Research on the problems and Countermeasures of China's production of food safety supervision
|School||Shandong Normal University|
|Keywords||production field food security supervision|
As a well-known Chinese saying goes,“The people are the top priority of a country; foodis the top priority of the people and security is the top priority of all food.” Food security is asocial issue concerning millions of people. The frequent occurrences of major food securityincidents in the past few years have set off the alarm for the issue. The severe status-quo offood security has hurt the people’s already fragile nerves and has tested their psychologicalendurance. Faced with the immoral and unlawful food security incidents, we shouldcomprehensively reflect on the insufficiency of our work on the issue because the situation hasmade the people doubtful of the government’s supervising capability and has impaired thegovernment’s credibility. Therefore, how to improve the effectiveness of supervision hasbecome a crucial administrative theme.This article tries to reflect on the issue of food security from the perspective of theproduction field. Beginning with concerning concepts, this article analyses the existingproblems and the factors influencing food security. Some of the problems are: whether or notthe rights and responsibilities in the supervision system are properly oriented; whether or notthe supporting system is effective; whether or not the supervision is in place; whether or notthe law enforcement is effective, etc. This article makes proposals to tackle the food securitysupervision issue from the following perspectives: revision of related regulations and acts,unification of food security criteria, perfection of the food security mechanism, establishmentof the risk pre-warning mechanism, perfection of the information releasing mechanism, andperfection of the food-recall mechanism. This will push us to regard food security issue morecautiously, scientifically, objectively and justly, making a basis for the government to takefurther measures.