Status and future of Quantitative Microbiological Risk Assessment in China

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Abstract

Since the implementation of the Food Safety Law of the People's Republic of China in 2009 use of Quantitative Microbiological Risk Assessment (QMRA) has increased. QMRA is used to assess the risk posed to consumers by pathogenic bacteria which cause the majority of foodborne outbreaks in China. This review analyses the progress of QMRA research in China from 2000 to 2013 and discusses 3 possible improvements for the future. These improvements include planning and scoping to initiate QMRA, effectiveness of microbial risk assessment utility for risk management decision making, and application of QMRA to establish appropriate Food Safety Objectives.

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Dong, Q. L., Barker, G. C., Gorris, L. G. M., Tian, M. S., Song, X. Y., & Malakar, P. K. (2015, March 1). Status and future of Quantitative Microbiological Risk Assessment in China. Trends in Food Science and Technology. Elsevier Ltd. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tifs.2014.12.003

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