Quality assurance of cereals - Past, present, future

Radomir Lásztity, András Salgó

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The today accepted requirements and the system of quality assurance is a result of long-term development starting with food regulations of ancient societies, continuing with activity of Trade Guilds in Middle Ages and with the beginning of modern food legislation in 19-th century till today's harmonization of food standards at international level. The problems of quality assurance in connection with globalization and present situation in Central East-European countries as well as the future trends in quality assurance are discussed. Particularly the food safety requirements, breeding technologies, functional foods, and new analytical and quality control methods are investigated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5-13
Number of pages9
JournalPeriodica Polytechnica Chemical Engineering
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2002


  • Cereals
  • Food safety
  • Quality
  • Quality assurance
  • Quality control methods
  • Wheat

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemical Engineering(all)

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