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Gov't to set up single food safety authority
2013-03-14 09:50:34 | with audio | (0 Comments)
The Government has taken another step to bring the country’s food safety regulations in line with international standards through the establishment of a single body under a National Food Safety Policy.
Food items in a supermarket - file photo
Minister with responsibility for Information, Sandrea Falconer, says Cabinet has approved legislation to facilitate the establishment of the single authority.
Regulation in relation to Jamaica’s food safety is currently administered by six entities across three ministries.
Senator Falconer says the single food safety entity will be responsible for regulating all activity in the food chain.
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Minister with responsibility for Information, Sandrea Falconer.
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