Food safety in informal markets
This project responds to the need to prioritize investment in food safety in Africa where the burden posed by food safety challenges is the greatest and the urgency for action the highest. The project will develop a set of composite indicators to capture the multi-sectoral nature and impacts of...
Milk and dairy products are a key source of essential nutrients, but they are also greatly vulnerable to contamination with microorganisms and chemicals that can cause illness in people. The high levels of aflatoxins in milk reported in various African countries, with their carcinogenic effect and...
Food safety is important for the health and wellbeing of communities. Control systems are meant to protect consumers from unsafe products, safeguard public health and facilitate trade. A review of national food control systems can help define where the gaps are and provide suggestions on what needs...