Food Safety situation in Turkey

15-10-2008

Introduction The European Parliament requested a briefing note in relation to the Food Safety situation in Turkey in preparation of Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee Delegation visit to Turkey in October 2008, addressing the following issues: A general representation of the situation of food safety in Turkey. A presentation of problems related to risk management and risk communication of certain foods diseases/crises. Status of preparation of Turkey, based on the acquis communitaire, in the area of food safety (i.e. avian flu, food hygiene, and feed hygiene) and forthcoming challenges. A series of recommendations of sectors or areas to be discussed with the Turkish authorities. [...]

Introduction The European Parliament requested a briefing note in relation to the Food Safety situation in Turkey in preparation of Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee Delegation visit to Turkey in October 2008, addressing the following issues: A general representation of the situation of food safety in Turkey. A presentation of problems related to risk management and risk communication of certain foods diseases/crises. Status of preparation of Turkey, based on the acquis communitaire, in the area of food safety (i.e. avian flu, food hygiene, and feed hygiene) and forthcoming challenges. A series of recommendations of sectors or areas to be discussed with the Turkish authorities. [...]