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The Regulatory Environment

Tamar Lasky

in Epidemiologic Principles and Food Safety

Published in print May 2007 | ISBN: 9780195172638
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865727 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172638.003.13
 The Regulatory Environment

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National, state, and local governments, along with international agencies each play a role in regulating activities from farm-to-table and enforcing those regulations to maintain a safe food supply. This chapter describes the range of agencies along with methods for regulation and enforcement. The HACCP approach to food safety is discussed.

Keywords: epidemiology; food safety; food-borne illness; regulation; government; enforcement; HACCP; data; food product recall

Chapter.  5208 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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