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Control System for Processing Operations the Hazard Analysis and C...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: The Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) system is the most widely used and internationally accepted food safety management system in the world. The main goal of applying HACCP plans in abattoirs is to ensure that animals are slaughtered and dressed under conditions that mean the meat will carry minimal public health risk. A HACCP plan has the following advantages ... it is proactive and preventive ... it is owned by the meat plant ... it is system...

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Second Fao/Who Global Forum of Food Safety Regulators

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: 1) Introduction Effective food control systems are essential to protect the health of consumers. They are also vital in enabling countries to assure safety and quality of food products for international trade and to verify that imported food products meet national requirements. The legal framework for food safety in the European Union Member States is currently in process. Serious food safety incidents during the nineties urged the European Union and other count...

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Fishery and Resource Management of Tropical Sea Cucumbers in the I...

By: Xiangmin Li

Nutrition Reference Publication

Abstract: Dongsha Islands, Nansha Islands, Xisha Islands and Zhongsha Islands in the South China Sea, located in the subtropics, are rich in sea cucumber resources. There are eighteen species of sea cucumbers in the area: Actinopyga echinites, A. lecanora, A. mauritiana, A. miliaris, Bohadschia argus, B. marmorata, Holothuria arenicola, H. atra, H. cinerascens, H. edulis, H. impatiens, H. leucospilota, H. nobilis, H. pervicax, H. scabra, Stichopus variegatus, S. chlorono...

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Four Year Workplan for Malaysia's Dof/Bobp Phase III Project : Int...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: DESCRIPTION ACTIVITIES J F M A M J J A S O N D J F M A M J J A S O N I ESTABLISH PROFILE MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK 1 Review to Determine Existing institutional and Legal Capabilities for Implementing Preventive and CorrectiveActions in Ornamental Fisheries Components Review of Legai. lnstiiutional and Training Taxis 2 Use Resultsst Legal/lnstitutional Analysis to Determine Composition and Structure Management Framework II BUILDING AWARENESS AND PUBLIC OPINION TO CHAN...

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Preparing National Regulations for Water Resources Management Prin...

By: Stefano Burchi

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Essentially finite stocks of freshwater resources have been coming under increasing pressure to satisfy the ever-growing economic, social and environmental demands of today?s complex, interdependent societies. In response to this pressure, governments virtually everywhere are substituting themselves for individual landowners as the masters or simply the guardians of water resources. As a result, government-administered legislation regulating the development, use...

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29 Invasive Species and the Working for Water Programme in South A...

By: Jan Hendrik Venter

Nutrition Reference Publication

Abstract: Some 750 tree species and 8 000 herbaceous species have been introduced into South Africa. Of these, 1 000 have become naturalized and 200 species have become invasive. The Working for Water project is an interdepartmental initiative that was instigated by South Africa?s Department of Water Affairs and Forestry in 1995 to combat invading alien plants and to create employment. The Departments of Agriculture and Environmental Affairs and Tourism are integrated in...

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Risk Management - Integrated Approaches to the Management of Food ...

By: Peter Simko

Nutrition Reference Publication

Introduction: Slovak Republic is a country where substantial social-political and economic changes have taken place during last 12 years. Since 1989, a new political, economic and social system has been built and a transition of centrally planned economy to the market one has been realised. Of course, these changes have needed to adopt a new legislation, compatible also with international laws. At present time, Slovak republic is a member of associated countries group, t...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 1997, 0419229108 - in...

By: World Health Organization

Medical Reference Publication

Industrialised countries have extensive experience of the problems caused by water pollution and the strategies and technologies available to control it. In the developing world, although pollution is increasing rapidly with urbanisation and industrialisation, most countries have very limited experience of pollution control measures or of the institutional and legislative frameworks needed to make such measures effective. On the other hand, the Collaborative Council's de...

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In Order to Safeguard the Important Role That Marine Capture Fishe...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: In order to safeguard the important role that marine capture fisheries play with regard to employment, income and food security, up-to-date information on the sector is needed to monitor the effect of management measures, regulations and government policies on its economic and financial health. This paper presents the findings of studies on the economic and financial performance of marine capture fisheries carried out in 13 African, Asian, Caribbean, European an...

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Near East Regional Integrated Pest Management (Ipm) Programme

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: The use of pesticides in the Near East Region is associated with growing health and environmental problems. Standards on pesticide residues, in particular, for export to Western markets, are becoming more stringent. onsumer concern about food safety is creating markets for food products of better quality. The project, which is financed by the extraordinary Italian ontribution to FAO Trust Fund for Food Security and Food Safety, strengthens the capability of gove...

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Reorganization of Consumer Health Protection and Food Safety in Ge...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: THE NEW INSTITUTIONS The Act concerning the reorganization of consumer health protection and food safety (Federal Law Gazette I, p. 3081), that took effect on 1 November 2002, institutionally separated the fields of risk assessment and risk management from each other. The cooperation with the European Union in the exercise of legislative control and supervisory functions between the Federal Government and the L?nder (federal states) is also subject to improvemen...

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Social and Economic Impacts of Aquatic Animal Health Problems in A...

By: Wei Qi

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: The rapid development of fisheries in China has been noted worldwide in recent years, and aquaculture has played a very important role. In 1998, aquaculture production was 21.8 million mt, which accounted for more than 55% of total fisheries production. However, the negative impact of disease is becoming increasingly serious. Finding an effective resolution to this problem is the main topic for many international and regional activities, and the Government of Ch...

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Recent Trends in Monitoring, Control and Surveillance Systems for ...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: For many years, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has assisted national fisheries administrations in addressing the issues they confront in managing and developing fisheries. This paper is intended to enhance and update FAO Fisheries Technical Paper, No. 338, entitled An introduction to monitoring, control and surveillance for capture fisheries.1 Since the release of the earlier paper, many new legal concepts and agreements have b...

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Legal Trends in Wildlife Management

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Legal trends in wildlife management ...

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Water Quality Concerns in Drainage Water Management

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: There are several factors to consider when determining the opportunities for and constraints on the safe use, treatment and disposal of agricultural drainage water. Information and data desired at the site of drainage water production include: rate of drainage water production per unit area, chemical concentration of constituents of concern, and the rates of mass emission. Drainage water management requires additional information and data on drainage water quali...

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Live Stock to 2020 the Next Food Revolution

By: Christopher Del Gado

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Fore word The com bined per cap ita con sump tion of meat, eggs, and milk in devel op ing coun tries grew by about 50 per cent from the early 1970s to the early 1990s. As incomes rise and cit ies swell, people in the devel op ing world are diver si fy ing their diets to include a vari ety of meats, eggs, and dairy products. This trend toward diversified eating habits is likely to continue for some time to come and it has led to considerable controversy about the...

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Setting a Course for Sustainable Marine Aquaculture

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: ACKNOWLEDGING THE GROWING SIGNIFICANCE OF MARINE AQUACULTURE As traditional harvest fisheries have approached and exceeded sustainable levels, the farming of fish, shellfish, and aquatic plants in marine and fresh waters has become a burgeoning global industry. These animals can be raised in everything from nearly natural environments to enclosed structures, such as ponds, cages, and tanks, where they are fed and treated to maximize their growth rate. In the Uni...

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Public and Private Aspects of Veterinary Public Health Delivery Sy...

By: A. Lee Willingham

Nutrition Reference Publication

Introduction: Veterinary Public Health (VPH) is an essential component of public health and incorporates various types of cooperation between the many relevant disciplines involved in the interaction between people, animals and the environment they share. VPH programmes should not be viewed as operating in isolation, but as making an important contribution, as part of an intersectoral collaborative approach, to the improvement of a country?s infrastructure, economy and r...

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Office of Personnel Management (Opm): General Schedule

By: Department of Defense

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: OPM OCC OPM OCC TITLE D.O.D. OCC 0006 Correctional Institution Administration 270800 0007 b Correctional Officer 183100 0011 b Bond Sales Promotion 270100 0018 Safety and Occupational Health Management 241000 0019 Safety Technician 149300 0020 Community Planning 250400 0021 Community Planning Technician 149600 0023 Outdoor Recreation Planning 271400 0025 Park Ranger 271400 0028 Environmental Protection Specialist 270100 0029 Environmental Protection Assistant 15...

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Biological Databases and Informatics

Excerpt: The National Science Foundation (NSF) believes that future advances in the biological sciences will depend both upon the creation of new knowledge and upon effective management of proliferating information. The biological sciences have become increasingly data rich. Developing integrated views of species, development and evolution, documenting species diversity and tracking long-term environmental change are just a few examples of biological research programs th...

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