The use of meta-analytical tools in risk assessment for food safety.

@article{GonzalesBarron2011TheUO,
  title={The use of meta-analytical tools in risk assessment for food safety.},
  author={Ursula Gonzales-Barron and Francis Butler},
  journal={Food microbiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={
          823-7
        }
}
This communication deals with the use of meta-analysis as a valuable tool for the synthesis of food safety research, and in quantitative risk assessment modelling. A common methodology for the conduction of meta-analysis (i.e., systematic review and data extraction, parameterisation of effect size, estimation of overall effect size, assessment of heterogeneity, and presentation of results) is explained by reviewing two meta-analyses derived from separate sets of primary studies of Salmonella in… CONTINUE READING
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