Performance, vision and strategy (PVS) for national food safety control systems and services


3rd edition 2012

This instrument can help countries establish their level of performance, share a vision with the private sector, establish priorities and facilitate strategic planning, in order to meet their obligations and take advantage of new opportunities. This instrument complements the initiatives of the FAO/WHO in its guidelines for strengthening national food control systems (FAO publication 76 on food and nutrition, 2003) and the PAHO/WHO self-assessment instrument of food safety systems