The rapid alert system for food and feed of the European union

Dorogházi Enikő and Maczák Béla and Mészáros László: The rapid alert system for food and feed of the European union. In: Élelmiszervizsgálati közlemények, (63) 2. pp. 1572-1577. (2017)

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Abstract

The Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) of the European Union has been ensuring an efficient flow of information among the authorities of the European states since 1979, in order to protect the population from risky foods and feeds. Part of the information on issues reported in the system are not only available to the authorities, but can be utilized by all interested parties in the field of food safety. Experience has shown that, in addition to authorities, the information is monitored and data are analyzed by manufacturers and distributors, laboratories, consulting firms, NGOs, universities and media professionals. In recent years, rapid, targeted information of the population has been emphasized more and more. This article provides general information about RASFF, starting with the most important events in its history from its creation to today, then the EU and domestic legal background of its operation is outlined, followed by the presentation of the institutions of its network, and the method of information flow. It also describes where and in what form public data managed by the system can be accessed and provides guidance for their interpretation. Finally, the trends of the numbers of notifications managed by the system is illustrated.

Item Type: Article
Other title: Az Európai Unió élelmiszer- és takarmánybiztonsági riasztási rendszere
Heading title: Tudomány = Science
Journal or Publication Title: Élelmiszervizsgálati közlemények
Date: 2017
Volume: 63
Number: 2
ISSN: 0422-9576
Page Range: pp. 1572-1577
Language: English
Publisher: WESSLING Nemzetközi Kutató és Oktató Központ Közhasznú Nonprofit Kft.
Place of Publication: Budapest
Related URLs: https://acta.bibl.u-szeged.hu/79001/
Uncontrolled Keywords: Élelmiszergazdaság - minőségszabályozás - információs rendszer - Európai Unió, Takarmánygazdálkodás - információs rendszer - Európai Unió
Additional Information: Bibliogr.: p. 1576-1577. ; összefoglalás angol nyelven
Subjects: 02. Engineering and technology
02. Engineering and technology > 02.10. Other engineering and technologies
02. Engineering and technology > 02.10. Other engineering and technologies > 02.10.02. Food and beverages
Date Deposited: 2023. Jul. 07. 11:23
Last Modified: 2023. Aug. 26. 08:17
URI: http://acta.bibl.u-szeged.hu/id/eprint/79155

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