Ensuring Global Food Safety Book
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Ensuring Global Food Safety


  • Author : Christine Boisrobert
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2009-11-11
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 472
  • ISBN 10 : 0080889301
  • Total Read : 91
  • File Size : 8,6 Mb

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Ensuring Global Food Safety Summary:

Taking into account toxicity levels at normal consumption levels, intake per kg bodyweight and other acknowledged considerations, each chapter in this book will be based on one or more proven examples. It is intended to provide specific examples and potential improvements to the safety of the world's food supply, while also increasing the amount of food available to those in undernourished countries. This book is designed to to provide science-based tools for improving legislation and regulation. Benefits: Reduce amount of food destroyed due to difference in regulations between nations Positively impact the time-to-market of new food products by recognizing benefit of "one rule that applies to all" Use the comparison of regulations and resulting consequences to make appropriate, fully-informed decisions Employ proven science to obtain global consensus for regulations Understand how to harmonize test protocols and analytical methods for accurate measurement and evaluation Take advantage of using a risk/benefit based approach rather than risk/avoidance to maximize regulatory decisions

Ensuring Global Food Safety Book

Ensuring Global Food Safety


  • Author : Aleksandra Martinovic
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2022-02-10
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 560
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128160121
  • Total Read : 80
  • File Size : 12,5 Mb

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Ensuring Global Food Safety Summary:

Ensuring Global Food Safety: Exploring Global Harmonization, Second Edition, examines the policies and practices of food law which remain top contributors to food waste. This fully revised and updated edition offers a rational and multifaceted approach to the science-based issue of "what is safe for consumption?" and how creating a globally acceptable framework of microbiological, toxicological and nutritional standards can contribute to the alleviation of hunger and food insecurity in the world. Currently, many laws and regulations are so stringent that healthy food is destroyed based on scientifically incorrect information upon which laws and regulations are based. This book illuminates these issues, offering guidelines for moving toward a scientifically sound approach to food safety regulation that can also improve food security without putting consumers at risk. Presents the progress and current status of regulatory harmonization for food standards Provides a science-based foundation for global regulatory consensus Approaches challenges from a risk-benefit approach, also including safety assurance Includes global perspectives from governmental, academic and industry experts

Food Safety Culture Book

Food Safety Culture


  • Author : Frank Yiannas
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2008-12-10
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN 10 : 9780387728674
  • Total Read : 60
  • File Size : 14,6 Mb

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Food Safety Culture Summary:

Food safety awareness is at an all time high, new and emerging threats to the food supply are being recognized, and consumers are eating more and more meals prepared outside of the home. Accordingly, retail and foodservice establishments, as well as food producers at all levels of the food production chain, have a growing responsibility to ensure that proper food safety and sanitation practices are followed, thereby, safeguarding the health of their guests and customers. Achieving food safety success in this changing environment requires going beyond traditional training, testing, and inspectional approaches to managing risks. It requires a better understanding of organizational culture and the human dimensions of food safety. To improve the food safety performance of a retail or foodservice establishment, an organization with thousands of employees, or a local community, you must change the way people do things. You must change their behavior. In fact, simply put, food safety equals behavior. When viewed from these lenses, one of the most common contributing causes of food borne disease is unsafe behavior (such as improper hand washing, cross-contamination, or undercooking food). Thus, to improve food safety, we need to better integrate food science with behavioral science and use a systems-based approach to managing food safety risk. The importance of organizational culture, human behavior, and systems thinking is well documented in the occupational safety and health fields. However, significant contributions to the scientific literature on these topics are noticeably absent in the field of food safety.

Ensuring Safe Food Book

Ensuring Safe Food


  • Author : Committee to Ensure Safe Food from Production to Consumption
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 1998-09-02
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 179
  • ISBN 10 : 9780309593403
  • Total Read : 60
  • File Size : 10,7 Mb

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Ensuring Safe Food Summary:

How safe is our food supply? Each year the media report what appears to be growing concern related to illness caused by the food consumed by Americans. These food borne illnesses are caused by pathogenic microorganisms, pesticide residues, and food additives. Recent actions taken at the federal, state, and local levels in response to the increase in reported incidences of food borne illnesses point to the need to evaluate the food safety system in the United States. This book assesses the effectiveness of the current food safety system and provides recommendations on changes needed to ensure an effective science-based food safety system. Ensuring Safe Food discusses such important issues as: What are the primary hazards associated with the food supply? What gaps exist in the current system for ensuring a safe food supply? What effects do trends in food consumption have on food safety? What is the impact of food preparation and handling practices in the home, in food services, or in production operations on the risk of food borne illnesses? What organizational changes in responsibility or oversight could be made to increase the effectiveness of the food safety system in the United States? Current concerns associated with microbiological, chemical, and physical hazards in the food supply are discussed. The book also considers how changes in technology and food processing might introduce new risks. Recommendations are made on steps for developing a coordinated, unified system for food safety. The book also highlights areas that need additional study. Ensuring Safe Food will be important for policymakers, food trade professionals, food producers, food processors, food researchers, public health professionals, and consumers.

BRC Global Standard Book

BRC Global Standard


  • Author : British Retail Consortium
  • Publisher : The Stationery Office
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Asset-backed financing
  • Pages : 72
  • ISBN 10 : 9780117022232
  • Total Read : 79
  • File Size : 15,5 Mb

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BRC Global Standard Summary:

Dated January 2005. No public library discount on this item. Supersedes Issue 3 (English-language ed.) (ISBN 0117031984)

Food Safety Practices in the Restaurant Industry Book

Food Safety Practices in the Restaurant Industry


  • Author : Nurhayati Khairatun, Siti
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2021-11-26
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 334
  • ISBN 10 : 9781799874164
  • Total Read : 95
  • File Size : 8,9 Mb

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Food Safety Practices in the Restaurant Industry Summary:

In recent years, cases of food-borne illness have been on the rise and are creating a significant public health challenge worldwide. This situation poses a health risk to consumers and can cause economic loss to the food service industry. Identifying the current issues in food safety practices among the industry players is critical to bridge the gap between knowledge, practices, and regulation compliance. Food Safety Practices in the Restaurant Industry presents advanced research on food safety practices investigated within food service establishments as an effort to help the industry pinpoint risks and non-compliance relating to food safety practices and improve the practices in preventing food-borne illnesses from occurring. Covering a range of topics such as food packaging, safety audits, consumer awareness, and standard safety practices, it is ideal for food safety and service professionals, food scientists and technologists, policymakers, restaurant owners, academicians, researchers, teachers, and students.

Improving Food Safety Through a One Health Approach Book

Improving Food Safety Through a One Health Approach


  • Author : Institute of Medicine
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2012-10-10
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 418
  • ISBN 10 : 9780309259330
  • Total Read : 83
  • File Size : 6,9 Mb

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Improving Food Safety Through a One Health Approach Summary:

Globalization of the food supply has created conditions favorable for the emergence, reemergence, and spread of food-borne pathogens-compounding the challenge of anticipating, detecting, and effectively responding to food-borne threats to health. In the United States, food-borne agents affect 1 out of 6 individuals and cause approximately 48 million illnesses, 128,000 hospitalizations, and 3,000 deaths each year. This figure likely represents just the tip of the iceberg, because it fails to account for the broad array of food-borne illnesses or for their wide-ranging repercussions for consumers, government, and the food industry-both domestically and internationally. A One Health approach to food safety may hold the promise of harnessing and integrating the expertise and resources from across the spectrum of multiple health domains including the human and veterinary medical and plant pathology communities with those of the wildlife and aquatic health and ecology communities. The IOM's Forum on Microbial Threats hosted a public workshop on December 13 and 14, 2011 that examined issues critical to the protection of the nation's food supply. The workshop explored existing knowledge and unanswered questions on the nature and extent of food-borne threats to health. Participants discussed the globalization of the U.S. food supply and the burden of illness associated with foodborne threats to health; considered the spectrum of food-borne threats as well as illustrative case studies; reviewed existing research, policies, and practices to prevent and mitigate foodborne threats; and, identified opportunities to reduce future threats to the nation's food supply through the use of a "One Health" approach to food safety. Improving Food Safety Through a One Health Approach: Workshop Summary covers the events of the workshop and explains the recommendations for future related workshops.

Food Safety Book

Food Safety


  • Author : Yehia El-Samragy
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2018-07-11
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 78
  • ISBN 10 : 9781789234701
  • Total Read : 77
  • File Size : 18,5 Mb

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Food Safety Summary:

Food safety is defined as the concept that food will not cause harm to the consumer when it is prepared and/or eaten according to its intended use. Most food product recalls and food-related outbreaks are fully considered as food safety failures. Many risk-based food safety standards, e.g., HACCP, BRC, SQF, ISO/FSSC 22000, are designed to prevent such issues from occurring. Any food recall or food-related outbreak may be attributed to the likelihood of a risk assessment, which in some way failed to identify and control the risk. The essence and true nature of food safety hazards are affected by resources of the food facility, e.g., human, work environment, infrastructure, availability and accessibility of food safety information. Thus, food specialists should establish and manage the parameters of the applied food safety systems to achieve the food safety objectives that produce food in compliance with regulatory and statutory requirements. It is important to understand what exactly will make an end product unsafe and ensure that the necessary control measures are in place to prevent it from happening. Understanding the basic food safety concepts can lead to improvement of the current food safety systems and/or standards.