Food Safety and Quality Systems in Developing Countries

Food Safety and Quality Systems in Developing Countries : Volume One: Export Challenges and Implementation Strategies

Edited by 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days
When will my order arrive?


Food Safety and Quality Systems in Developing Countries, Volume One: Export Challenges and Implementation Strategies considers both the theoretical and practical aspects of food safety and quality systems implementation by major world markets and new and emerging markets in developing countries. This reference examines issues facing exporters and importers of traditional foods the characteristics of the food and its distribution channels, and market access from a historical and current context to present best practices.

This must-have reference offers real-life, practical approaches for foods from around the world, offering help to those who have found it difficult to implement sustainable, certifiable food safety and quality systems into their businesses and provides scientifically sound solutions to support their implementation.
show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 186 pages
  • 154 x 228 x 14mm | 459.99g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0128012277
  • 9780128012277
  • 1,537,178

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Trade, Food Science and Standard Considerations: Exporting of Traditional Fruits to the US

Chapter 2: Natural Toxins in Fruits and Vegetables: Blighia sapida and Hypoglycin

Chapter 3: The Life Cycle of the Fruit: Environmental and other impacts on toxicity

Chapter 4: Biochemistry of Hypoglycin and Toxic Hypoglycaemic Syndrome

Chapter 5: Effective Science-based Approaches to Establishing Safe Food Handling Practices for Traditional Foods: the Ackee Example

Chapter 6: Re-entering the US Market with Jamaican Ackees: A Case Study

Chapter 7: Dealing with Trade Challenges: Science-based solutions to Market Access Interruption

Chapter 8: The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and its impact on the Caribbean's Approach to Export Market Access
show more

About Andrew Gordon

Andre Gordon is the Managing Director for Technological Solutions Limited, Jamaica. He possesses over 25 years of experience in the provision of solution-oriented technical assistance to various players in the Agribusiness sector in Jamaica, the Caribbean, Canada, Western and Southern Africa, the United Kingdom, and the European Union (EU).
show more