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COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources

This page contains all advisories related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ), published by the DTI-EMB.

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The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) released "COVID-19 and Food Safety: Guidance for Food Businesses"  on 7 April 2020.

We are encouraging exporters to review the document and ensure alignment with the guidelines. 

The Chinese government, in particular, has requested exporters of agricultural products to follow the WHO and FAO guidelines. You may view the guide here: https://www.who.int/publications/i/item/covid-19-and-food-safety-guidance-for-food-businesses