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(Overall)

Rank Country Grade 2008 comparison Grade 2008 comparison Rank
1 Denmark Superior Superior 3
2 Australia Superior Superior 4
3 United Kingdom Superior Superior 1
4 Canada Superior Superior 5
4 United States *Superior Average 7
6 Japan Superior Superior 2
7 Finland Average Average 6
8 Netherlands Average Average 12
9 Austria Average Average 14
10 Norway Average Average 9
11 Sweden Average Average 13
12 Switzerland Average Average 8
13 Belgium Poor Poor 16
14 Germany Poor Average 10
15 Ireland **Poor Poor 17
16 France Poor Poor 15
16 Italy **Poor Average 11

*Increased Grade
**Decreased Grade

Excerpts from 2010 Food Safety Performance, Prepared by Dr. Sylvain Charlebois -Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, with Glenn MacKay - May, 2010.

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