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P.A. Luning, W.J. Marcelis, W.M.F. Jongen (2002) Food quality management, Wageningen Pers, The Netherlands.

P.A. Luning, F. Devlieghere, R. Verhé (2006) Safety in the agri-food chain, Wageningen Academic Publishers, The Netherlands.

Jacques Trienekens, Brigitte Petersen, Detert Brinkmann (Eds.) (2009) European pork chains. Diversity and quality challenges in consumer-oriented production and distribution, Wageningen Academic Publishers, The Netherlands.

S.J. de Groot and T. de Ruijter (2004) Quality Control of the private veterinary profession in the Netherlands, Rev. Sci. Tech. Off. Int. epiz., Vol. 23, N 1, pp. 175-185.
EU (2000) Good Practice in Freight Transport, a sourcebook, European Commission.

Com (2009) COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT accompanying the Report from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council on the experience gained from the application of the hygiene Regulations (EC) No 852/2004, (EC) No 853/2004 and (EC) No 854/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004, European Commission.

Loos, P. and Scheer, A.-W. (1995). Vom Informationsmodell zum Anwendungssystem – Nutzenpotentiale für den effizienten Einsatz von Informationssystemen. In König, W. (ed.),

Wirtschaftsinformatik ’95: Wettbewerbsfähigkeit, Innovation, Wirtschaftlichkeit (pp. 185-201). Heidelberg, Germany: Physica.

Thomas, O. (2006). Das Referenzmodellverständnis in der Wirtschaftsinformatik: Historie, Literaturanalyse und Begriffsexplikation. In Loos, P. (ed.), Veröffentlichungen des Instituts für Wirtschaftsinformatik, Vol. 187.

Klaus-Dieter Borchardt (2010) The ABC of European Union Law, Publications Office, European Union.

R.J. Lehmann, J.E. Hermansen, M. Fritz, G. Schiefer (2010) Information services for European Pork Chains – closing the gaps in the information infrastructures, Deliverable IV.2.7, FP6-036245-2 Project Q-Porkchains.

M. F. Barcala, M. Gonzalez-Diaz, E. Raynaud, (2009). The Governance of Quality: The Case of Fresh Meat. Working paper, Universidad de Oviedo, Spain, May 2009, 1-28.

European Communities (2006). Food Quality Assurance and certification Schemes. Stakeholder Hearing. May 11-12. Background paper available at
Barzel Y. (2004). Standards and the forms of Agreements. Economic Inquiry, 42 (1), 1-13.

Hendrikse G. W. J., 2003. Governance of chains and networks: a research agenda. Journal on Chain and Network Science, Vol. 3, n°1, 1-6.

Henson S., Humphrey J., 2008 “Understanding the Complexities of Private Standards in Global Agrifood Chains”. Paper presented at International Workshop on Globalization, Global Governance and Private Standards, Leuven, Belgium, 20 p.

Ponte, S., Gibbon, P., (2005).Quality standards, conventions and the governance of global value chains. Economy and Society. Vol 34, N 1, 1-35

Rakotonandraina N., and L. Sauvée 2009. ‘Cochon de Bretagne’: a Brand and Producers’ Organization. In Trienekens et al., 195-209.

Raynaud E., L. Sauvée and E. Valceschini, 2005. Alignment between Quality Enforcement Devices and Governance Structures in the Agro-food Vertical Chains. Journal of Management and Governance, vol. 7, 47-77.

Raynaud E., L. Sauvée and E. Valceschini, 2009. Aligning Branding Strategies with the Governance of Vertical Transactions. Industrial and Corporate Change, October, vol. 18, n°5, 835-868.

Wever, M., N. Wognum, J. Trienekens, O. Omta, 2010. Alignment between chain quality management and chain governance in EU pork supply chains: A Transaction-Cost-Economics perspective. Meat Science, Vol. 84, n°2, 228-237.

Williamson, O. E., 1996. The Mechanisms of Governance. New York: Oxford University Press.

Williamson, O. E., 1999. Strategy Research: Competence and Governance Perspectives. Strategic Management Journal. 20: 1087-1108.

Williamson, O. E., 2005. The Economics of Governance. The Richard T. Ely lecture, American Economic Review, May, 1-18.

Zylbersztajn D. and E. M. M. Q. Farina, (2005). Dynamics of network governance: a contribution to the study of complex forms. SSRN.