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Cover for Trends in the organization of the meat industry.

This paper discusses the trends in the organization of the UK meat industry against the background of EU and world meat production. It shows that the UK meat industry, along with meat industries in other countries, is changing to reflect the shift in consumer preferences and the globalization of...

Author(s)
Wood, J.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851999081)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for History and current use of feed additives in the European Union: legislative and practical aspects.

Whilst the term feed additives encompasses a variety of products, this chapter will concentrate on product groups such as antibiotic growth promoters, coccidiostats and enzymes. These products have been, and are, subject to scrutiny and licensing at European Union (EU) and national level. The...

Author(s)
Doeschate, R. A. H. M. ten; Raine, H.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931803)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for The EU perspective on the monitoring of zoonoses and zoonotic agents.

Author(s)
Idei, S.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931803)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for European Union legislation on mycotoxins in food and feed: overview of the decision-making process and recent and future developments.

This chapter provides a comprehensive overview of the European Union (EU) regulatory framework for feed and food safety legislation and the relevant decision-making process with particular emphasis on mycotoxins. Principles and objectives of the "General Food Law" of the EU are reported and details ...

Author(s)
Verstraete, F.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930820)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mycotoxin problems in nuts and dried fruits from the Mediterranean basin.

The occurrence of toxigenic molds and mycotoxin formation can be a problem in the Mediterranean basin. Nuts and dried fruits, the major commodities produced and traded in the basin, may be contaminated with aflatoxins and ochratoxin A. The nuts most at risk for aflatoxin formation are peanuts,...

Author(s)
Özay, G.; Ozer, H.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930820)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Interactions between cattle and the environment: a general introduction.

Author(s)
Pfeffer, E.; Hristov, A. N.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990132)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Farmer demand for agricultural biodiversity in Hungary's transition economy: a choice experiment approach.

This chapter relates economic development and transition with farmer demand for four components of agricultural biodiversity found on family farms in Hungary using a combination of a stated preference approach andsecondary data. Family farms in Hungary are known traditionally as ‘home gardens’....

Author(s)
Birol, E.; Kontoleon, A.; Smale, M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990835)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The politics and economics of nitrate.

This chapter covers the effects of the EU Common Agricultural Policy on nitrogen use by UK farmers. Individual section describe the reaction to the nitrate problem, the EC 50 mg/l nitrate limit, and medical evidence. In the latter case, nitrate in drinking water caused two main health concerns,...

Author(s)
Addiscott, T. M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999135)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Risk.

In this chapter, risk is discussed in terms of the meaning of the word, financial risk and economic models. Further sections address: Risks to humans and the environment; Assessing environmental risk; Models, including a subsection on ecotoxicology; Risk and the Bayes Equation; The precautionary...

Author(s)
Addiscott, T. M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999135)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism and transition: governance, transformation and development.

This book presents current research on the roles and importance of tourism and its interrelationships with governance and development in transition economies and those adjusting to the accession requirements of the enlarged EU. The geographical coverage ranges across Central and Eastern Europe, the ...

Author(s)
Hall, D. R.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997483)
Type
Book

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