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HACCP as a Regulatory Innovation to Improve Food Safety in the Meat Industry

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  • Laurian J. Unnevehr
  • Helen H. Jensen

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The Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) was developed to improve the efficiency of food safety regulations for the quality control of meat products. HACCP regulations is a set of codified principles that was developed by industrial engineers for the prevention of pathogenic microbial food-borne contamination in food products. The HACCP enhances the safety and control procedures of the meat inspection system by improving sanitation, food production and manufacturing standards.
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  • Laurian J. Unnevehr & Helen H. Jensen, 1996. "HACCP as a Regulatory Innovation to Improve Food Safety in the Meat Industry," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 78(3), pages 764-769.
  • Handle: RePEc:oup:ajagec:v:78:y:1996:i:3:p:764-769
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