Azerbaijan to change food security control mechanism from July


June 29, Fineko/abc.az. The Food Security Agency of Azerbaijan is preparing to start active work.

At a media conference Agency’s chair Goshgar Tahmazli stated that from 1 July the Agency will launch state control in the sphere of food safety, veterinary and phytosanitary spheres.

"Maintaining of a register of certificates on state registration of food products will be carried out by Asan Xidmət centers. State registration has not been carried out and entrepreneurs do their job, after they received hygienic certificates, but such certificates have been liquidated," Tahmazli said.

He pointed out that entrepreneurs will receive a food safety certificate for exported goods. The goods produced at enterprises will undergo international expertise to determine its risk group.