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Record number 324733
Title Technical and economic considerations about traceability and certification in livestock production chains
Author(s) Meuwissen, M.P.M.; Velthuis, A.G.J.; Hogeveen, H.; Huirne, R.B.M.
Source In: New approaches to food-safety economics / Velthuis, A.G.J., Unnevehr, L.J., Hogeveen, H., Huirne, R.B.M., Dordrecht : Kluwer Academic Publishers (Wageningen UR Frontis Series Vol. 1) - ISBN 9781402014253 - p. 49 - 62.
Department(s) Business Economics
Publication type Chapter in scientific book
Publication year 2003
Keyword(s) voedselveiligheid - landbouwproductie - voedselhygiëne - normen - certificering - kwaliteitscontroles - kosten-batenanalyse - dierlijke producten - vee - food safety - agricultural production - food hygiene - standards - certification - quality controls - cost benefit analysis - animal products - livestock
Categories Food Quality and Safety / Economics (General)
Abstract This paper focuses on traceability and certification. The goal of the paper is to analyse the status and perspectives of traceability systems and certification schemes and to review their potential costs and benefits. The following two sections describe purposes, requirements, status and perspectives of traceability systems and certification schemes, respectively. Then there is a section discussing potential costs and benefits, followed by a comprising section with the conclusions and an economic research agenda for the field of traceability and certification in livestock production chains
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