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Samoa
Codex Contact Point
Roger Toleafoa, Assistant CEO, Fair Trading & Codex Development, Ministry of Commerce, Industry & Labour, P.O. Box 862, Apia, Samoa Tel: +685 20441
E-mail: codex.samoa@mcil.gov.ws
Website:
National legislation on food safety: FAOLEX

Competent authorities

Name of authority
Ministry of Health
Mandate/competence
https://www.health.gov.ws/
INFOSAN Emergency Contact Point
Ministry of Health Animal and Health Protection Division +685 68100

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
- Consultations - one on one meetings - monkey surveys
Providers of scientific and technical input to national consultation on Codex
Scientific Research Organization of Samoa (SROS)

Risk Assessments and Scientific Data

National bodies providing risk assessment and scientific advice
Scientific Research Organization of Samoa (SROS)
Risk assessment, risk profiles, scientific opinions
https://www.sros.org.ws/
Official Laboratory
Scientific Research Organization of Samoa (SROS)
Official Competence
Ministry of Health (MOH)

Surveillance of foodborne diseases and monitoring of food contamination

National surveillance systems – foodborne disease in humans
http://phs.spc.int/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=99&Itemid=81 https://www.who.int/samoa/our-work
National monitoring systems – foodborne hazards in the food chain
https://www.globalsupportprogramme.org/sites/default/files/downloads/undp-alm_case_study_-_samoa_-_october_2011_v8_-_final.pdf