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WHO To Help Fast-Track Improvements In China Products Regulation (China)

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

The World Health Organization is working to fast-track improvements of food and products regulation in China, whose exports have become a source of safety concern in recent months. "The Food and Safety department of the World Health Organization in Geneva has been working with the government of China to streamline their regulation of food and products," WHO Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan said. Chan announced a special experts meeting in Beijing scheduled for mid-September. "The government of China is committed to improving their system," she added. In an effort to regain consumer confidence, a Cabinet-level panel announced last week the launch of a nationwide safety campaign focused on food and drugs, as well as increased monitoring of exports. (Click here for more - May Require Paid Subscription

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