Quality risk and action in sourcing/procurement: an empirical study of food fraud cases in UK

Jie Ma, Mike Tse, Minhao Zhang, Pervaiz Akhtar

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    Abstract

    It is never an easy task to govern the contemporary food provisioning and prevent contaminated foods from reaching further down of the chains. This paper aims to investigate the ex post practices to manage food supply chain quality risk. The data is collected from 133 practitioners in UK food industry. The results indicate that obtaining information and seeking government support are two of the ex post actions to reduce risk and make a fast recovery from the emerging incident. Other actions including checking with suppliers and disclose suppliers information. These are deemed to be actions to reduce supply chain complexity and increase product traceability.
    Original languageEnglish
    Publication statusPublished - 5 Jul 2017
    Event24th International Annual EurOMA Conference - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Duration: 5 Jul 20177 Jul 2017

    Conference

    Conference24th International Annual EurOMA Conference
    Abbreviated titleEurOMA 2017
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    CityEdinburgh
    Period5/07/177/07/17

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