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Solomon Islands
Codex Contact Point
Mrs Patricia Soqoilo, Chief Health Inspector, Food Safety P.O BOX 349, Honiara, Solomon Islands Tel: +677 7144890
E-mail: psogoilo@moh.gov.sb
Website:
National legislation on food safety: FAOLEX

Competent authorities

Name of authority
Solomon Islands Competent Authority
Mandate/competence
Protect consumers health as mandated under legislative frameworks
INFOSAN Emergency Contact Point
Chief Health Inspector, Food SAfety, P.O.Box 349, email Psoqoilo@moh.gov.sb

Food safety and consumer protection – laws and regulations

The current list of legislation, related to food safety and consumer protection in each country, is extracted from FAO's database on Food Legislation FAOLEX.
While FAOLEX makes every effort to serve as a high quality, reliable source of information, no guarantee is given that the information provided in FAOLEX is correct, complete, and up-to-date.

The national Codex programme

National Codex consultative mechanism
CCP currently sits within Health, The stakeholders partners are Agriculture, Commerce, Commodity Exporting Authortiy
Providers of scientific and technical input to national consultation on Codex
Current set is not active and needs strengthening

Risk Assessments and Scientific Data

National bodies providing risk assessment and scientific advice
Dont know
Risk assessment, risk profiles, scientific opinions
Dont Know
Official Laboratory
Cawthron Institute and Asure Quality ,NZ for histamine, environmental contaminant and inorganic tin. Also Institute of Appliesd Science, Fiji Instit
Official Competence
IANZ Accredited to ISO17025

Surveillance of foodborne diseases and monitoring of food contamination

National surveillance systems – foodborne disease in humans
Currently not in place but an area for we are interested to strengthen
National monitoring systems – foodborne hazards in the food chain
Sampling and testing on tuna produts. we have Other cooked food products but minimal number.