FOOD SCIENCE ›› 2018, Vol. 39 ›› Issue (5): 278-283.doi: 10.7506/spkx1002-6630-201805042

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Study on the Construction of the Food Safety Traceability System in China

LI Jiajie, REN Yanan, WANG Yanjun, MA Wanzhen   

  1. School of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, Renmin University of China, Beijing 100872, China
  • Online:2018-03-15 Published:2018-03-14

Abstract: Food safety traceability system has an irreplaceable position and function in the food safety management system as one of its important parts. In the process of establishing food safety traceability system, China has come across many challenges and difficulties in the past decade. China’s food safety traceability system is still under exploration and development. This review summarizes the current development of food safety traceability system in China. Major existing problems are analyzed and how to change the traditional concept of food safety traceability system is discussed. The roles government, enterprises and industry associations play and the relationship among them are also clarified. Finally, suggestions are put forward on how to establish the food safety traceability system in China.

Key words: food safety traceability system, food safety, system establishment, stakeholders

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