Food safety

Request to provide latest national individual food consumption data into the new templates for acute and chronic exposure assessment

Background

In order to harmonize the food consumption data for risk assessment purpose, FAO and WHO are launching a call to submit summary statistics based on individual food consumption data. These data will be used to asses dietary exposure to chemical food hazards including veterinary drugs, pesticide residues, food additives and contaminants and biological hazards. In addition, these data may be used for dietary assessment for nutritional purposes.

The full guidance document and templates for data submission can be found below.

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