FAO - News and Press Releases on Feed and Food safety


Press-e.gif (1624 bytes) CODEX ALIMENTARIUS COMMISSION DISCUSSES SAFETY OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOODS, APPROVES TOXIN LIMITS AND GUIDELINES FOR ORGANIC LIVESTOCK FARMING - Geneva, 6.07.2001
Press-e.gif (1624 bytes) CODEX ALIMENTARIUS COMMISSION (2-7 JULY) - FAO/WHO CALL FOR MORE INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION TO SOLVE FOOD SAFETY AND QUALITY PROBLEMS - Geneva, 2.07.2001
Press-e.gif (1624 bytes) FAO: MORE THAN 30 COUNTRIES HAVE TAKEN ACTION ON BSE, BUT MORE NEEDS TO BE DONE -  21.06.2001
Press-e.gif (1624 bytes) JOINT WHO/FAO/OIE TECHNICAL CONSULTATION ON BSE: PUBLIC HEALTH, ANIMAL HEALTH AND TRADE - Paris, 14 .06.2001
Press-e.gif (1624 bytes) FAO ANNOUNCES NEW INITIATIVES TO IMPROVE FOOD SAFETY AND QUALITY – 01.06.2001
THE "HIDDEN" EPIDEMIC OF FOOT-AND -MOUTH DISEASE - 29.05.2001
Press-e.gif (1624 bytes) FAO PROPOSES A FOOD SAFETY AND QUALITY FACILITY FOR LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES - Brussels, 15.05.2001
Press-e.gif (1624 bytes) FAO DIRECTOR-GENERAL STRESSES BENEFITS OF BIOTECHNOLOGY IN FIGHTING HUNGER AND MALNUTRITION AND CALLS FOR OPEN DEBATE ON POTENTIAL RISKS – 14-05-2001
ETHICS PANEL ADDRESSES BIOTECHNOLOGY CONCERNS - 3.05.2001
ETHICS UN FOOD AND AGRICULTURE: NEW PUBLICATION SERIES  – 03.05.2001
Press-e.gif (1624 bytes) "GMOs CAN BE USED FOR GOOD AND FOR BAD," JACQUES DIOUF SAYS- FAO DIRECTOR-GENERAL UNVEILS TWO NEW PUBLICATIONS, THE FIRST IN A SERIES ON ETHICS IN FOOD AND AGRICULTURE – 03.05.2001
Press-e.gif (1624 bytes) JOINT FAO/WHO CONSULTATION RECOMMENDS IMPROVING THE WAY GMOs ARE TESTED IN RELATION TO FOOD ALLERGIES - 12-04-2001
Press-e.gif (1624 bytes) CODEX ALIMENTARIUS COMMISSION TASK FORCE ANNOUNCES SIGNIFICANT PROGRESS TOWARD AGREEMENT ON WORLDWIDE STANDARDS FOR BIOTECH FOODS - 02-04-2001
Press-e.gif (1624 bytes) "THE BATTLE AGAINST FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE IS A CONTINUOUS STRUGGLE," THE UN FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION (FAO) WARNS - 21-03-2001
Press-e.gif (1624 bytes) RECENT OUTBREAKS OF FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE URGENTLY REQUIRE INTERNATIONAL ACTION, FAO SAYS  - 14-03-2001
Press-e.gif (1624 bytes) FAO/WHO: AMOUNT OF POOR-QUALITY PESTICIDES SOLD IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES ALARMINGLY HIGH - 01-02-2001
Mad cow disease: FAO recommends precautions
Press-e.gif (1624 bytes) FAO: COUNTRIES AROUND THE WORLD SHOULD BE CONCERNED ABOUT 'MAD COW DISEASE' AND SHOULD TAKE ACTION TO REDUCE AND PREVENT RISKS - 26-01-2001
FAO Regional Conference for Europe on food safety - 28.07.2000
FAO launches an electronic forum on biotechnology – 20.03.2000
Press-e.gif (1624 bytes) FAO STRESSES POTENTIAL OF BIOTECHNOLOGY BUT CALLS FOR CAUTION – 15.03.2000
Task Force analyses the risks of foods derived from biotechnology – 14.03.2000
Press-e.gif (1624 bytes) CODEX ALIMENTARIUS COMMISSION TASK FORCE OPENS SESSION TO DEVELOP STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES ON BIOTECH FOODS – 14.03.2000
Codex meeting passes new international standards for food safety – 09.07.1999
Press-e.gif (1624 bytes) THE CODEX ALIMENTARIUS COMMISSION APPROVES GUIDELINES FOR ORGANIC FOOD AND SETS UP TASKFORCES ON STANDARDS FOR FOODS DERIVED FROM BIOTECHNOLOGY, ANIMAL FEEDING AND FRUIT JUICES - 04-07-1999
Press-e.gif (1624 bytes) FAO urges better control of animal feed contamination - 10-06-1999
Press-e.gif (1624 bytes) FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE: FAO LAUNCHES NEW INITIATIVES IN CIS COUNTRIES AND NORTH AFRICA – 06.04.1999
Press-e.gif (1624 bytes) FAO: BIOTECHNOLOGY CAN HELP FEED AN INCREASING WORLD POPULATION - POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE ASPECTS NEED TO BE BALANCED – 21.01.1999
Press-e.gif (1624 bytes) Code of practice for good animal feeding proposed to counter health threat to humans from contaminated meat - 1997
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