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  • AVA Lab
    Food Safety & Quality
    From source accreditation and inspection of food, to laboratory testing and public education, AVA’s comprehensive programme ensures all food entering and produced in Singapore is safe.
    Food Safety & Quality
    Did you know that all imported meat, seafood, fruit and vegetables must pass AVA’s strict checks before they can be released for sale?
    Food Safety & Quality
    AVA’s internationally accredited Veterinary Public Health Laboratory tests for new and emerging food safety threats such as food poisoning and spoilage organisms, harmful chemicals, toxins, and chemical residues.
  • AVA Diverse Fruits and Vegetables
    Singapore’s Food Supply
    Did you know that local farmers supply 26% of Singapore’s eggs, 12% of our leafy vegetables and 8% of our fish?
    Singapore’s Food Supply
    AVA ensures a continuous supply of safe food for Singapore by diversifying our food sources and importing from different countries.
    Singapore's Food Supply
    Singapore imports over 90% of our food from around the world. Major sources of supply include the region, Australia, New Zealand, China, India, USA and Brazil.
  • AVA GAP
    Supporting Local Produce
    The Good Aquaculture Practice for Fish Farming (GAP-FF) Scheme for local fish farms provides assurance to both retailers and consumers by setting the benchmark for the production of safe and quality fish.
    Supporting Local Produce
    Eggs supplied by local farms that are accredited under the Singapore Quality Egg Scheme (SQES) are graded AA, the best possible grade in the AVA Egg Freshness Test.
    Supporting Local Produce
    Going local? Local vegetable farms that are certified under the Good Agricultural Practice for Vegetable Farming (GAP-VF) Scheme adopt a set of practices for safe and quality vegetable production.
    Supporting Local Produce
    Local production is an important secondary strategy in ensuring Singapore's food supply resilience. It complements our key strategy of source diversification and establishes a degree of self-sufficiency for key food items.
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