Review Article - Journal of Food Science and Nutrition (2021) Volume 4, Issue 9
Lebanese food industry challenges, food safety governance and promising private initiatives.
As the economies of developing nations change, it is important for regulations to evolve accordingly. Developing economies tackle issues of sustainability, food safety and the need to implement reliable food assurance systems meeting the international requirements. The Lebanese food safety law that aims to reform the way the government handles food safety issues was approved back in 2015. Although the political situation in Lebanon is still hindering the implementation of this law, the Food Safety Lebanese Commission (FSLC), established in 2019, will help set the standards that should be met by local food productions.Author(s): Fidele El Achkar