Fresh Perspectives Issue 26. The development of private fresh produce safety standards: Implications for developing Mediterranean exporting countries.

Abstract

As food safety and quality standards increase in developed countries and the integrity of existing institutional arrangements to guarantee those standards has come under increasing scrutiny, food products from developing Mediterranean countries may experience increasing difficulty entering global markets if they do not comply with international trading rules and/or voluntary, private standards such as supermarket assurance schemes.

Citation

International Institute for Environment and Development, London, UK, 3 pp.

Fresh Perspectives Issue 26. The development of private fresh produce safety standards: Implications for developing Mediterranean exporting countries.

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