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Azerbaijan approves charter, structure of Food Security Institute

Azerbaijan approves charter, structure of Food Security Institute
14:10 18-05-2018 | icon 16

Baku, Azerbaijan, May 18

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The charter and structure of Azerbaijan’s Food Security Institute, which is a public legal entity, have been approved.

The decision was signed by Azerbaijani Prime Minister Novruz Mammadov.

The Food Safety Agency was established by a decree of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, dated February 10, 2017, on additional measures to improve the food security in the country.

Under the decree, the Food Safety Agency will help ensure the regulatory framework of food safety (development and approval of sanitary norms and rules, as well as hygienic standards), and will carry out risk analysis, hygiene certification, as well as provide a quality certificate for food products exported to foreign countries, ensure state control over the protection of the rights of consumers of food products at all stages of food production based on the "from field to table" principle.

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