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Codex standards help improve food safety in Thailand


Mar 10, 2022

This is all because the Thai government has been vigorously promoting the Hygiene Analysis and Critical Control Points system (HACCP) in food establishments. HACCP involves identifying where food safety hazards can arise and adopting measures to mitigate them.

A new case study published by Codex demonstrates the impact that adoption of science-based food standards can have. In this case, the Thai government adopted into law Codex’s General Principles of Food Hygiene (CXC 1-1969), which includes guidelines on the application of HACCP as one of its annexes. The Thai government made HACCP non-mandatory, but highly recommended. With training-of-trainers assistance from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the government ensured HACCP training across private companies – especially small businesses, government departments and academia.


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