Transparency for Sustainability in the Food Chain - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780124171954, 9780124172029

Transparency for Sustainability in the Food Chain

1st Edition

Challenges and Research Needs EFFoST Critical Reviews #2

Authors: Gerhard Schiefer Jivka Deiters
Paperback ISBN: 9780124171954
eBook ISBN: 9780124172029
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 12th August 2013
Page Count: 106
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Description

  • List of Contributors
  • Acknowledgment
  • Executive Summary
  • Summary—List of Goals
  • Chapter 1. Introduction
  • Chapter 2. Problem Scenario and Vision
  • Chapter 3. Stakeholders for Transparency
    • 3.1 The Role of Government and Public Policies
    • 3.2 Consumers and Society
    • 3.3 Agriculture as Stakeholder in the Chain
    • 3.4 The Food Processing Industry
    • 3.5 The Role of Retail
  • Chapter 4. Challenges and Experiences
    • 4.1 Transparency Challenge 1: Transparency for Trust in Food Safety
    • 4.2 Transparency Challenge 2: Transparency for Trust in Food Quality
    • 4.3 Transparency Challenge 3: Transparency for Trust in Food Chain Integrity
    • 4.4 Transparency Challenge 4: Signaling Information to Build Confidence and Trust in the Food Chain
    • 4.5 Transparency Challenge 5: Technological Baseline Infrastructure for Tracking and Tracing
  • Chapter 5. Good Practice Experiences: An Integrated View
    • 5.1 Transparency Challenge 6: Integration
  • Chapter 6. Enabling Activities and Needs for Action
    • 6.1 Transparency Challenge 7: Communication with Stakeholders and Media
    • 6.2 Transparency Challenge 8: Dealing with Claims and Data Ownership
    • 6.3 Transparency Challenge 9: Coordination and Cooperation Initiatives
  • Chapter 7. Concluding Remarks
  • Reference List (Reports to the European Commission)
  • Public Deliverables
  • Internal Deliverables
  • Glossary of Selected Transparency Indicators

Key Features

  • Specifies research to increase transparency in consumer communication
  • Details the state of the art and research challenges in several specific food supply domains
  • Involves food safety, food quality, chain integrity, the link with consumers, and the technological base of tracking and tracing systems

Readership

Researchers and professionals working in food sourcing, regulation, safety and distribution

Table of Contents

  • List of Contributors
  • Acknowledgment
  • Executive Summary
  • Summary—List of Goals
  • Chapter 1. Introduction
  • Chapter 2. Problem Scenario and Vision
  • Chapter 3. Stakeholders for Transparency
    • 3.1 The Role of Government and Public Policies
    • 3.2 Consumers and Society
    • 3.3 Agriculture as Stakeholder in the Chain
    • 3.4 The Food Processing Industry
    • 3.5 The Role of Retail
  • Chapter 4. Challenges and Experiences
    • 4.1 Transparency Challenge 1: Transparency for Trust in Food Safety
    • 4.2 Transparency Challenge 2: Transparency for Trust in Food Quality
    • 4.3 Transparency Challenge 3: Transparency for Trust in Food Chain Integrity
    • 4.4 Transparency Challenge 4: Signaling Information to Build Confidence and Trust in the Food Chain
    • 4.5 Transparency Challenge 5: Technological Baseline Infrastructure for Tracking and Tracing
  • Chapter 5. Good Practice Experiences: An Integrated View
    • 5.1 Transparency Challenge 6: Integration
  • Chapter 6. Enabling Activities and Needs for Action
    • 6.1 Transparency Challenge 7: Communication with Stakeholders and Media
    • 6.2 Transparency Challenge 8: Dealing with Claims and Data Ownership
    • 6.3 Transparency Challenge 9: Coordination and Cooperation Initiatives
  • Chapter 7. Concluding Remarks
  • Reference List (Reports to the European Commission)
  • Public Deliverables
  • Internal Deliverables
  • Glossary of Selected Transparency Indicators

Details

No. of pages:
106
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780124172029
Paperback ISBN:
9780124171954

About the Author

Gerhard Schiefer

Affiliations and Expertise

Center for Food Chain and Network Research, University of Bonn, Germany

Jivka Deiters

Affiliations and Expertise

Center for Food Chain and Network Research, University of Bonn, Germany