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Mass production of food

But does mass production of food increase or decrease the risk of infectious foodborne disease The answer is not clear cut and data are insufficient to reach an answer to which all can agree. Some claim that modern production methods that result in mass production of foods can lead to reduced costs and production efficiency but also can increase the chance of accidental contamination of foods and amplify their consequences Morse, 1995 . Claiming that the chance of accidental contamination is...

Food safety risks

Changes in the bundle of global foodborne disease hazards Consumption changes driven by changes in countries' per capita income levels are the most important factors explaining historical changes in the composition of global food trade. Evidence of this was verified by simulating the individual contribution of household income, changes in factors of production, policy, and transportation costs on the changing composition of food trade from 1980 to 1995 Coyle et al, 2001 Gehlhar and Coyle, 2001...