Food safety best practice considerations when importing/exporting between Lebanon and the EU

12:15 - 12:50

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  • Addressing food safety requirements as possible barriers to trade
  • Arab countries have different national systems: Overview of the differences in food safety systems
  • Actions and ongoing projects for harmonization in the Arab region
  • Lebanon as a trade partner with the EU; requirements and official approach for border control
  • Main problems and constraints hindering food trade
  • Potential opportunities

Tania Abi El Hessen, Food Science & Technology Expert, Ministry of Economy & Trade - Lebanon