Managing Food Safety and Hygiene

Managing Food Safety and Hygiene

Governance and Regulation as Risk Management

Bridget M. Hutter

Food safety and hygiene is of critical importance to us all, yet, as periodic food crises in various countries each year show we are all dependent on others in business and public regulation to ensure that the food we consume in the retailing and hospitality sectors is safe. Bridget Hutter considers the understandings of risk and regulation held by those in business and considers the compliance pressures on managers and owners, and how these relate to understandings of risk and uncertainty.

Appendix: Phase 2 Questionnaires

Bridget M. Hutter

Subjects: development studies, agricultural economics, economics and finance, agricultural economics, environment, agricultural economics, disasters, law - academic, health law, politics and public policy, public policy, regulation and governance


Appendix 2: Phase 2 questionnaires RED Questionnaire for Managers Introductory cover page Who are we? We are academic researchers which means that we have to be unbiased, independent and not represent any commercial interests. We work for CARR (Centre for Analysis of Risk and Regulation) an academic research centre based at LSE, or to give it its full name, London School of Economics and Political Science which is part of the University of London. Your senior management have very generously agreed to support this academic research project by allowing us to contact you and your colleagues. We must emphasise that all individual responses will be treated as confidential. You do not have to write your name or contact details on this questionnaire. What is the questionnaire for? The questionnaire is for an academic research project. The aim is to further our understanding of food safety and food hygiene practices and to help to promote better and more user-friendly ways of managing food safety and food hygiene risks. The results from this research will also allow CARR academics to gain insights into how your business really works. These results will be written up in a series of academic and practitioner publications by Professor Hutter. Copies of these publications will be publicly available and organisations that have taken part in the research will receive a summary of these results. What do you have to do? Answer the questions in this questionnaire. To do this you either have to put a...

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