Emerging Data Governance Issues in Big Data Applications for Food Safety

  • Salvatore Sapienza
  • Monica PalmiraniEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11032)


The food industry and food safety authorities show an increasing interest in Big Data applications. On the one hand, Big Data strengthens data storage, data mashup, and methodology of risk assessment; on the other hand, the presence of risks and challenges linked to Big Data demands for future-proof solutions. While business practices and academic literature have already identified ways of exploiting the value of large collections of data, emerging governance issues including data sovereignty, competition, privacy and data donations, call for further analysis.


Big Data Food safety Data governance Emerging issues Risk assessment 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Bologna, CIRSFIDBolognaItaly

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