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The impact of climate change and globalisation on the safety of fresh produce

(2012) INTERNATIONAL FOOD HYGIENE. 23(3). p.26-27
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Fresh produce (for example leafy vegetables, tomatoes, soft red fruits) is an important part of a healthy diet. Global consumption levels are expected to increase in the future. However, due to recent disease outbreaks and rapid alerts attributed to fresh produce, concerns have emerged with regard to food safety. This was exemplified by the E. coli O1O4 outbreak in Europe in spring 2011. An increasing number of foodborne illnesses from enteric bacteria associated with fresh produce have been notified. Many of the fresh produce outbreaks are related to leafy vegetables. Between 1996 and 2005, global leafy green consumption increased by 9%, while reported outbreaks associated with leafy greens increased by 38.6%. Pathogens such as Escherichia coli O157 and Salmonella spp. have been identified as etiological agents. It is hypothesised that at each stage of the supply chain, natural, human or environmental factors can influence the types of microbial contaminants in fresh produce. New food safety challenges are posed by climate change and globalisation of trade.

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Jacxsens, Liesbeth, Mieke Uyttendaele, Kevin Holvoet, Klementiena Kierezieva, and Pieternel Luning. 2012. “The Impact of Climate Change and Globalisation on the Safety of Fresh Produce.” International Food Hygiene.
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Jacxsens, Liesbeth, Uyttendaele, M., Holvoet, K., Kierezieva, K., & Luning, P. (2012). The impact of climate change and globalisation on the safety of fresh produce. INTERNATIONAL FOOD HYGIENE.
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Jacxsens L, Uyttendaele M, Holvoet K, Kierezieva K, Luning P. The impact of climate change and globalisation on the safety of fresh produce. INTERNATIONAL FOOD HYGIENE. 2012. p. 26–7.
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Jacxsens, Liesbeth, Mieke Uyttendaele, Kevin Holvoet, et al. “The Impact of Climate Change and Globalisation on the Safety of Fresh Produce.” INTERNATIONAL FOOD HYGIENE 2012 : 26–27. Print.
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  abstract     = {Fresh produce (for example leafy vegetables, tomatoes, soft red fruits) is an important part of a healthy diet. Global consumption levels are expected to increase in the future. However, due to recent disease outbreaks and rapid alerts attributed to fresh produce, concerns have emerged with regard to food safety. This was exemplified by the E. coli O1O4 outbreak in Europe in spring 2011. An increasing number of foodborne illnesses from enteric bacteria associated with fresh produce have been notified. Many of the fresh produce outbreaks are related to leafy vegetables. Between 1996 and 2005, global leafy green consumption increased by 9\%, while reported outbreaks associated with leafy greens increased by 38.6\%. Pathogens such as Escherichia coli O157 and Salmonella spp. have been identified as etiological agents. It is hypothesised that at each stage of the supply chain, natural, human or environmental factors can influence the types of microbial contaminants in fresh produce. New food safety challenges are posed by climate change and globalisation of trade.},
  author       = {Jacxsens, Liesbeth and Uyttendaele, Mieke and Holvoet, Kevin and Kierezieva, Klementiena and Luning, Pieternel },
  issn         = {0961-2831},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {3},
  pages        = {26--27},
  series       = {INTERNATIONAL FOOD HYGIENE},
  title        = {The impact of climate change and globalisation on the safety of fresh produce},
  volume       = {23},
  year         = {2012},
}