Iscuss the Implications of diverting the resources dedicated to food safety enforcement into the promotion of healthier eating

Question: Compared to poor diet, food safety enforcement is of relatively small public health significance, Discuss the Implications (in both the short and longer term) of Diverting the Resources Dedicated To Food Safety Enforcement into the promotion of HEALTHIER EATING.

This is a academic assignment and as such must be PRESENTED in an APPROPRIATE STYLE. It is ESSENTIAL that it is CORRECTLY REFERENCED and ORIGINAL SOURCES of information will be referred to. Word-process in double space format.

Marks will be allocated as follows, please give appropriate weighting in essay:

Presentation including grammatical style and spelling 15%
Use of original reference sources and appropriate referencing system 10%
Identification and discussion of the relevant subject matter 60%
Conclusions and recommendations
Harvard Style Referencing

Please use from the following ONLY:

Advisory Committee on Microbiological Safety of Food.
Report on Vacuum Packaging and Associates Processes. HMSO.

Advisory Committee on the Microbial Safety of Food (ACMSF), Microbiological Safety of Foods Parts I and II. Report on Advisory Committee on the Microbial Safety of Food  Richmond Report, HMSO.

Advisory Committee on the Microbial Safety of Food (ACMSF) (1995) Report on verocytotoxin Escherichia coli, HMSO.

Attwood, B. Butterworths Food Law, Butterworths, 2000.

Bell, C. and Kyriakides, A. E. coli : a practical approach to the organism and its control in foods. London : Blackie Academic & Professional, 1998

Communicable Disease in the East Midlands, HPA Section on Food borne disease
/uk/infections/topics_az/salmonella/se_update.html

Shapton, D.A. & Shapton, N.F. (Ed.) Principles and Practices for the Safe Processing of Foods. Butterworth  Heinemann.

Stranks, J. and Bernstein, W. Food safety law and practice. London : FT Law & Tax, 1996

Wilson, A. Practical Meat Inspection. 5th Ed. Blackwell Scientific. (ISBN 0632029587).

Food Safety Enforcement
R Malcolm J Pointing

Food Safety Law and Practise
J Stanks
W Brenstien

Food Hygiene Handbook
Richard Springer

Food Safety Management
J Stanks

Auditing Food Safety
D Macdonald Dagmar Engel

The Prevention of Food Poisoning
Jill Tricket

Management of Outbreaks of Food borne Illness
Department of Health

Food Inspection and Control
Fiona Bushell

Food Safety Law in the European Union
Bernd van der Meulen
Menno van der Velde

Food Law Code of Practice
Food Standards agency

Useful Websites:


Codex/Default.htm
Poisoning
Foodlink
Pesticides Safety Directorate (PSD)
Rowett Research Institute
IFST: Institute of Food Science and Technology (UK)
Codex Alimentarius

Technical Indexes: Food and Drink. All relevant food legislation and codes of practice can be accessed from this site along with all the Advisory Committee on Microbiological Safety of Food reports and the Pennington Report. And access top the LACORS information database.

Electronic Books: Clays Handbook of Environmental Health  a useful Chapter giving an overview on food safety.