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Responsible fish trade and food security

Responsible fish trade and food security

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Published by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fish trade -- Safety measures.,
  • Seafood industry -- Safety measures.,
  • Food adulteration and inspection.,
  • Food industry and trade -- Safety measures.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 101-102).

    Statementedited by John Kurien.
    SeriesFAO fisheries technical paper -- no. 456.
    ContributionsKurien, John., Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations., NORAD Environmental Co-operation Programme.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 102 p. :
    Number of Pages102
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18252674M
    ISBN 109251053766

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