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Authenticity issues in meat and meat products.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22060658     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Proper product description is of crucial importance in ensuring fair trading practices and enabling consumers to make informed choices and is therefore addressed in some detail in UK food legislation. This paper will briefly examine the historical development of UK food laws and the meaning of "authenticity" within the context of current legislation, particularly with respect to meat and fish products. The food authenticity programme of the UK Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAFF) is discussed, outlining its R and D programme and detailing the types of topics under consideration, and how selection of surveillance projects is determined.
Authors:
K D Hargin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Meat science     Volume:  43S1     ISSN:  0309-1740     ISO Abbreviation:  Meat Sci.     Publication Date:  1996  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-08     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101160862     Medline TA:  Meat Sci     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  277-89     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, 320 Ergon House, 17 Smith Square, London SW1P 3JR, UK.
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