FOOD SAFETY ASSURANCE ACCORDING TO CODEX ALIMENTARIUS AND ISO 22000 STANDARD
 
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Pol. J. Food Nutr. Sci. 2007;57(Special issue 4C):489–493
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Food safety is the most important quality feature for the consumers, hence food law regulates this issue in details, assure the consumer that food he buys fulfill its safety expectations. A Law regulation describes food safety assurance requirements and simultaneously recommends the implementation of specific systems’ resolutions that allows gaining this aim. Considering the food industry as a main link in consumers’ food safety assurance, it should be remembered that without using a GAP, GHP/GMP and HACCP plan in all food chain there is no confidence of hazard elimination. It should be stated that beside the food statutory and regulatory requirements and implementation of food safety management system the ethical standards must be complied in all food chain. The analysis of the attitude placed in Codex Alimentarius and in ISO 22000:2005 standard about efficiency of food safety assurance systems is described in this paper.
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