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About the programme

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Street vendor splashing his green leafy vegetables with waterPhoto credit: Mr Shehatta Abdel Shahid The food and chemical safety programme in the Eastern Mediterranean Region provides technical support to Member States in:

  • addressing food and chemical safety issues through capacity-building
  • training food and chemical safety professionals in specialized issues 
  • facilitating information exchange
  • preparing and disseminating consumer education materials
  • supporting the development and updating of legislation and standards.

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