Regulation and standards

Food safety is the joint responsibility of everyone involved in the food supply chain, from farm to fork. Starting with agricultural production and processing to transport and food preparation, preventing food safety issues requires caution at every step. The EU food safety policy comprises comprehensive legislation on food safety and food hygiene as well as a system of checks and enforcement in order to protect consumers’ health.


Food production 2/3: Safe food in today’s global food chain

27 October 2014

Consumer expectations for safe, high-quality, and affordable food products are high. This article focuses on the efforts of all stakeholders in the food supply chain to ensure only safe and quality foods reach the market, and discusses the challenges of the complex global food supply chain.


Food industry standards: Focus on HACCP

01 February 2013

Consumers rightfully expect that food is safe to eat and to comply with these requirements, many food businesses follow relevant industry standards.


Food safety

08 June 2006

Today's lifestyles are vastly different from those of the past. In spite of the advances, contamination of the food supply does occur.


What is Codex Alimentarius?

01 July 2004

Codex Alimentarius, literally translated from Latin "food code,” is a series of food safety standards formulated to protect consumer health and ensure fair practices in food trade.