Implementation of hygiene rules for local and small-scale production: the Austrian example
How Austria has used of flexibility and adapted hygiene guidelines to traditional ways of food production and small-scale farmers
Rural topic(s): Local food Chains
Type: proceedings of a symposium
Date of publication: March 21, 2014
Author(s) of the document: Christian Jochum
Document presented during the International workshop: « Local Food Matters, finding the good balance between hygiene rules, small-scale production and quality ».20-22 March 2014.
Christian Jochum explains how Austria has used of flexibility and adapted hygiene guidelines to traditional ways of food production and small-scale farmers.
Here is the web address of the Austrian Ministry of Health, where all the guidelines which we have been elaborated are officially published:
Keywords: hygiene rules, local food systems, direct selling, flexibility