Resende-Filho, Moises and Buhr, Brian (2010): Economics of traceability for mitigation of food recall costs.
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We rely on case study interviews and on the literature to develop conceptual and process simulation models for investigating the value of traceability for food recall. Our models incorporate quality control in a vertical food supply chain and identify key factors that affect the value of traceability. Simulations for recalls caused by Escherichia coli O157:H7 contaminations in ground beef demonstrate the value of traceability for reducing recall costs. Our models enable firms and policy makers to simulate alternative costs/values for traceability as improved cost parameters and uses of information systems become more standardized.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Economics of traceability for mitigation of food recall costs|
|Keywords:||Food safety; quality control; recall; risk assessment; risk modeling; traceability|
|Subjects:||L - Industrial Organization > L6 - Industry Studies: Manufacturing > L66 - Food ; Beverages ; Cosmetics ; Tobacco ; Wine and Spirits
Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics ; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q1 - Agriculture > Q12 - Micro Analysis of Farm Firms, Farm Households, and Farm Input Markets
M - Business Administration and Business Economics ; Marketing ; Accounting ; Personnel Economics > M1 - Business Administration > M11 - Production Management
|Depositing User:||Moises Resende-Filho|
|Date Deposited:||30. Dec 2010 20:50|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 10:03|
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