Electronic link between border posts
03/3/2018 12:00 am
[rtl]To control imported food
Baghdad / Al-Sabah
The Ministry of Health and Environment coordinates with the Ministry of Agriculture to use the electronic link to the border crossing points to control the imported food through it.
The Director of the Department of Health Supervision in the Ministry of Health and Environment, Dr. Hassan Muslim said in a statement to the "morning" that the ministry participated in the meeting of the Technical Committee for Food Security held in the Ministry of Agriculture, noting that it presented during the meeting a working paper that explained the most important challenges to the early warning system for safety Food, which means the existence of a package of measures to prevent the entry of any materials that do not fall within the high conditions of food security. In the same context, the meeting was coordinated with the Ministry of Agriculture to implement a study that includes the use of electronic link to border ports and the possibility of activating the control of materials For food imported through border crossings to prevent the entry of the causes of epidemics and diseases.
He added that the ministry's work draft was prepared in coordination with the Nutrition Research Institute and included an overview of the visions and objectives facing the implementation of food security mechanisms, in order to activate the availability of food on the one hand and its safety on the other hand, as well as report the results of the nutritional status of children for the years 2012 to 2016 for approval By the Supreme National Committee for Food Security, which includes a wide fluctuation due to the circumstances and changes experienced by the country during this period of economic crisis and terrorist attacks on the country and its various losses.[/rtl]
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