Agriculture in the Food Supply Chain: an overview

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Key topics in Food Science and Technology No 5

Edited by Chris Knight, Richard Stanley and Leighton Jones

This book outlines how agricultural production and handling practices fit into the modern food supply chain and play an important role in assuring food safety and quality.
It describes what agriculture is and explains about food production and handling practices as well as addressing the issues of food safety and quality. Care of the environment, animal welfare and the roles of legislation and self-regulation are also covered.

Published by Campden and Chorleywood Food Research Association Group (CCFRA) in collaboration with the Royal Agricultural Society of England (RASE).

Soft cover pp.120
2002
ISBN 0 905942 48 5