How to Measure Food Safety? A Review of Relevant Literature

Tilman Wilke, Vera Belaya, Beate Pinior


Approaches for prospective estimation of economic consequences until the last stage of the agri-food chain can
rarely be found. Hence, we see the necessity of working out a conceptual assessment model for cost-benefit evaluation of food safety measures along the supply chain. Based on the findings of a thorough literature study a preliminary conceptual framework was developed. The purpose of the framework is to combine most relevant aspects of agri-food production, quality management, risk-analysis and regulatory impact assessment that have to be considered during in the course of an economic assessment of food safety.

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