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Ensuring Global Food Safety (2nd Ed.) Exploring Global Harmonization

Langue : Anglais

Coordonnateurs : Martinovic Aleksandra, Oh Sangsuk, Lelieveld Huub

Since the publication of the first edition of Ensuring Global Food Safety, progress has been made to eliminate the regulatory barriers that contribute to the loss and waste of food due to regulatory differences that fail to differentiate between risk-benefit and risk-avoidance. The issue is far from fully solved, however, and as the world looks for ways to ensure food for its rapidly growing population, Ensuring Global Food Safety once more 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 multi-faceted 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 such that healthy food is destroyed based on scientifically incorrect information upon which laws and regulations are based. Ensuring Global Food Safety illuminates the issue and offers 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 the challenge from a risk-benefit approach while not ignoring need for safety assurance
  • Includes global perspectives from governmental, academic and industry experts

1. Safety and Security: The Cost of Food Regulatory Failure – NEW! 2. Ensuring Global Food Safety – A Public Health Priority and a Global Responsibility 3. Development of Food Legislation Around the World 4. Integrated Risk Assessment and Cost Benefit Analysis: An Economics Perspective on International Trade and Food Safety – Previously online only! 5. Implications of international trading policies like TTIP and CETA – NEW! 6. The Global Harmonization Initiative 7. Food Safety Regulations within Countries of Increasing Global Supplier Impact – NEW! 8. A Simplified Guide to Understanding and Using Food Safety Objectives and Performance Objectives 9. Regulating emerging food trends: A Case Study in Insects as Food for Humans – NEW! 10. Towards Intended Normal Use A European Appraisal of the Chloramphenicol Case and some Thoughts on the Potential of Global Harmonization of Antibiotics Regulation 11. RDAs and Intended Normal Use – Efficient Tools in the Universal Management of Risks and Benefits of Micronutrients 12. Global Harmonization of Food Regulations: Benefits and Risks of Organic Food 13. Mycotoxin Management: An International Challenge 14. Novel Food Processing Technologies and Regulatory Hurdles 15. Processing Issues: Acrylamide, Furan and Trans Fatty Acids 16. Food additives and Other Substances Added to Human Food 17. Food Packaging Legislation: Sanitary Aspects 18. Nanotechnology and Food Safety 19. Monosodium Glutamate in Foods and its Biological Effects 20. Responding to Incidents of Low Level Chemical Contamination in Food 21. Nutraceuticals: Possible Future Ingredients and Food Safety Aspects 22. Nutrition and Bioavailability: Sense and Nonsense of Nutrition Labelling 23. Regulating Nutrition Claims: A Case Study: The First Legislation for Foods with Health Claims in Korea 24. Bioactivity, Benefits and Safety of Traditional and Ethnic Foods 25. Water Determination in Food – NEW! 26. Global Harmonization of Analytical Methods 27. Global Harmonization of the Control of Microbiological Risks 28. Testing for Food Safety Using Competent Human Liver Cells 29. Harmonization of International Standards 30. Capacity Building: Harmonization and Achieving Food Safety 31. Capacity Building: Building Analytical Capacity for Microbial Food Safety 32. Education in food safety at all levels, from academics to street handlers

Governmental policy-makers, researchers and academics addressing the concerns of food insecurity around the world ; lawyers, legal departments of multinational companies, companies that export and import food; food quality and safety laboratories

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