Simulation exercise: Foodborne disease in Norway
Dr Kristina Landsverk, Chief Veterinary Officer, Director of Department of Control, Norwegian Food Safety Authority (NFSA), Ministry of Agriculture and Food, Brumunddal, Norway, informed the OIE that a simulation exercise on nationwide foodborne outbreak will take place in Norway, from 20 to 22 November 2013.
This exercise called “Exercise Stella Polaris 2013” will include table-top and field training of personnel at the NFSA, the municipalities and their municipal medical officers, scientific advisory institutes, industry and ministries.
The aim of the exercise is to test early warning systems, epidemiological investigation, sampling and laboratory capacity and traceability of products.
Animal Health Information Department
World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)