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EU legislation on food and potable water safety which could be potentially applied on board ferries and cruise ships: a comparison with US legislation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20544443     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The high number of people moving around by ferries and cruise ships in conjunction with great amounts of food and potable water transported (occasionally overloaded) and consumed by passengers constitute a possible risk for communicable diseases. Another issue of equally great importance is the food handlers who come from diverse origin and have a different mentality, habits, and background. In this paper an attempt is made to present comparatively EU and US legislation that could be potentially applicable to passenger ships food premises and potable water supplies. Moreover, food and water related hazards, not currently covered by EU legislation, were assessed together with US legislation and other guidelines for cruise ships.
Authors:
Ioannis S Arvanitoyannis; Christos Hadjichristodoulou; Persefoni Tserkezou; Varvara Mouchtouri; Jenny Kremastinou; Gordon Nichols
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Critical reviews in food science and nutrition     Volume:  50     ISSN:  1549-7852     ISO Abbreviation:  Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr     Publication Date:  2010 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-14     Completed Date:  2010-09-03     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8914818     Medline TA:  Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  533-66     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Agriculture Ichthyology and Aquatic Environment, School of Agricultural Sciences, University of Thessaly, Greece. parmenion@uth.gr
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Communicable Disease Control / legislation & jurisprudence
European Union
Food
Food Contamination / legislation & jurisprudence
Food Handling / legislation & jurisprudence,  methods
Food Industry / legislation & jurisprudence*
Food Microbiology / legislation & jurisprudence
Garbage
Industrial Waste / legislation & jurisprudence
Legislation, Food*
Meat
Refuse Disposal / legislation & jurisprudence
Safety*
Ships / legislation & jurisprudence*
United States
Water
Water Supply / legislation & jurisprudence*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Industrial Waste; 7732-18-5/Water

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