

A set of guidelines and promotional

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Remote audits should not replace physical visits but can be used as part of a hybrid approach, said presenters at the Vienna Food Safety Forum.

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF) and the Australian Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry organized the event

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Using food safety findings from industry and third parties could help regulators better target resources, but there are issues to overcome on both sides, according to experts.

Speakers discussed the use of voluntary third-party assurance (vTPA) programs at the Vienna Food Safety Forum, organized by UNIDO, the Department of Agriculture

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An international forum is scheduled for October on data-driven innovation in food safety, including the use of remote audits and verification.

The event is organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Australian Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry.

The Vienna Food Safety Forum is set for

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UNIDO and the Foundation FSSC have signed an agreement to promote food safety in low- and middle-income countries.

The partnership between the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the non-profit that manages the FSSC 22000 certification is to run for an initial period of three years.

The aim is

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The World Health Organization’s (WHO) regional director for Africa has called for smarter investment and design of supply chains with a focus on food safety.

Matshidiso Moeti said all parts of the supply chain, from farmers, to vendors and consumers have a role in ensuring food is safe. He said
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