IUFoST-FL-2: Food Laws - Regulatory Framework for the Informal Food Sector

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Food Control includes all activities to ensure quality, safety and honest presentation of food. It must also protect the health and nutritional status of the population and combat fraudulent trade practices. (Food and Agriculture Organization, 1991). All countries need adequate food control programme to ensure that national food supplies are safe and of good quality.

Course Content

  1. Introduction
  2. Objectives of Food Control
  3. Elements of an Effective Food Control System
  4. Major Features of the Elements of the Food Control System
  5. Inspection Services
  6. Laboratory Services
  7. Information, Education, Communication and Training
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