Food safety from farm to fork

(The following is an excerpt from the latest edition of Partners Magazine, published by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research. It features the risk assessment work of Dr. Hung Nguyen, a researcher with A4NH partner, the International Livestock Research Institute.)   Food-borne disease is a major public health issue in Vietnam and other developing countries. In >> Read more

Reflections from 2020 Conference on Strengthening Resilience

“[Food safety] is a crisis, but it’s a crisis with a solution.”   This is one of the many comments raised during A4NH’s moderated discussions at this year’s 2020 Policy Consultation & Conference, held in Addis Ababa from May 15-17th. At the conference, more than 700 global participants gathered together - ranging from researchers and >> Read more

Consultation on Growing Food Safety Crisis -at 2020

In rapidly evolving food systems in Africa and Asia there is a crisis in confidence over the safety of foods. To improve food safety in these systems, current practices and regulations, largely adopted from Europe and North America can be strengthened. However new approaches and innovations are also required that consider the provide incentives and >> Read more

Policy briefs highlight solutions to improve food safety

(Washington, DC)- Aflatoxins—naturally occurring fungal toxins that contaminate grains and other crops— pose one of the world’s most significant food safety risks, particularly in developing countries. On November 5, IFPRI will launch a series of 19 policy briefs on managing aflatoxins as part of IFPRI’s 2020 Vision Initiative and under the auspices of the IFPRI-led CGIAR Research Program >> Read more