Regulatory challenges of innovation in food and agriculture market authorization requirements for new foods

B.M.J. van der Meulen, A. Szajkowska

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Abstract

Regulatory authorities face the challenge to strike a fair balance between the interests of consumers to ensure the safety of innovative foods and agricultural products and the interest of innovative businesses.Worldwide prior authorization schemes are applied. This contribution explores characteristics, pros and cons of such schemes. It identifies concerns but also best practices that may contribute to improving food safety without unduly hampering innovation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)137-142
Number of pages6
JournalAPSTRACT: Applied Studies in Agribusiness and Commerce
Volume6
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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