Improving food safety in Bhutan

Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA) and DNV GL Business Assurance International who has their HQ in Milan, Italy, signed agreement to improve food safety environment in Bhutan.

DNV GL is the prominent International Certification Body with the main expertise in technical assessment, advisory and risk analysis for quality and safety of products and services over a wide range of disciplines.

DNV GL has agreed to help Bhutan strengthen the professional capacity of BAFRA; through knowledge sharing, training, assessments, certifications and developments in its core domains of “Biosecurity and Food Safety” to safeguard the farming system and protect consumers’ health.

This Understanding signed would essentially help promote the Bhutanese Food Business Operators for implementation of ISO 22000:2005 – Food Safety Management System (FSMS) to assure the quality and safety of food and agriculture products for enhancing market access and trade facilitation.

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