The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) has announced the pilot launch of an electronic food safety system in collaboration between the Food Safety and Environmental Health Departments, the Information Systems of MOPH, the General Authority of Customs and private companies that have implemented the system and its electronic requirements, in preparation for its official operation soon.
This system is regarded as one of the most important national projects for managing food control inside the State of Qatar. This is through a tight program that includes 3 interconnected electronic food control systems for local, imported, and exported food, and risk-based laboratory analysis to ensure the highest possible level of food control based on the best international practices in the field.
Mrs. Wassan Abdullah Al Baker, Director of the Food Safety and Environmental Health Department at MOPH, said: The Ministry strives to develop the food control system in the State of Qatar. During the past period, the system has witnessed great development with the establishment of a wide and effective communication system with companies and food establishments and the development of modern electronic risk-based inspection systems and applications through all stages of the food chain.
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