• Western Pacific nations lack novel food safety rules

    12 days ago - By Food Safety

    Most countries in the Western Pacific do not have regulations to control food safety in novel foods, according to a survey.
    Many pointed to the absence of national regulatory frameworks that could be applied to alternative proteins and the need for discussions on the rules and risk assessment for novel foods. They also said inspectors need to be trained on novel technologies to produce alternative food proteins.
    The World Health Organization in the Western Pacific held a workshop as the first step toward supporting member states to regulate the production, marketing and consumption of...
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