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WHO

  • Department of Food Safety and Zoonoses
    The WHO Department of Food Safety and Zoonoses provides leadership in global efforts to lower the burden of diseases, thereby strengthening the health security and ensuring the sustainable development of Member States.

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)

  • Food and Waterborne Diseases and Zoonoses programme (FWD)
    The Centre is a European Union agency aim to strengthen Europe’s defences against infectious diseases. The objectives of the Food- and Waterborne Diseases and Zoonoses programme are to improve and harmonizes the surveillance of food- and waterborne diseases and zoonoses, improve knowledge of prevention and control of food- and waterborne diseases and zoonoses, strengthen capacity in Member States, improve early detection and coordinated response to European Union–wide outbreaks of food- and waterborne diseases and zoonoses with an European Union dimension and facilitates collaboration between the public health, veterinary and food sectors.

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)

  • Food Safety and Zoonoses
    The European Food Safety Authority is the keystone of European Union risk assessment regarding food and feed safety. In close collaboration with national authorities and in open consultation with its stakeholders, the European Food Safety Authority provides independent scientific advice and clear communication on existing and emerging risks. The European Food Safety Authority’s role is to assess and communicate on all risks associated with the food chain.

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

  • C O D E X A L I M E N T A R I U S
    The Codex Alimentarius international food standards, guidelines and codes of practice contribute to the safety, quality and fairness of this international food trade. Codex standards are based on the best available science assisted by independent international risk assessment bodies or ad hoc consultations organized by FAO and WHO.

World Organization for Animal Health (OIE)

  • Food Safety and Zoonoses
    The World Organisation for Animal Health is the intergovernmental organization responsible for improving animal health worldwide. In response to the demand from consumers worldwide for safe food, the World Organisation for Animal Health is working with relevant organizations to reduce foodborne risks to human health caused by hazards arising from animal production.
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