Supply Chain Contracts and Food Safety
S. Andrew Starbird
Santa Clara University - Department of Operations Management & IS
Choices: The Magazine of Food, Farm, and Resource Issues, Vol. 20, No. 2, 2005
In this article, I examine how supply chain contracts can be designed to improve the safety of purchased inputs. Contracts are frequently used to govern the exchange of goods, services, information, and money between supply chain participants. Even when sellers have more information about the product safety than buyers do, contracts can be used to enhance food safety.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 5
Keywords: contracts, supply chain, food safety
JEL Classification: Q13, L14Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: May 17, 2006
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