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TITLE Using Microbiological Risk Assessment (MRA) in Food Safety Management   MRA workshop report.pdf (344.3 KB)
Document ID LIB557
Document type Scientific experts report/advice
Issue date 14/08/2007
Document reference ISBN 90-78637-05-9
Original language of the document English
Document produced by ILSI Europe a.i.s.b.l. organisation visiting card
Document financed by ILSI Europe Risk Analysis in Microbiology Task Force
Scientific domains
Policy domains
  • Consumer protection
  • Food safety

DOCUMENT TEXT

Short description  Guidelines and principles for microbiological risk assessment (MRA) have been elaborated through the role of the Codex Alimentarius Commission as the recognised standard-setting body for safe foods in international trade. The focus of the workshop reported on here was to build up a good understanding (i) of the variety of microbiological risk assessment (MRA) approaches developed by different risk assessors since this methodology began to evolve (mid-1990s) and (ii) of the purpose and context of individual MRAs. Based on that understanding, the workshop intended to discuss two aspects that are important for an MRA to be useful: utility (related
to the usefulness regarding the purpose an MRA has been developed for) and validity (the trueness or correctness of an MRA).
Abstract (focusing on the key recommendations)  NA
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