WORLD: WHO chief urges developing countries to adopt food safety systems
Developing countries have been urged to move quickly on the life-saving issues of food safety and quality. Speaking yesterday at the opening of the Codex Alimentarius Commission , Gro Harlem Brundtland, director-general of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Hartwig de Haen, assistant director-general of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), stressed that the situation is urgent, as two million children die annually from contaminated food and water in developing countries.
Get full access to all content, just $1 for 30 days
A Message From The Editor
just-food gives you the widest food market coverage.
Paid just-food members have unlimited access to all our exclusive content - including 17 years of archives.
It’s our best ever membership offer – just for you.
Dean Best, editor of just-food
- US food next wave on display at Winter Fancy Food
- Comment: Meal kits in US - don't believe the hype
- How General Mills plans to grow - CAGNY
- Does Kraft Heinz want to swallow Unilever whole?
- Focus: Nestle CEO plan to balance sales, earnings
- Unilever launches operational review
- Kerry operating earnings strengthen on slow sales
- Glanbia focuses on nutrition with Irish dairy spin
- Kerry's Scanlon to replace McCarthy as CEO
- Kraft Heinz pulls Unilever bid