Feb 06, 2023 Last Updated 4:20 PM, Jan 4, 2023

Accreditation vs Certification

"There are several Jamaican labs that are equipped to perform the food-safety tests indicated and are well experienced having done them over several years and possibly will give accurate results. The situation is that none of the 83 labs are accredited to do these tests"

 

More Concerns over Jamaica's Readiness

The Caribbean Export Development Agency Special Assistance Programme will help food producers, exporters and manufacturers to meet the new global food safety regulation, including the FSMA. Under the programme, funded by the 10th EDF programme of the European Union (EU), companies, exporters and potential exporters can access funds to carry out projects that will help them to meet the new requirements..

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