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Food safety standards and their impact on the small farms of developed countries

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  • Perito, Maria Angela
  • Hammoudi, Abdelhakim

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This work aims to provide an update on the issue of the effects on agriculture and food of the heavy regulatory burden regarding food safety. The issue is addressed in a context of heterogeneous international sanitary requirements and multilateral and bilateral agreements. The idea of our analysis is to examine the problem of food safety standards and their implications for international trade in general and to carry out a brief analysis on the effects on small farms in developed countries.

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  • Perito, Maria Angela & Hammoudi, Abdelhakim, 4. "Food safety standards and their impact on the small farms of developed countries," Politica Agricola Internazionale - International Agricultural Policy, Edizioni L’Informatore Agrario, issue 4.
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    1. Martha McMahon, 2013. "What Food is to be Kept Safe and for Whom? Food-Safety Governance in an Unsafe Food System," Laws, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 2(4), pages 1-27, October.

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    Keywords

    Food safety standards; international trade; compliance costs; Agricultural and Food Policy; International Relations/Trade; Q17; F13; F55;

    JEL classification:

    • Q17 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Agriculture in International Trade
    • F13 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations
    • F55 - International Economics - - International Relations, National Security, and International Political Economy - - - International Institutional Arrangements

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