Regulatory policy


Improving Regulatory Delivery in Food Safety

Mitigating Old and New Risks, and Fostering Recovery

This report describes how regulators around the world adapted to the confusion brought by the COVID-19 crisis to ensure the supply of food while maintaining food safety and security. It brings together examples of regulatory responses at regional, national and international levels. The report also discusses how, despite all the challenges, the pandemic has helped uncover new regulatory tools and foster a culture of flexibility and agility in regulatory systems.

Available from October 25, 2021


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Executive summary
Food safety challenges, informal markets, and their role in the crisis
The “culture of food safety” as a model to make behaviour safer
Implementing food safety regulation and third-party certification in crisis situation
Optimising food safety regulatory systems for economic recovery
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