Food Safety: Public Health Significance of Foodborne Illnesses
WPRO Nonserial Publication
WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific
ISBN-13    9789290610281 ISBN-10    929061028X
Order Number    15200041 Format    Paper Back
Price    CHF    10.00 / US$    12.00 Developing countries:    CHF    7.00
English     2004        12   pages
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The document identifies the public health and economic significance of food borne illnesses in the Western Pacific. It addresses the key factors contributing to food borne illness, lays out key features that national food safety programmes need address to provide effective consumer protection, and describes the current situation regarding food safety in the Western Pacific. It is the foundation document upon which the WHO Western Pacific Regional Strategy for Food Safety was based.