Regulation and standards


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

In Europe, food businesses are legally responsible for the safety of the food they produce, transport, store or sell. They are required to adopt a preventative approach by identifying and controlling hazards...


Food safety

08 June 2006

Today's lifestyles are vastly different from those of the past. The fast pace of modern lifestyles and the increase in single-person households, one-parent families and working women have lead to changes in the food preparation...


What is Codex Alimentarius?

01 July 2004

Codex Alimentarius is, literally translated from Latin, a "food code". It comprises a series of general and specific food safety standards that have been formulated with the objective of protecting consumer health and ensuring fair practices...