THE WTO'S Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures has agreed information that should be demanded by food importing countries and supplied by exporting countries to make sure that products are safe. The deal is designed to make it easier for developing countries to prove that their products are healthy enough for sale abroad.

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