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ISSN: 2450-7733     eISSN: 2300-4096    OAI    DOI: 10.18276/sip.2017.47/3-28
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Issue archive / nr 47/3 2017
Notifications to food from European Union countries in the rasff

Authors: Marcin Pigłowski
Gdynia Maritime University
Keywords: dangerous food European market Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF)
Year of publication:2017
Page range:14 (345-358)
Klasyfikacja JEL: C38 F40 L66 N34 N74
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In the article there is presented a study which investigated from which European Union countries dangerous food under the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) was most commonly notified. 13,662 notifications from 2000 to 2015 were examined. The cluster analysis using tree clustering and k-means clustering was applied, as well as scatterplots. The programs Excel and Statistica 12 were used for the necessary calculations. The relationship between the origin country of dangerous food and other variables (and values that occurred most often) were indicated: product category (fish from Spain, meat from Germany), product type (food), notification type (alert and information), year (2011–2014), notification basis (official controls on the market), notifying country (according to product categories: Italy, Germany), distribution status (distribution on the market (possible)), actions taken (withdrawal from the market, recall from consumers) and risk decision (undecided).
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