The Quality Management of Food Supply Chain in Perspective of Food Safety

  • Gang Liu
  • Li Guo
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics book series (SPBE)


Food safety is become more and more valued by the public and the government. Due to a large number of stakeholders of food safety, it is very necessary for business managers and researchers to improve the quality of food from the perspective of food supply chain. Consequently, the study introduces the concept of supply chain quality management (SCQM) into the food safety management, taking SCQM as an important practice tool for quality control in order to achieve food safety. The paper develops the supply chain quality management (SCQM) models for food safety, and takes Yili as a case to verify the model. We propose a Quality-SCM framework that including supplier selection, supplier participation and QM practice in order to implement the quality control for the whole food supply chain.


Food safety Quality management Supply chain management Yili 



This research was financially supported by the quality improvement project for postgraduate education of Tianjin agricultural university in 2017(Project No: 2017YJG007), and also supported by the innovation and entrepreneurship training program for college students in Tianjin (Project No: 201510061029), China.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gang Liu
    • 1
  • Li Guo
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Economy and Management, Tianjin Agricultural UniversityTianjinChina

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