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Cover for Expected consequences for Serbia and the EU of Serbia accessing the EU.

This chapter draws on the previous chapters of the report in order to derive the likely consequences for Serbia's agricultural and agri-food sectors should it become an EU member in five to seven years. Three groups of issues are explored in this chapter. The first set of issues relates to Serbia's ...

Author(s)
Berkum, S. van; Bogdanov, N.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641454)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Safety and regulation of microorganisms added to the food and feed chains, including probiotics - introduction and overview.

This book chapter shows how the way of regulating beneficial microorganisms for use in foods and feeds has developed to where it is today. A history from slop to pure cultures is presented, and constraints of the law on beneficial microorganisms are examined. The chapter focuses on food cultures,...

Author(s)
Wessels, S.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938109)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Microbes for human and animal consumption.

This book chapter reviews the legislative status and potential safety concerns of microorganisms intentionally added into food or feed in the European Union (EU). However, when relevant, the situation is compared with that of the USA to illustrate the different approaches in these two large single...

Author(s)
Wright, A. von
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938109)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The impact of food safety standards on rural household welfare.

The organization of this chapter is as follows: the following section (Emerging Food Safety Standards) discusses the regulatory EU public standards in comparison with private voluntary food safety standards; the third section (Conceptual Framework) presents the general theoretical framework for...

Author(s)
Asfaw, S.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936495)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The EU with EFSA and EMEA.

This chapter describes the functions of the two European Union agencies, i.e., EFSA and EMEA, in ensuring the safety of food products in member states, describing briefly the food safety control system within the EU. Food safety concerns on novel foods and GMOs in relation to legislation and...

Author(s)
Brimer, L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936761)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Innovation in EU forestries: a science-policy dialogue.

This chapter analyses a cross-sectoral discussion forum - a science-policy dialogue - held at the final conference of COST Action E51. The design of the forum was as a moderated fishbowl discussion with invited discussants and the audience. The aim was to discuss the problem situation and possible...

Author(s)
Aggestam, F.; Weiss, G.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936891)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Distribution and importance.

This chapter discusses the origin, early and present distribution of bananas and plantains (Musa). The main banana-producing countries are presented, which are classified (according to world production and trade) into four large groups, namely the dollar area, ACP countries (referring to the 48...

Author(s)
Robinson, J. C.; Galán Saúco, V.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936587)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Harvesting and fruit handling.

This chapter deals with fruit maturity standards and harvesting procedures for bananas and plantains (Musa). The transport systems from the field to the market are discussed. The cooling of fruits from the field are described, providing several guidelines that can be recommended to banana producers ...

Author(s)
Robinson, J. C.; Galán Saúco, V.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936587)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Minerals and humans.

This final chapter of the book discusses four particular facets in mineral nutrition of livestock that affects humans also, this concerns are: the impact of mineral nutrition of livestock on the environment, the impact of climate change on the mineral nutrition of farm animals, manipulating the...

Author(s)
Suttle, N.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934729)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Politics and economics.

Choice of production systems for poultry is complex given the different attitudes and needs of different stakeholders, including producers, retailers, consumers and governments, with welfare and environmental considerations playing an important role. Political and legal decisions both affect and...

Author(s)
Appleby, M. C.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938246)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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