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ANNEX 8. A Country Profile - Collection of Information

The development of a national food control strategy calls for the collection, collation and evaluation of the following type of information:

Status of food and agriculture sector

Food security, food imports and nutritional objectives

Consumer concerns or demand

Food exports

Epidemiological information

Food contaminant s data

Human resources and training requirements

Extension and advisory services

Public education and participation

Government organization of food control systems

Food Legislation

Food control infrastructure and resources

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