Brief History

About – Food Safety Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan

The Food Safety Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan (hereinafter referred to as Agency) is a central executive authority, which fulfills the following functions: legal regulation of food safety standards (preparation and adoption of sanitation norms and hygiene standards), risk assessment, official registration of food products and their packaging materials, issue of food safety certificates to exported food products, state control over food safety and protection of rights of food product consumers at all stages of food supply chain, including food production, supply, packaging, storage, transportation and trading (including import and export operations), use in catering and service sector, utilization and disposal (except for veterinary, plant protection and quarantine fields) as well as implementation and regulation of state policy in the aforementioned areas.