IAEA partners with FAO to boost food safety testing capabilities of laboratories

ASIA – The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) have finalized a regional project in Asia and the Pacific with laboratories in 14 countries aimed at helping them boost their food safety testing capabilities.  This was done to help countries improve food safety and adhere to the strict requirements of import and export controls.…

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IAEA develops methods for testing vet drugs residues in aquaculture

AUSTRIA – A recently completed International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Coordinated Research Project (CRP) has resulted in the establishment of 37 new laboratory analytical methods used to ensure the safety of aquaculture products and protect consumers. The overall objective of the CRP was to contribute to enhancing national control programmes for residues of veterinary pharmaceuticals and related chemicals, in aquaculture…

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