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Food

Food

Background

  • To ensure technical support and development of scientific rationales for the reinforcement of food safety standards
  • To operate a system for proactive response to potential hazards, such as new hazardous substances
  • To develop an advanced risk assessment system to ensure active responses to international trends and changes, such as new technologies and climate change
  • To enhance risk assessments of vulnerable groups, such as children and the elderly, and develop risk assessment expertise

Key activities

  • Reinforced safety control of food and medicinal products through scientific risk assessment
  • Continued safety control of hazardous contaminants
  • Development of a foundation for risk assessment of food-poisoning microorganisms and their reduction
  • Scientific/technological development and reinforced support to eliminate adulterated food products
  • Reinforced scientific support for safety control of livestock and fishery and fishery products
R&D
Development of scientific rationales for safety control policies and advanced technologies for review and assessment of medical products to protect the people
1 Advancement of policies and systems
  • Studies on the development of scientific rationales for policies and systems to ensure safety control of medical products
2 Scientific reviews and assessments
  • Studies on the development of technologies for review and assessment of the quality, safety and efficacy of medical products
3 Safe use of medical products
  • Studies to protect people using medical products
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