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General Texts

     - General

     - Theories

     - Food safety

     - Traceability

     - Animal welfare

Quality standards

     - Theories (General)

     - Theories (food system)

     - Analysis

     - Case studies

     - International standards

     - Links

 

 

Update:  11-01-2017

General texts

 

General

Allaire G., Boyer R. (Eds.), "La grande transformation de l'agriculture. Lectures conventionnalistes et régulationnistes" INRA, Paris

Berni P., Begalli D. (a cura di) (1997), “I prodotti agroalimentari di qualità: organizzazione del sistema delle imprese”, Atti del XXXII Convegno di studi della SIDEA, Il Mulino, Bologna

Commissione Internazionale per il Futuro dell’Alimentazione e dell’Agricoltura (2003), “Manifesto sul futuro del cibo”, redatto a San Rossore (Italia), 15 luglio 2003

De Haen H. (2000), “Qualità e salubrità degli alimenti nel contesto della globalizzazione”, La Questione Agraria, n.2, pp.49-64 

De Stefano F. (a cura di) (2000), "Qualità e valorizzazione nel mercato dei prodotti agroalimentari tipici", Edizioni Scientifiche Italiane, Napoli 

Di Iacovo F., Moruzzo R. (a cura di) (2005), "La qualità degli alimenti di origine animale. Alla ricerca di un dialogo fra operatori di filiera e consumatori", Franco Angeli, Milano

Gonzalez-Diaz M., Raynaud E. (2007), "La gouvernance de la qualité des produits", Economie Rurale, "Enjeux Internationaux et Institutionnels des signes de qualité et d'origine", n.299, mai-juin, pp.42-57

Harvey M., McMeekin M., Warde A. (Eds.) (2004), "Qualities of food", Manchester University Press, Manchester

Higgins V. (2005), “Agricultural governance: globalization and the new politics of regulation”, Routledge

Josling T., Roberts D., Orden D. (2004), “Food regulation and trade. Toward a safe and open global system”, Institute for International Economics, Washington DC, march  

Lien M.E., Nerlich B. (Eds.) (2004), “The Politics of Food”, Berg, Oxford

Morgan K., Marsden T., Murdoch J. (2006), "Worlds of Food. Place, Power, and Provenance in the Food Chain", Oxford Geographical and Environmental Studies, Oxford University Press, Oxford   

Nicolas F., Valceschini E. (Eds.), Agro-alimentaire: une économie de la qualité, INRA-Economica, Paris

Pacciani A., Belletti G., Marescotti A. (2001), “Problemi informativi, qualità e prodotti tipici. Approcci teorici diversi”, in: Fanfani R., Montresor E., Pecci  (A cura di), “Il settore agroalimentare italiano e l’integrazione europea”, Franco Angeli, Milano, pp.86-115

 

Theories

Akerlof G. (1970), "The markets for “lemons”: Quality, Uncertainty and the Market Mecanism", Quarterly Journal of Economics, LXXXIV, 3

Coestier B., Marette S. (2004), “Economie de la qualité”, La Découverte, Collection Repères, Paris

Dubuisson-Quellier S., Neuville J.P. (Eds.) (2003), "Juger pour échanger. La construction sociale de l'accord sur la qualité dans une économie des jugements individuels". Collection Natures sociales, Éditions de la Maison des sciences de l’homme, Paris

Eymard-Duvernay F. (1986), “La qualification des produits”, in: Salais R., Thévenot L. (a cura di), “Le travail: marchés, règles, conventions”, Parigi, INSEE-Economica

Eymard-Duvernay F. (1993), “La négociation de la qualité”, Economie Rurale, n.217

Gomez P.Y. (1994), "Qualité et théorie des conventions", Economica, Paris

Lancaster K. (1975),Socially optimal product differentiation”, The American Economic Review, sept. pp.567-584       

Nelson R.H. (1976),The Economics of Honest Trade Practices”, Journal of Industrial Economics, 24        

Fanfani R., Montresor E., Pecci  (A cura di), “Il settore agroalimentare italiano e l’integrazione europea”, Franco Angeli, Milano, pp.86-115

Stiglitz J.E. (1987), “The Causes and the Consequences of the Dependence of Quality on Price”, Journal of Economic Literature, 25

 

Food safety

Benozzo M. (2003), “La legislazione alimentare nel diritto comunitario: il regolamento (CE) n. 178/2002”, Osservatorio legislativo – Analisi e commenti   

Borghi P. (2005), "Le politiche comunitarie per la sicurezza alimentare", in: Goldoni P., Sirsi E. (A cura di), "Regole dell'agricoltura e regole del cibo", Atti del Convegno di Pisa, 7-8 luglio 2005. Edizioni Il Campano, Pisa, pp.83-100

Buckwell A. (2002), “Food Safety, food quality and the CAP”, EAAE Congress, Zaragoza, august 

Caiati G. (1999), “Economia e politica della sicurezza alimentare”, Rivista di Economia Agraria, LIV, n.4, dicembre, pp.565-600

De Stefano F. (2007), "Problematiche economico-sociali dei paesi avanzati: intervento pubblico sulla sicurezza alimentare", XLIV Convegno SIDEA, "Produzioni Agroalimentari tra rintracciabilità e sicurezza: analisi economiche e politiche di intervento", Taormina, 8-10 novembre

Grazia C., Green R., Hammoudi A. (A cura di) (2008), "Qualità e sicurezza degli alimenti. Una rivoluzione nel cuore del sistema agroalimentare", Franco Angeli, Milano

Henson S., Caswell J. (1999), “Food safety regulation: an overview of contemporary issues”, Food Policy, vol.24, pp.589-603

Martino G., Perugini C., Sediari T. (2006), "La sicurezza degli alimenti", Donzelli Editore, Roma

Mattei A. (2004), “Le politiche di sicurezza alimentare dell'Unione Europea”, dispense del corso di Economia della cooperazione Internazionale e dello Sviluppo, n.7, Università La Sapienza, Roma

Mazzocchi M. (2005), "Sicurezza alimentare, nutrizione e salute: tendenze recenti in Europa e negli Stati Uniti" AgriregioniEuropa, anno 1, n.3, dicembre  

Lien M.E., Nerlich B. (Eds.) (2004), "The politics of Food", Berg, Oxford

Nestle M. (2002), “Food Politics”, University of California Press, Berkeley

Padilla M. (1996), Les politiques alimentaires", Edition Cujas, Paris 

 

Traceability

Dongo D. (2005), "Sicurezza alimentare e rintracciabilità. Manuale operativo",  Federalimentare e San Paolo Imprese, I libri di Il Sole 24 ore - Agrisole, Milano 

Perito M.A., Giuca S., Macrì M.C. (2006), "La catena agroalimentare, il controllo delle filiere e la tracciabilità dei prodotti", in: Vieri S., Prestamburgo M., Marotta M. (A cura di), "L'agricoltura italiana. Sfide e prospettive di un settore vitale per l'economia della nazione", INEA. Stilgrafica, Roma, pp.459-481

 

Animal welfare

Ara A., Pinducciu D., Vanni F. (2008), "L’atteggiamento dei consumatori e delle consumatrici italiane nei confronti del benessere animale", Laboratorio di Studi Rurali "Sismondi", Working Paper, n.2, 7 gennaio Bennet R.M. (1997), "Farm animal welfare and food policy", Food Policy, 22(4), pp.281-288

Burgess D., Hutchinson W.G. (2005), “Do People Value the welfare of Farm Animals?”, EuroChoice, 4(3), winter, pp.36-42

Henke R., Macrì M.C. (2005), "Il benessere degli animali nei nuovi obiettivi della PAC", in: Casini L. (A cura di), "Riforma della PAC e multifunzionalità: l'agricoltura tra nuove sfide e nuove opportunità", Rivista di Economia Agraria, Anno LX, n.2, giugno, pp.469-490

Macrì M.C. (2004), “Il benessere degli animali nel quadro dell'agricoltura multifunzionale”, in: Henke R. (a cura di), "Verso il riconoscimento di una agricoltura multifunzionale. Teorie, politiche, strumenti", INEA Studi & Ricerche, Edizioni Scientifiche Italiane Roma pp.277-303 (cap.VII)

 

Quality standards

 

Theories (general)

Farrell J., Saloner G. (1985), "Standardization, Compatibility, and Innovation", RAND Journal of Economics, 16(1), Spring, pp.70-83

Farrell J., Saloner G. (1986), "Installed Base and Compatibility: Innovation, Product Preannouncement, and Predation", American Economc Review, 76(5), December, pp.940-955

Farrell J., Saloner G. (1988), "Coordination through Committees and Markets", RAND Journal of Economics, 19(2), Summer, pp.235-252

Holler M., Thisse J.F. (1996), "The economics of standardization: introduction and overview", European Journal of Political Economy, vol.12, pp.177-182

Katz M., Shapiro C. (1985), "Network Externalities, Competition and Compatibility", American Economic Review, 75(3), June, pp.424-440

Kateriz M., Shapiro C. (1986), "Technology Adoption in the Presence of Network Externalities", Journal of Political Economy, n.94, pp.822-841

Matutes C., Regibeau P. (1996), "A selective review of the economics of standardization - Entry deterrence, technological progress and international competition", European Journal of Political Economy, vol.12, pp.183-209

 

Theories (food system)

Allaire G. (2005), "Des secteurs aux normes. Les "peurs alimentaires" et la Régulation du "modèle anthropogénétique"", Economie et Société, Série AG (Systèmes agroalimentaires), n.27, pp.939-954

Becker T. (1999), "The economics of food quality standards", Proceedings of the Second Interdisciplinary Workshop on Standardization Research, University of the Federal Armed Forces, Hamburg, 24-27 May

Busch L. (2000), "The moral economy of grades and standards", Journal of Rural Studies, 16, pp.273-283

Clapp J. (2009), "Corporate interests in US Food Aid Policy: global implications of resistance to reform", in: Clapp J., Fuchs D. (Eds.) (2009), "Corporate power in global agrifood governance", The MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachussets, pp.125-152

Cochoy F. (1998), "Another discipline for the market economy: marketing as a performative knowledge and know-how for capitalism", in: Callon M., "The Locus of the Markets", Blackwell Oxford   

Cochoy F.,. Laurens P., De Terssac G. (Eds) (2001), "Organisation et qualité", Sciences de la société, 46, février

Creyssel P. (1991), "Agro-alimentaire, pour une stratégie de normalisation", Enjeux, 113, AFNOR, Paris

Foray D. (1993), "Standardisation et concurrence: des relations ambivalentes", Revue d'Economie industrielle, n.63, pp.84-101   

Fuchs D., Kalfagianni A., Arentsen M. (2009), "Retail power, private standards, and sustainability in the Global Food System", in: Clapp J., Fuchs D. (Eds.) (2009), "Corporate power in global agrifood governance", The MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachussets, pp.29-60

Gereffi G., Humphrey J., Sturgeon T. (2005), "The governance of global value chains", Review of International Political Economy, 12(1), February pp.78–104

Giacomini C., Mancini M.C. (2006), "Possibili effetti sul mercato dei prodotti agro-alimentari dell'imposizione di nuovi standard di certificazione da parte della GDO", Economia Agro-Alimentare, n.1, pp.59-78

Giovannucci D., Ponte S. (2005), "Standards as a new form of social contract? Sustainability initiatives in the coffee industry", Food Policy, n.30, pp.284-301

Grazia C., Green R., Hammoudi A. (A cura di) (2008), "Qualità e sicurezza degli alimenti. Una rivoluzione nel cuore del sistema agroalimentare", Franco Angeli, Milano

Jukes D. (2000), "The role of science in international food standards", Food Control, n.11, pp.181-194  

Lecraw D. (1984), "Some economic effects of standards", Applied Economics, vol.16

Moschini G. (2006), "Grading, Minimum Quality Standards, and the Labeling of Genetically Modified Products", Department of Economics Working Papers Series, Working Paper # 06012   

Murdoch J., Miele M. (1999), "'Back to nature': Changing worlds of production in the food sector", Sociologia Ruralis, 39(4), pp.465-483

Mutersbaugh T. (2005), "Fighting standards with standards: harmonization, rents, and social accouintability in certified agrofood networks", Environment and Planning vol.37, pp.2033-2051

Mutersbaugh T. (2005), "Just-in-space: Certified rural products, labor of quality, and regulatory spaces", Journal of Rural Studies, n.21, pp.389-402   

Mutersbaugh T., Klooster D., Renard M.C., Taylor P. (2005), "Certifying rural spaces: Quality-Certified Products and Rural Governance. Editorial", Journal of Rural Studies, n.21, pp.381-388

Noltagriea S., Raub M.L. (2006), "Food quality standards in equilibrium models: a discussion of current modeling approaches", Contributed paper prepared for presentation at the International Association of Agricultural Economists Conference, Gold Coast, Australia, August 12-18  

Sage C. (2006), "La qualità nelle reti alternative di produzione alimentare: convenzioni, normative, governance", in: Cavazzani A., Gaudio G., Sivini S. (A cura di),"Politiche, governance e innovazione per le aree rurali", INEA Studi e Ricerche. Edizioni Scientifiche Italiane, Napoli, pp.491-504  

Thévenot L. (1996), "La normalisation dans les relations économiques", in: Casabianca F., Valceschini E. (Eds.), "La qualité dans l'agro-alimentaire: émergence d'un champ de recherches", INRA-SAD Paris, pp.70-75  

Thilmany D.D., Barrett C.B. (1997), "Regulatory Barriers in an Integrating World Food Market", Review of Agricultural Economics, 19(1), pp.91-107

 

Analysis

Aa.Vv. (2004), "Markets, rights and equity: Food and Agricultural standards in a Shrinking World. Recommendations from an international workshop", Institute for Food and Agricultural Standards, Michigan State University East Lansing, MI 48824

Arfini F., Mancini M.C.  "British Retail Consortium (BRC) Standard: a new challenge for firms involved in the Food Chain. Analysis of economic and managerial aspects", in: Schiefer G., Rickert U. (Eds.), "Quality assurance, risk management and Environmental control in agriculture and food supply networks", ILB. Proceedings of the 82nd Seminar of the EAAE. Vol.A,  pp.23-31

Bain C., Deaton B., Busch L. (2005), “Agricultural and Food Standards,” In: Higgins V., Lawrence G. (Eds.) ”Agricultural Governance”, Routledge, Boston

Banca Mondiale (2005), “Food safety and agricultural health standards: challenges and opportunities for developing countries exports”, Poverty Reduction & Economic Management Trade Unit and Agriculture and Rural Development Report, Report No. 31207, january, 10  

Balsevich F., Berdegue J.A., Flores L., Mainville D., Reardon T. (2003), “Supermarkets and Produce Quality and Safety Standards in Latin America,” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 85 (5), December, pp.1147-1154

Bingen J., Busch L. (Eds.) (2006), "Agricultural Standards: The Shape of the Global Food and Fiber System", Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht 

Bonny D. (1994), "La standardisation technologique en agriculture: formes, origine et perspectives à partir du cas francais", Economie Appliquée, vol.XLVI - n.1, pp.75-100  

Bourdieu J., Bruegel M., Stanziani A. (Eds.) (2004), "Nomenclatures et classifications: approches historiques, enjeux économiques", INRA Actes et Communications, n.21, novembre  

Bowbrick P. (1990), "Justifications for compulsory minimum standards", British Food Journal, vol.92 - n.2   

Busch L., Thiagarajan D., Hatanaka M., Bain C., Flores L.G., Frahm M. (2005), “The Relationship of Third-Party Certification (TPC) to Sanitary/Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures and the International Agri-Food Trade: Final Report”, RAISE SPS Global Analytical Report #9, December 2005 - Prepared for USAID under RAISE Task Order 14, "Assistance for Trade Capacity Building in Relation to the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures"

Busch L. (1997), “Grades and Standards in the Social Construction of Safe Food”, Invited paper presented at a conference on the Social Construction of Safe Food, Trondheim, Norway

Busch L., Bain C. (2004),  “New! Improved? The Transformation of the Global Agrifood System.” Rural Sociology. 69(3), pp.321-346

Busch L. (2004), “The Social Construction of Food Safety.” in Lien M. E. , Nerlich B. (Eds.) (2004), “The Politics of Food”, Berg, Oxford, pp.163-178

Busch, L., R. Bingen J., Harris C., Reardon T.. "Standards and Appellations." Invited paper presented at the Salone del Gusto, Torino, Italy, November 9, 1998.

Busch L., Bingen R.J., Harris C., Reardon T. (2000), "Standards Issues in Agricultural Development", Institute for Food and Agricultural Standards Michigan State University Paper presented at USAID Washington, February

Calderini M., Giannaccari A., Granieri M. 2005? "Standard, proprietà intellettuale e logica antitrust nell'industria dell'informazione", Il Mulino, Bologna

Codron, J.-M., J.A. Sterns, and T. Reardon. 2003. Strategic Choices in Produce Marketing: Issues of Compatible Use and Exclusion Costs," Journal of Food Distribution Research, 33(3) November: 1-13

Codron J-M., Sterns P., Busch L. (2000), "Questions de Normes Agro-Alimentaires dans le Contexte de Globalisation, Cahiers d'Economie et Sociologie Rurales, n.55-56, pp.45-51

David P.A., Greenstein S. (1990), "The economics of compatibility standards: an introduction to recent research", Economic of innovation and new technology, vol.1, pp.1-2  

De Sainte Marie C., Valceschini E. (1996), "Les représentations de la qualité à travers les dispositifs juridiques", in: Casabianca F., Valceschini E. (Eds.), "La qualité dans l'agro-alimentaire: émergence d'un champ de recherches", INRA-SAD, Paris, pp.26-33  

Dries L., Leuven K.U., Mancini M.C. (2006), "Food quality assurance and certification schemes. Stakeholder Hearing", European Communities, background paper, 11/12 May  

ETEPS Net (2006), "Economics of food quality assurance and certification schemes managed within an integrated supply chain", Final Report, EUROPEAN COMMISSION DIRECTORATE-GENERAL JRC JOINT RESEARCH CENTRE Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (Seville) Sustainability in Agriculture, Food and Health    

Ferguson C., Carman H. (2002), “Kiwifruit and the “Lemon” Problem: Do Minimum Quality Standards Work?”, IAMA World Food and Agribusiness Congress Firenze, 13-16 giugno

Frohberg K., Grote U., Winter E. (2006), "EU Food Safety Standards, Traceability and Other Regulations: A Growing Trade Barrier to Developing Countries’ Exports?", Contributed paper prepared for presentation at the International Association of Agricultural Economists Conference, Gold Coast, Australia, August 12-18  

Fulponi L. (2005), "Consumatori, norme private e distribuzione agroalimentare", AgriregioniEuropa, anno 1, n.3, dicembre 

Fulponi L. (2006), "Private voluntary standards in the food system: The perspective of major food retailers in OECD countries", Food Policy, n.31 pp.1-13

Gardner B. (2003), "U.S. Food Quality Standards: Fix for Market Failure or Costly Anachronism?", American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 85(3), August, pp.725-730

Giovannucci D. (2008), "Value-adding standards in the North-American Food Standards. Trade opportunities in certified products for developing countries", FAO Commodities and Trade Technical Papers, n.11

Gereffi G., Humphrey J., Sturgeon T. (2005), "The governance of global value chains", Review of International Political Economy, 12(1), February pp.78–104 

Hatanaka M., Bain C., Busch L. (2005), "Third-party certifcation in the global agrifood system", Food Policy, n.30, pp.354-369

Henson S., Reardon T. (2005), "Private agri-food standards: Implications for food policy and the agri-food system", Food Policy, n.30, pp.241-253

Henson S., Jaffee S. (2006), "A Strategic Perspective on the Impact of Food Safety Standards on Developing Countries", Contributed paper prepared for presentation at the International Association of Agricultural Economists Conference, Gold Coast, Australia, August 12-18  

Hobbs J.E., Kerr W.A. (2006), "Consumer information, labelling and international trade in agri-food products", Food Policy, n.31, pp.78-89  

Ireland J.D., Moller A. (2000), "Review of International Food Classification and Description", Journal of Food Composition and Analysis, n.13, pp.529-538  

Krieger S., Schiefer G. (2006), "Quality systems in the agri-food industry – implementation, cost, benefit and strategies", Contributed paper prepared for presentation at the International Association of Agricultural Economists Conference, Gold Coast, Australia, August 12-18  

Jacquet O. (2004), "La mise en place des Appellations d'Origine en Cote d-Or. Conflits d'intérets et enjeux collectifs", in: Bourdieu J., Bruegel M., Stanziani A. (Eds.), "Nomenclatures et classifications: approches historiques, enjeux économiques", INRA Actes et Communications, n.21, novembre, pp.143-154  

Jaffee S., Henson S. (2004), "Standards and Agro-Food Exports from Developing Countries: Rebalancing the Debate", World Bank Policy Research, Working Paper 3348, June  

Jahn J., Schramm M., Spiller A. (2005), "The Reliability of Certification: Quality Labels as a Consumer Policy Tool", Journal of Consumer Policy, n.28, spring, pp.53-73  

Josling T., Roberts D., Orden D. (2004), "Food regulation and trade. Toward a safe and open global system", Institute for International Economics, Washington, DC, march

Hatanaka M, Bain C., Busch L. (forthcoming), “Differentiated Standardization, Standardized Differentiation: the Complexity of the Global Agrifood System.” In T. Marsden and J. Murdoch (Eds.) Between the Local and the Global: Confronting Complexity in the Contemporary Food Sector.

Maertens M., Swinnen J.F.M. (2006), "Standards as Barriers and Catalysts for Trade and Poverty Reduction", Contributed paper prepared for presentation at the International Association of Agricultural Economists Conference, Gold Coast, Australia, August 12-18  

Mahe L.P. (1997), “Environment and quality standards in the WTO: New protectionism in agricultural trade? A European perspective”, European Review of Agricultural Economics, n.24, pp.480-503

Marsden T.K., Arce A. (1995), "Constructing quality: emerging food networks in the rural transition", Environment and Planning, 27(8), pp.1261-1279

Ménard C., Valceschini E. (2005), "New institutions for governing the agri-food industry", European Review of Agricultural Economics, 32(3) pp. 421–440  

Nadvi K., Valtring F. (2002), "Making Sense of Global Standards", Institut für Entwicklung und Frieden der Gerhard-Mercator-Universität Duisburg, INEF Report 

Ponte S., Gibbon P. (2005), "Quality standards, conventions and the governance of global value chains", Economy and Society, 34(1), february, pp.1-31

Reardon T., Codron J.M., Busch L., Bingen J., Harris C. (1999), "Strategic Roles of Food and Agricultural Standards for Agrifood Industries", IAMA World Food and Agribusiness Congress Firenze, 13-16 giugno  

Reardon T., Codron J.M., Bush L., Bingen J., Harris C. (2001), "Global change in agrifood grades and standards: agribusiness strategic response in developing countries", International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, 2(3)

Salvatici L. (1998), "I benefici e i costi di una strategia di regolamentazione della qualità del comparto agro-alimentare", in: CNEL, Rapporto 1997 sull'agricoltura", Documenti CNEL, Roma, pp.275-312  

Sri RAM Khanna (2003), "Food Standards and Safety in a Globalised World: The Impact of Wto and Codex", New Century Publications

Stanziani A. (2004), "Classifications des produits, normes et coordinations des marchés. Le cas du vin en France au XIXe siècle", in: Bourdieu J., Bruegel M., Stanziani A. (Eds.), "Nomenclatures et classifications: approches historiques, enjeux économiques", INRA Actes et Communications, n.21, novembre, pp.121-142 

Tanner J. (2004), "L'ordre du monde alimentaire et le pouvoir des classifications", in: Bourdieu J., Bruegel M., Stanziani A. (Eds.), "Nomenclatures et classifications: approches historiques, enjeux économiques", INRA Actes et Communications, n.21, novembre, pp.15-22   

Thilmany D.D., Barrett C.B. (1997), "Regulatory Barriers in an Integrating World Food Market", Review of Agricultural Economics, 19(1)

Thompson P.B. (2000), "Grades and standards in the context of international trade: Some ethical considerations", Cahier d'Economie et Sociologie Rurale, n.55-56, pp.53-70  (*)

Trienekens J.H., (2006), "Impacts of quality standards on food chains; comparison of three regions", Paper submitted to Iama Symposium

Valceschini E., Maze A., Torre A. (1995), "Le géant, l'aveugle et l'expert. Le role des rapports dans la définition de standards de référence pour le secteur agro-alimentaire", Revue d'Economie Industrielle n.73, 3° trimestre, pp.97-110  

Valceschini E., Saulais L. (2005), "Articulation entre règlementation, normalisation et référentiels dans les industries agroalimentaires",  Rapport Final, Etude financée par le Ministère de l'Agriculture et de la Peche, France, décembre

Vuylsteke A., Collet E., Van Huylenbroeck G., Mormont M. (2003), "Exclusion of farmers as a consequence of quality certification and standardisation", 83rd EAAE Seminar, "Food Quality Products in the Advent of the 21st Century:Production, Demand and Public Policy", Chania, Greece, 4th-7th Septmeber, 2003  

Wilkinsson J. 2002 "The final foods industry within the changing face of the global agro-food system", Sociologia Ruralis, 42(4), October  

World Bank (2005), "Food Safety and Agricultural Health Standards: Challenges and Opportunities for Developing Country Exports", Poverty Reduction & Economic Management Trade Unit and Agriculture and Rural Development Department, report n.31207, january  

World Trade Organization (2005), “World Trade Report 2005. Exploring the links between trade, standards and the WTO”

 

 

Case-studies

Amilien V., Hegnes A. (2002), "The cultural smell of fermented fish", SYAL Colloquium “Les systèmes agroalimentaires localisés: produits, entreprises et dynamiques locales”, Montpellier, France, 16-18 octobre

Aust Stern P., Reardon T.. (2002), “The Role of Institutional Change in the Industrialization Process: The Case of Grades and Standards in the UK-US-Michigan Dry Bean Agrifood System”, IAMA World Food and Agribusiness Congress Firenze, 13-16 giugno

Aust-Sterns P., Reardon T. (2002), “Determinants and Effects of Institutional Change: A Case Study of Dry Bean Grades and Standards,” Journal of Economic Issues, (36)1, pp. 1-16

Bain C., Busch L. (2004), “Standards and Strategies in the Michigan Blueberry Industry”, East Lansing, MI: Michigan Agricultural Experiment Station, Research Report 585

Berdegué J.A., Balsevich F., Flores L., Reardon T. (2005), "Central American supermarkets’ private standards of quality and safety in procurement of fresh fruits and vegetables", Food Policy, n.30, pp.254-269

Charlier C. (2003), "La traçabilité comme un standard de production", Economie Rurale, n.275, mai-juin pp.

Codron J.M., Giraud-Héraud E., Soler L.G. (2005), "Minimum quality standards, premium private labels, and European meat and fresh produce retailing", Food Policy, 30 pp.270-283

Commissione Economica per l'Europa / ONU  "Revised working procedures of the working party on standardization of perishable produce and quality development and its subisidary specialized sections"  

Elizabeth M.M.Q. Farina A., Graciela E. Gutman B,C, Lavarello P.J., Nunes R., Reardon T. (2005), "Private and public milk standards in Argentina and Brazil", Food Policy, n.30, pp.302-315

Gomez Trovar L., Martin L., Gomez Gruz M.A., Mutersbaugh T. (2005), "Certified organic agriculture in Mexico: Market connections and certification practices in large and small producers", Journal of Rural Studies, n.21, pp.461-474  

Gonzalez A.A., Nigh R. (2005), "Smallholder participation and certification in organic farm products in Mexico", Journal of Rural Studies, n.21, pp.449-460  

Henson S. (1997), "Costs and benefits of food safety regulations: fresh meat hygiene standards in the United Kingdom", OCDE/GD(97)149, Parigi  

Henson S., Masakure O., Boselie D. (2005), "Private food safety and quality standards for fresh produce exporters: The case of Hortico Agrisystems, Zimbabwe", Food Policy, n.30, pp.371-384

Kleinwechter U., Grethe H. (2006), "The adoption of the Eurepgap standard by mango exporters in Piura, Peru", Contributed paper prepared for presentation at the International Association of Agricultural Economists Conference, Gold Coast, Australia, August 12-18  

Lombardi P., Spadoni R., Canavari M. (2011), "Impatti dell'adozione del BRC Global Standard for Food Safety nelle imprese agroalimentari italiane", Economia Agro-alimentare, n.3, pp.81-106

Maertens M. (2006), "Trade, Food Standards and Poverty: The Case of High-Value Vegetable Exports from Senegal", Contributed paper prepared for presentation at the International Association of Agricultural Economists Conference, Gold Coast, Australia, August 12-18  

Mainville D.J., Zylbersztajn D., Elizabeth M.M.Q. Farina b, Reardon t. (2005), "Determinants of retailers’ decisions to use public or private grades and standards: Evidence from "the fresh produce market of São Paulo, Brazil", Food Policy, n.30, pp.334-353

Malorgio G., Camanzi L., Grazia C.,(2007),"Effectiveness of European Appellations of Origin on the International wine market", Contributed Paper prepared for presentation at the 105th EAAE Seminar ‘International Marketing and International Trade of Quality Food Products’, Bologna (I), march

Malorgio G., Grazia C. (2007),"Strategie produttive e commerciali della sicurezza alimentare: lo standard GlobalGap e il ruolo delle Organizzazioni di Produttori", XLIV Convegno SIDEA, "Produzioni Agroalimentari tra rintracciabilità e sicurezza: analisi economiche e politiche di intervento", Taormina, 8-10 novembre

Morris C., Young C. (2000), "'Seed to shelf', 'teat to table', 'barley to beer' and 'womb to tomb': discourses of food quality and quality assurance schemes in the UK", Journal of Rural Studies, n.16, pp.103-115  

Palladino G., Setti M. (2005), "Standard ambientali ed ecocondizionalità in agricoltura: un'analisi comparata dei criteri di gestione obbligatori", in: Casini L. (A cura di), "Riforma della PAC e multifunzionalità: l'agricoltura tra nuove sfide e nuove opportunità", Rivista di Economia Agraria, Anno LX, n.2, giugno, pp.223-242

Reardon T., Farina E. (2002), "The rise of food private and safety standards: illustrations from Brazil", International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, 4, pp.413-421  

Renard M.C. (2005), "Quality certification, regulation and power in fair trade", Journal of Rural Studies, n.21, pp.419-431  

Romano D., Cavicchi A., Rocchi B., Stefani G.  "Costs and benefits of compliance for Haccp regulation in the Italian Meat and dairy sector", 84th EAAE Seminar  

Salazar M., Busch L. (2001), “Standards and Strategies in the Michigan Potato Industry”, East Lansing: Michigan Agricultural Experiment Station, Research Report 576

Scott S, Vandergeest P., Young M. (2009), "Certification standards and the Governance fo Green Food in Southeast Asia", in: Clapp J., Fuchs D. (Eds.) (2009), "Corporate power in global agrifood governance", The MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachussets, pp.61-92

Sylvander B. (1997), "Le role de la certification dans les changements de régime de coordination: l'agriculture biologique, du réseau à l'industrie", Revue d'Economie Industrielle, n.80, 2° trimestre, pp.47-66  

Sylvander B., Biencourt O. (2000), "La négociation des normes sur les produits animaux: Une approche procédurale sur le cas du lait cru", Cahier d'Economie et Sociologie Rurale, n.55-56, pp.71-90

Sylvander B., Biencourt O. (2006), "The procedural working out of agreements, the case of raw milk cheesses", in: Bingen J., Busch L. (Eds.), "Agricultural standards: the shape of the global food and fiber system", Kluwer Academic Publishers Dordrecht 

Tanaka K., Busch L. (2003), “Standardization as a Means for Globalizing a Commodity: The Case of Rapeseed in China”, Rural Sociology, 68(1), pp.25-45

Vermeulena H., Jordaana D., Korstenb L., Kirsten J. (2006), Private Standards, Handling and Hygiene in Fruit Export Supply Chains: "A Preliminary Evaluation of the Economic Impact of Parallel Standards", Contributed paper prepared for presentation at the International Association of Agricultural Economists Conference, Gold Coast, Australia, August 12-18  

 

International standards

Aruoma O.I. "The impact of food regulation on the food supply chain", (2006), Toxicology, n.221, pp.119-127

Boutrif E. (2003), "The new role of Codex Alimentarius in the context of WTO/SPS agreement", Food Control, n.14, pp.81-88  Qua-313

Codex Alimentarius Commission (2001), “Codex Alimentarius. Food Labelling: complete texts”,  Joint FAO/WHO Food Standards Programme, Revised 2001

Eurep-Gap (2004), Punti di Controllo & Criteri di Adempimento Frutta e Ortaggi Versione 2.1. Oct 04   

Fairtrade “Labelling Organizations International Generic Fairtrade Standards for Small Farmers' Organisations”

FAO (2005), "Understanding the Codex Alimentarius", FAO-WHO Roma 

IFS International Food Standard  "Standard for auditing retailer (and wholesaler) branded food products", powerpoint presentation   

Jaffee S., Masakure O. (2005), "Strategic use of private standards to enhance international competitiveness: Vegetable exports from Kenya and elsewhere", Food Policy, n.30, pp.316-333

Jouin-Mouline M.H. (French Ministry of Agriculture) (2005), Presentation of the French “Label Rouge” Food quality assurance and certification schemes managed within an integrated supply chain Brussels, Thursday 7 April 2005   

Lazo A. (2005), EUREPGAP, The Global Partnership for Safe and Sustainable Agriculture Food quality assurance and certification schemes managed within an integrated supply chain Brussels, Thursday 7 April 2005   

Mahé L.P. (1997), "Environment and quality standards in the WTO: New protectionism in agricultural trade? A European perspective", European Review of Agricultural Economics, n.24, pp.480-503

Maskus K. (2000), "Regulatory Standards in the WTO", Institute for International Economics,  january

Nienhoff H.J. (2005), "The QS System: a cross-border voluntary system for certified quality assurance", Food quality assurance and certification schemes managed within an integrated supply chain, Brussels, Thursday 7 April 2005

OECD  "Agricultural codes and schemes for international trade", Paris 

OCSE (2005), “Standards and conformità assessment in trade: minimising bariers and maximising benefits. Workshop and policy dialogue”, Berlin, 21-22 November

Silverglade B.A. (2000), "The WTO Agreement on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures: Weakening Food Safety Regulations to Facilitate Trade?", Food and Drug Law Journal, Vol.55, pp.517-524

 

Links

 a) International Organizations

UNECE - United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (Agricultural Standards)
OECD page on Standardisation of food and agriculture
OECD (Washington Center)
World Health Organization (WHO)
World Bank page on Standards, Regulation and Trade
Codex Alimentarius

ISO International Organization For Quality

 

b) Public bodies

Food Standards Agency (United Kingdom)

Food quality standards (USDA—USA)

UNI—Ente Nazionale Italiano di Unificazione

Q & C—Portale della qualità

 

c) Private standards

Euro-Retailer Produce Working Group (EUREP)

IFS International Food Standard

BRC Global Standards

 

d) Research Institutes

Center for the Study of Standards in Society (Michigan University)
University of Reading: Food Law on the World Wide Web

Agrifoodstandards

Standards and Trade Development Facility

 

e) Control and Certification enterprises

AQA (Agenzia per la Garanzia della Qualità in Agricoltura)

Checkfruit

Omniacerta

CSQA

DNV

ICEA

IMCERT

Bureau Veritas

 

f) Food Tasters

Organizzazione Nazionale Assaggiatori Salumi

Organizzazione Nazionale Assaggiatori Formaggio

Organizzazione Nazionale Assaggiatori di Vino

Organizzazione Nazionale Assaggiatori Frutta

Organizzazione Nazionale Assaggiatori Olio di Oliva

Istituto Internazionale Assaggiatori Caffè

 

 

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