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Shanghai: a ranking system for food safety

Author: FAO, EStà, City of Shanghai

In 2013, the City of Shanghai established a new set of food safety regulations that were accompanied by punitive measures and a ranking system of food operators. The ranking system, entitled “Food Safety Credit System”, is a classification of food enterprises based on risk evaluation. The scores assigned to each operator have been incorporated into an online platform that is accessible to all.

Region: Asia and the Pacific
Coverage: China
Areas of focus: Food supply and distribution