Food Safety System  in Taiwan
Abby Wu Hsiao Chen Lin Fang-Ming Liu
How safety system is organized in Taiwan? Department of Health Bureau of Food Safety Bureau of Food and Drug Analysis Loca...
Import Food Management Department of Health Bureau of Food Safety Local Health Bureaus At the ports of Entry:  BSMI is com...
Laws and Regulations in Taiwan <ul><li>Act Governing Food Sanitation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Food safety and sanitation </li...
Other related Food Safety Regulations <ul><li>Food Safety Control System (HACCP) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enforcement: Seafoo...
Strength: Taiwan, as a member of WTO <ul><li>Collect the international information. </li></ul><ul><li>Establish SOPs for f...
Taiwan’s International Food Safety Authority Network TIFSAN
Other Organizations If concerned Local Health Bureau COA Pre-market Control (COA) Border Control (BSMI) International Inci...
Related Web Sites <ul><li>http://food.doh.gov.tw/english/english.asp </li></ul>
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Food Safety- Taiwan

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Presented at Michigan State University's WorldTAP International Short Course in Food Safety on July 31, 2009. (http://foodsafetyknowledgenetwork.org/worldtap/foodsafety09)

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  • Bureau of food and drug analysis work as the Laboratory support Local health bureau implement the act Promotion of nutrition education
  • BSMi conduct the inspection, but Bureau of food safety decides the percentage of inspection by risk assessment
  • Dietitan act is an important for risk assessment
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    1. 1. Food Safety System in Taiwan
    2. 2. Abby Wu Hsiao Chen Lin Fang-Ming Liu
    3. 3. How safety system is organized in Taiwan? Department of Health Bureau of Food Safety Bureau of Food and Drug Analysis Local Health Bureaus Safety Registration Guidance Nutrition
    4. 4. Import Food Management Department of Health Bureau of Food Safety Local Health Bureaus At the ports of Entry: BSMI is commissioned to conduct the inspection. After releasing: Local health authorities. Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection, MOEA
    5. 5. Laws and Regulations in Taiwan <ul><li>Act Governing Food Sanitation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Food safety and sanitation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Food quality </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Health Food Control Act </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Food with specific health promoting functions as claimed </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Dietitians Act </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Management of dietitians </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Regulations were developed according to the Acts. </li></ul>
    6. 6. Other related Food Safety Regulations <ul><li>Food Safety Control System (HACCP) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enforcement: Seafood, Meat and Poultry products, meal box </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Good Hygienic Practice </li></ul><ul><li>Good Manufacturing Practice </li></ul><ul><li>Food Sanitation Standards </li></ul><ul><li>National Standard </li></ul><ul><li>Drinking Water Standard </li></ul>
    7. 7. Strength: Taiwan, as a member of WTO <ul><li>Collect the international information. </li></ul><ul><li>Establish SOPs for food safety issues. </li></ul><ul><li>Improve the transparency of regulations and measures. </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance the fundamental researches. </li></ul><ul><li>Capacity building for risk assessment. </li></ul>SPS and TBT Agreement <ul><li>Weakness: not a member of WHO Lack of the rapid response to emergency food safety issues </li></ul>
    8. 8. Taiwan’s International Food Safety Authority Network TIFSAN
    9. 9. Other Organizations If concerned Local Health Bureau COA Pre-market Control (COA) Border Control (BSMI) International Incidents <ul><li>Control measures </li></ul><ul><li>Tracking and Destroy Contaminated Food </li></ul><ul><li>Investigate Producer/Manufacturer </li></ul>Market Control Business/Consumer Illegal chemical use investigation Environmental pollution TIFSAN BFS (DOH) Assessment
    10. 10. Related Web Sites <ul><li>http://food.doh.gov.tw/english/english.asp </li></ul>
    11. 11. Thank you!!

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