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Input of Key Actors in the Development of the General Framework

  • M. DreyerEmail author
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Part of the Risk, Governance and Society book series (RISKGOSO, volume 15)

Introduction

The General Framework as described in the first part of this book does not result from desk research which took place in academic isolation. It rather reflects the input gained by interviews with and involvement of key actors in the field of food safety governance. One initial source of information were the results obtained through a series of interviews with officials, policy-makers, industry actors, and non-governmental organisations in several EU-Member States and at EU-level. These interviews were conducted for the comparative institutional analysis of food safety regulation in Europe (Vos & Wendler 2006a).1). From this empirical material important insights were gained into current provisions regarding precaution, participation, the policy-science interface and related reform challenges, and further reforms needed, thus serving as a source of information for the design of the first concept of a General Framework for Food Safety Governance in Europe.2

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Keywords

Food Safety Workshop Participant Interface Activity Governance Process Governance Framework 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.DIALOGIKNon-Profit Institute for Communication and Cooperation ResearchStuttgartGermany

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