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Il Food Safety Modernization Act
Journal Title: ECONOMIA AGRO-ALIMENTARE 
Author/s: Roberto De Giorgio 
Year:  2016 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  11 Pg. 345-355 FullText PDF:  95 KB
DOI:  10.3280/ECAG2016-003006
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The matter of food security has a complex nature and is governed by regulations that seek to take into account and balance a varied set of social and economic interests.Since 2011, following the enactment of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for food safety of domestic products and imported supplies.The US producers and importers are required to develop and implement plans for prevention and control of food safety risks and the FDA may conduct periodic inspections and arrange the recall of non-compliant products.All this involves the application of a complex but efficient food traceability system.
Keywords: food; safety; traceability
Jel Code: D18, E21, I15

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Roberto De Giorgio, in "ECONOMIA AGRO-ALIMENTARE" 3/2016, pp. 345-355, DOI:10.3280/ECAG2016-003006

   

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