FAO Plant Production and Protection PapersThe first version of this manual was printed in 1997 as a working document with the aim of consolidating the procedures used by the FAO Panel of experts on pesticide residues. Since then there have been many developments in the scientific evaluation process of the Joint Meeting on Pesticide Residues (JMPR), administrated by FAO and the World Health Organization. The present manual incorporates a
The role of animal feed in the production of safe food is recognized worldwide, and several events have underlined its impact on public health, feed and food trade, and food security. The Expert Meeting was convened to review current knowledge on animal feed and its impact on food safety, and provide orientation and advice on this matter to international organizations. This is the report of the meeting, with the experts' conclusions and ...
Basic texts on meat hygiene, animal feeding and antimicrobial resistance, including the code of hygienic practice for meat, the code of practice for good animal feeding, a glossary of terms and definitions (Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Foods), and more. This first edition includes the texts adopted by the Codex Alimentarius Commission up to 2007.
Series: FAO Commodities and Trade ProceedingsThe International Year of Rice (IYR) promotes improved production and access to this vital food crop, which feeds more than half the world's population while providing income for millions of rice producers, processors and traders. To celebrate IYR, FAO convened and international rice conference, which was open to the participation of governments, research institutions, non-governmental organi
Series: FAO Animal Production and Health PapersThis publication provides the most recent information on the impact of animal feeds on food quality, food safety and the environment and thus improves the basis for managing such risks, which are increasibgly at the center of public and individual consuner attention. The book brings together in printed form six reviews from the FAO Electronic Journal AGRIPPA (www.fao.org/agrippa ).
Series: FAO Plant Production and Protection PapersThe first version of this manual on the submission and evaluation of pesticide residues data for estimation of maximum residue levels in food and feed was printed as a working document in 1997 with the aim of consolidating the procedures used by the FAO Panel of experts on pesticide residues. Since then, there have been many developments in the scientific evaluation process of the Joint
Series: FAO Economic and Social Development PapersThis paper investigates the relationship between nutrition and economic growth at the aggregate level by examining the magnitude of the effects of undernourishment on economic growth and identifying the channels of transmission of such effects (direct effects on productivity and via impacts on health). In addition to this basic relationship, a number of other important relationships are
Series: FAO Plant Production and Protection SeriesMaize will continue to play a major role in food security in the future and demand for grain maize for animal feeding will increase greatly in the years to come. To cope with future demand, farmers in the tropics will have to boost their maize production and productivity. "Tropical maize, improvement and production" was prepared by maize specialists and former scientists of the Internati