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240px Seal of ASEANDirected by the ASEAN Health Ministers Meeting (AHMM) and guided by the Senior Officials Meeting on Health Development (SOMHD), the establishment of the ASEAN Risk Assessment Centre for Food Safety (ARAC) is one of the most significant milestones of the ASEAN Expert Group on Food Safety (AEGFS) in application of an integrated food safety risk assessment mechanism in the region. 



Endorsed by the 12th AHMM, September 2014 in Hanoi Viet Nam, the recognition of the establishment of ARAC has been reflected in the Chairman’s statement of the 27th ASEAN Summit held in Kuala Lumpur on 21 November 2015 in enhancing the health of the ASEAN Community as well as in facilitating safe food trade.



Hosted by Food Safety and Quality Division, Ministry of Health Malaysia, this ASEAN collaborative effort has been fully supported by the ASEAN Regional Integration Support from the EU (ARISE). 



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