Food safety

FOSCOLLAB: Global platform for food safety data and information

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An innovative tool for food safety

FOSCOLLAB is a new WHO platform for food safety professionals.

FOSCOLLAB enables users to:

  • Access food safety data and information quickly
  • Maximize the utility of already existing sources and minimize duplication of efforts
  • Integrate data and information coming from animal/agriculture, food and human health areas to improve global public health
  • Promote better generation of data
  • Strengthen the underlying sources by promoting awareness and increased utilization

By integrating multiple sources of reliable data, FOSCOLLAB helps overcome the challenges of accessing these key sources in a timely manner. It allows for better risk assessment and decision-making by food safety professionals and authorities.

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Last update:

13 June 2014 15:55 CEST

Feedback and suggestions are welcomed - please contact: foscollab@who.int