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From Product Inspection To Total Quality Management In The Food Supply Chain

The problem of defining, implementing and inspecting quality assurance schemes for all types of primary agricultural products is described and various examples from Denmark and other European countries are mentioned. The trends as to requirements, management and documentation as well as assessment are discussed from a European point of view. The authors suggest Total Quality Management in a form adapted to the food supply chain.

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Author(s): Gottlieb-Petersen, Chr., Knudsen, Susanne

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Organizations(s): The Danish Agricultural Advisory Centre, Aarhus