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28 February 2013 - The WHO Department of Food Safety and Zoonoses is pleased to announce the launch of FOSCOLLAB - a new data and information platform to guide risk assessment and decision-making in food safety. By integrating multiple sources of reliable data, FOSCOLLAB helps overcome the challenges of accessing these key sources in a timely manner.
The rapid globalization of food production and trade has increased the potential likelihood of international incidents involving contaminated food.
Diagram of the possible mechanism for CRISPR. [ 1 ] CRISPRs ( C lustered R egularly I nterspaced S hort P alindromic R epeats) are loci containing multiple short direct repeats that are found in the genomes of approximately 40% of sequenced bacteria and 90% of sequenced archaea . [ 2 ] [ 3 ] CRISPR functions as a prokaryotic immune system, in that it confers resistance to exogenous genetic elements such as plasmids and phages . [ 4 ] [ 5 ] The CRISPR system provides a form of acquired immunity .
Sustainability measurement is a term that denotes the measurements used as the quantitative basis for the informed management of sustainability . [ 1 ] The metrics used for the measurement of sustainability (involving the sustainability of environmental, social and economic domains, both individually and in various combinations) are still evolving: they include indicators , benchmarks, audits, indexes and accounting, as well as assessment, appraisal [ 2 ] and other reporting systems.
SAFE FOODS is a European project established in 2004 that deals with food safety .
Risk assessment is the determination of quantitative or qualitative value of risk related to a concrete situation and a recognized threat (also called hazard).
Food safety is a scientific discipline describing handling, preparation , and storage of food in ways that prevent foodborne illness .
ISO 22000 is a standard developed by the International Organization for Standardization dealing with food safety .