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Published by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, OECD Publications and Information Centre [distributor] in Paris, Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • European Economic Community countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Product safety -- Standards -- European Economic Community countries.,
    • International trade.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Committee on Consumer Policy. Working Party on Consumer Safety.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTS175 .C657 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination73 p. ;
      Number of Pages73
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1761332M
      ISBN 109264134794
      LC Control Number92109073

      FOOD QUALITY AND STANDARDS – Vol. I - Food Laws and Regulation - Radomir Lásztity ©Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) and international organizations (e.g., the Codex Alimentarius Commission of FAO/WHO). Hygienic practices deal .


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