Food safety in Poland in the aspect of European Union integration
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Food safety and quality are main issues in food economics. The first part of this paper deals with food quality in Poland before and after the process of integration with the EU. The conducted analysis have confirmed the improvement of Polish food quality. The sanitary conditions of Polish processing plants have also improved. But the concentration of nitrates is still very high in some vegetable products. The second part contains an analysis of the Polish exports and imports and their changes in the economic transition process. Wheat imports were higher than exports. In addition to this, the survey proved that Poland is self-sufficient in food production and food safety has improved in the transition period.
- Chair of Agribusiness and Environmental Economics, Department of Environmental Management and Agriculture, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Plac Lodzki 2, 10-957 Olsztyn-Kortowo, Poland
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