The Contribution of Food Safety Management Systems to the Prevention of Deliberate Food Contamination

  • Madeleine Smith
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security book series (NAPSC)


Food Safety Management systems such as HACCP can help to prevent deliberate contamination of food. These systems are widely used already by the food industry to prevent accidental contamination. This makes them an attractive and cost effective way to address the issue of deliberate contamination.


Food Chain Botulinum Toxin Caustic Soda Food Standard Agency Accidental Contamination 
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The author wishes to express her appreciation to Detective Inspector P. Dingemans of SO15, Jenny Millward of Birmingham City Council and Amir Anvarian, Dan Zhong and Nikolas Hodges of University of Birmingham for their contributions to this paper.


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  • Madeleine Smith
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  1. 1.Chemical EngineeringUniversity of BirminhamBirminghamUK

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