Food safety programme tackling food fraud
Food safety

To safeguard the quality and geographic denomination of high-value foods, the IAEA and the FAO have developed the so-called stable isotope analysis to test for authenticity of high-quality food products.

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Food safety

High levels of some of the most hazardous chemicals on Earth have been found in eggs in Agbogbloshie, Ghana. The contamination results primarily from the breaking apart of discarded electronics (e-waste) and burning…

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Different rice varieties in bowls.
Food safety

Arsenic contamination in rice poses a serious health risk in many parts of the world. Now an international study has shown that husking rice before parboiling reduces arsenic content, potentially lowering the risk of…

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Food safety

Unsafe food and foodborne diseases create high costs in low- and middle-income countries. According to experts from the World Bank, better managing the safety of food would significantly contribute to achieving multiple…

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Food safety

The GlobalG.A.P. Standard invited to its bi-yearly summit in Amsterdam to celebrate 20 years of GlobalG.A.P. Partnership and 15 years of good agricultural practices certification.

 

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