Resolution WHA73.5. Strengthening efforts on food safety. In Seventy-Third World Health Assembly. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2020

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Agenda item 15.3

The Seventy-third World Health Assembly, having adopted the written silence procedure through decision WHA73(7) (2020);1
Recalling resolutions WHA53.15 (2000) on food safety and WHA63.3 (2010) on advancing food safety initiatives, and acknowledging that the challenges outlined in these resolutions continue as the food safety systems of many Member States are under development and need significant improvements in their key components, such as regulatory infrastructure, enforcement, surveillance, inspection, laboratory capacity and capability, coordination mechanisms, emergency response and food safety education and training.