Guyana not equipped to comply with US food safety act

– lab facilities for safety tests non-existent

More than three years after United States President Barack Obama signed that country’s Food Safety Modernization Act of 2010 into law, Guyana is still well adrift of being positioned to meet tough new standards in the absence of which locally produced foods will be denied access to US markets.

And with the US Food and Drug Administration (USDA) set to oversee the implementation of the law later this year, Director of Guyana’s Food and Drug Analyst Department Marlan Cole said this country will not be able to meet the FSMA compliance  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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