Understanding food safety - Facts and background
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In this brochure you will learn about the basis of the food safety system, how food safety control works and what the risks are. The facts, gures and examples contained in this publication reect what is necessary to ensure a high level of protection.
Deutsche Version: Lebensmittelsicherheit verstehen - Fakten und Hintergründe
As of: January 2016
The world’s population is growing. But today, at a global level, agriculture is currently producing one third more calories than necessary to feed all the people in the world. That means: In principle, there is enough food for everybody. Nevertheless one person in nine goes to bed hungry. Worldwide there are still 800 million people going hungry.
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Germany, the land of engineering ingenuity and industry, has at the same time always remained a country with a strong agricultural sector. Despite a high population density, half of the land in Germany is farmed. Around one million people, working in approximately 285,000 agricultural enterprises, produce more than 50 billion Euros’ worth of goods a year.
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