Hazard vs Risk - Food Toxicology

Hazard vs Risk in Food Toxicology

Hazard vs Risk

This video introduces the concepts of hazard vs risk within the framework of food safety control. Identifying hazards and estimating the risks are central components in ensuring food safety and safeguarding public health.

“Hazard” and “risk” are commonly used in scenarios where possible adverse outcomes are expected. Though these two terms are related, they are distinct entities with different meanings.

Hazard is a factor or agent which may lead to undesirable effects, whereas risk refers to the probability that the effect will occur.

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