SFDA set up early warning center for food follow-up

Published 7 May 2009
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SFDA set up early warning center for food follow-up
Riyadh - Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) intends to set up the early warning center for monitoring risks which threaten the safety of food and plans to develop a computer system to follow up the risks of food locally and globally to protect consumers from health risks of unsafe food.
According to "Okaz" newspaper Dr. Ibrahim Al-Muhazae, the executive vice president for food affairs said that "SFDA is currently working for development of the computer system to follow-up food systems in European countries for development SFDA's system".
He pointed out, during a workshop organized by SFDA's food sector in Riyadh yesterday, that kingdom imports food at the local and international level from 150 countries, and that monitoring process carried out on certain kinds of foods exported to local markets.

Last Modified Date: 10/02/2013 - 4:48 PM Saudi Arabia Time


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