Identification

Name

Emergency Prevention System for Food Safety

Short name

EMPRES

Status

Active

Category

System

People
(1) Vincent Martin, Head of FAO's Dakar-based Resilience Hub and the FAO representative in Dakar Sen
Organizations
(1) Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Update frequency

Near Real-time

Created

2012-10-10 18:13:47+00:00

Modified

2016-03-15 23:08:33.119441+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

The EMPRES promotes the effective containment and control of the most serious epidemic pests and diseases and food safety threats through international cooperation involving early warning, early reaction, enabling research and coordination.

Goals
(1) Early detection
(2) Early warning
Year start

1994

URL http://www.fao.org/food/food-safety-quality/empres-food-safety/en/
URL (alternate) http://www.fao.org/food-chain-crisis/en/

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Clinic/Health Care Provider Records
(2) Clinic/Health Care Provider Records
(3) Laboratory Records
(4) Official Reports