Microbiological Quantitative Risk Assessment and Food Safety: An Update

@article{Giaccone2005MicrobiologicalQR,
  title={Microbiological Quantitative Risk Assessment and Food Safety: An Update},
  author={Val{\'e}rio Giaccone and Maurizio Ferri},
  journal={Veterinary Research Communications},
  year={2005},
  volume={29},
  pages={101-106}
}
Quantitative Risk Assessment is one of three components of Risk Analysis (RA); the others being Risk Management and Risk Communication. Initially, in the 1970s, risk analysis was mainly applied to financial/technological risks. Later on, it was used to address chemical hazards in food products. Since the middle of the 1990s RA has gained international acceptance as the most effective tool for managing microbiological hazards in food and has emerged as a structured model for improving food… CONTINUE READING

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