FAO READINGS IN ETHICS 1
FAO READINGS IN ETHICS 1

FAO Expert Consultation on Food Safety: Science and Ethics

Rome, Italy
3-5 September 2002

 
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Table of Contents

Executive summary

Background

Introduction

Objectives of the Expert Consultation

Science as a basis for food safety policy

Important values underlying food safety policy

TRUST
OPTIMIZATION AND INFORMED CONSENT
EQUITY

Systems for managing food safety

Making explicit value judgements and other factors that influence risk analysis at the national and international levels

RISK ASSESSMENT
RISK MANAGEMENT
RISK COMMUNICATION

The right to adequate food and food aid

RIGHT TO ADEQUATE FOOD
INTERNATIONAL FOOD AID

Recommendations

Annexes

ANNEX I: LIST OF PARTICIPANTS
ANNEX II: Statements of Principle Concerning the Role of Science in the Codex Decision-Making Process and the Extent to Which Other Factors are Taken into Account

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