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Food safety takes root in Kenya amid surge in cancer cases

Initially, when Nairobi resident Diana Muthembi went shopping at the food market, two things informed the decision on the produce she bought. ...
A drone sprays pesticide in a field in Duchang County of Jiujiang City, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 2, 2015. (Xinhua/Fu Jianbin)

East Africa to harmonize pesticide regulation to boost food safety

The East African Community (EAC) bloc plans to harmonize member states' pesticide regulations in order to boost food safety, officials said on Thursday. ...
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There is no food security without food safety

Food security for all is a cornerstone of the United Nations 2030 Agenda, which recognizes that global sustainable development can only be achieved if...
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Proper monitoring could improve food safety and nutrition security

Partners strengthen collaboration to improve efficiency in Ghana’s meat sector Ghana—Key actors in the meat value chain industry in Ghana has urged for a more...
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Food Vendors receive education on food safety

The Central Regional Directorate of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), has embarked on education on food safety for food vendors to promote hygienic...
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Russian Business Hope To Strike Corporate Deals In Ghana

Leaders of Russian business and industries hope to strike corporate deals with local Ghanaian partners and strengthen economic cooperation in the region during Russian-African...
Zhang Dejiang (2nd R, front), chairman of the Standing Committee of China's National People's Congress, talks to a vendor at Tanxihu market to learn about food safety inspection, detection and supervision in Xiangyang, central China's Hubei Province, April 17, 2016. Zhang had an inspection tour to check on the implementation of food safety law in Hubei from April 17 to April 20. [Photo/Xinhua]

Food industry advised to abide by China’s food safety law

Zhang made the remarks during a four-day law enforcement inspection tour in Central China's Hubei province on food safety law which ended Wednesday. The top...

Quality Meat Packers To Participate At The Gulfood Show

The Gulfood exhibition is the largest of its kind in the Middle East and Africa and it will be held at The Dubai World...
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UN stresses on human and food safety in combating Zika

"At least in the short term, a dramatic increase in the use of insecticides to spray mosquito populations or treat waters is likely," UN...
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FDA wages war on contaminated palm oil traders

Head of Food Safety at the FDA, Mariam Lovelace Johnson, revealed Tuesday on PM Express on the Joy News channel (Multi TV) that although...
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Pesticide levels in food are safe – GSA

Mr Samuel Kofi Frimpong, GSA Senior Standards Officer said research conducted by the authority indicates that the vegetables and fruits does not show an...

CABI and MOFA to save horticulture industry in Ghana

The project, which is being sponsored with a 50 per cent grant from the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, under its Facility for Sustainable...

Watchdog for food calls for checks on smuggled frozen meat

China's food safety watchdog has called for local authorities to be on the lookout for smuggled frozen meat after a large amount of smuggled...

Report says Wechat rumors are hard to ignore

China's microblogging platform Sina Weibo is still the largest petri-dish of online rumors, but rumors on WeChat, the instant messaging service, are more difficult...
The World Bank was set to approve a new project in Uganda to strengthen its health services

Botswana commemorates World Health Day

The Ministry of Health on Tuesday held a World Health Day commemoration, themed Farm to plate, Make food Safe in attempt to send the...

FDA’s assures consumers of maintaining its standards on food

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), has assured consumers that it would not compromise food safety for economic gains. Mr Kofi Essel, Head of Animal...
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Anyinam Lodge Hosts Customer Service Training for Obuasi Hotels

By Jack Adom? An eight ? day training course for hoteliers in customers care opened at the prestigious Anyinam Lodge on Thursday. Possibly the leading 3...

Micro and Small Scale Enterprises Face Serious Challenges

Mr Lukman Abdul-Rahim, Executive Director of the National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI) on Tuesday said the most serious challenge militating against the...

Biosafety Law Will Threaten Food Safety In Ghana

Ghanaians may wish to ask, just whose interests does Ghana's Biosafety Committee represent? Are they interested in safety? Or are they just interested in...