publication . Other literature type . Preprint . 2008

Food Safety Incidents, Collateral Damage and Trade Policy Responses: China-Canada Agri-Food Trade

Liu, Huanan; Hobbs, Jill E.; Kerr, William A.; Liu, Huanan; Hobbs, Jill E.; Kerr, William A.;
English
  • Published: 01 Apr 2008
  • Publisher: Unknown
Abstract
As markets become globalized, food safety policy and international trade policy are increasingly intertwined. Globalization also means that food safety incidents are widely reported internationally. One result is that food safety incidents can negatively impact products where no food safety issue exists as consumers lose trust in both foreign and domestic food safety institutions. While the policy framework for dealing with directly effected imported foods is well understood, how to deal with the market failure associated with indirectly affected products within the existing trade policy rules has not been explored. Using the example of China’s 2007 problems wit...
Subjects
free text keywords: Canada, China, cooperation, food safety, market failure, trade policy, Agricultural and Food Policy, International Development, International Relations/Trade,, Agricultural and Food Policy, International Development, International Relations/Trade, Canada, China, cooperation, food safety, market failure, trade policy

Kerr, W.A. (2003). “Science-based Rules of Trade - A Mantra for Some, An Anathema for Others”, The Journal of International Law and Trade Policy 4 (2): 86-97. [OpenAIRE]

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publication . Other literature type . Preprint . 2008

Food Safety Incidents, Collateral Damage and Trade Policy Responses: China-Canada Agri-Food Trade

Liu, Huanan; Hobbs, Jill E.; Kerr, William A.; Liu, Huanan; Hobbs, Jill E.; Kerr, William A.;