chapter  5
24 Pages

Food Safety Risk Assessment and Risk Characteristic Analysis at the Macrolevel

In this chapter, Chinese food safety risks during 2006-2012 were assessed at the national macrolevel from the perspective of management using econometric models based on the scientificity and availability of data. e actual state of food safety risks was analyzed on this basis to provide a panoramic description of the real changes, main characteristics, and trends of food quality and safety in China. Furthermore, this chapter aims to reveal the main characteristics of food safety in terms of root causes and to investigate principal contradictions in food safety risk prevention in China.