Food Safety Records. Dr. Cole R. Gustafson Fargo, ND Feb. 19, 2008. [email protected] Purchasing Criteria. Price Ingredient Process. International Overview. USA & Canada: Product is safe unless proven unsafe UK Product is unsafe unless proven safe
USA & Canada: Product is safe unless proven unsafe
UK Product is unsafe unless proven safe
France Product is unsafe even if proven safe
Austria Product is unsafe especially if proven safe
India Product is safe even if proven unsafe
UgandaProduct is safe especially if proven unsafe
Taken from A. Golichov
Value added as the result of the exclusion or minimization of undesirable attributes.
GMOs, Mycotoxins, Allergens, Pesticides, BSE, Pathogens
Food grade, Varietal Purity, Pharma, Amino acid or Sugar profile, Nutraceuticals, Special nutrients
Value added by inclusion or increased concentration of desirable attributes.
Adding Value vs Lowering Value
Only your customer can answer these questions.
*(USDA ARS Ag Economic Report #830 – “Traceability in US Food Supply”
Be pragmatic – don’t build a penthouse when a cottage will do.
Starlink of undesirable attributes.
Precision – How many Samples are Enough?
1 Barge 1,400 MT 1,400,000,000g 100%
Barge Sample 25 Kilos 25,000g 0.00178%
Lab Sample 5 Kilos 5,000g 0.00035%
Analytical Sample 4g 0.0000002%
Plevin, 2007 of undesirable attributes.
Questions of undesirable attributes.?