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APEC Food Safety Risk Communication Framework and Associated Guidelines

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Published Date February 2022
Type of Publication Manuals
Publication Under Committee on Trade and Investment (CTI), Sub-Committee on Standards and Conformance (SCSC)
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Pages 122
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Description

Communication from APEC member economies’ food safety regulatory authorities to the public on food safety matters plays an important role in maintaining the public’s trust and confidence in the safety of the food supply. This APEC Food Safety Risk Communication Framework and Associated Guidelines developed under the project, Trade Facilitation through the Development of an APEC Food Safety Risk Communication Framework illustrates international best practices in effective food safety risk communication and provide practical guidance to food safety regulatory authorities’ communication during food safety incidents or emergency situations as well as in everyday food safety communication circumstances.

The Guidelines in this publication are:

  • Guideline for Implementation of the APEC Food Safety Risk Communication Framework
  • Guideline on Monitoring and Review of Competent Authority’s Food Safety Risk Communication System
  • Guideline on Food Safety Risk Communication During a Food Safety Incident, Emergency or Crisis
  • Guideline on Everyday Food Safety Risk Communication
  • Guideline on Using Social Media Engagement for Food Safety Risk Communication
  • Industry Annex supported by a Guideline on Food Industry Food Safety Risk Communication.