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Table 2 Food safety–related public health risks in the food market by country name (countries are categorized into developed and developing based on the United Nations (UN) 2019 list)

From: Public health risks related to food safety issues in the food market: a systematic literature review

Food safety issuesCountries where the included full-text articles are conducted
DevelopedDeveloping
Microbial contamination (21)ItalyPhilippines
USANigeria (2)
Greece (2)Mexico (2)
Spain (2)Sudan
UK (2)India (2)
South Africa
Iran
Thailand
Tanzania
Bangladesh
Chemical contamination (15)Saudi Arabia (2)China (2)
USATunisia
Belgium (2)Nigeria (2)
CanadaEgypt
ItalyBangladesh (2)
Food adulteration (9)TaiwanBangladesh (3)
India (2)
Pakistan
Ethiopia (2)
Misuse of additives (11)USA (2)India (4)
TaiwanPakistan(2)
 Iran
Indonesia
Mislabeling (17)aIrelandChina
USA (3)Malaysia
Italy (3)India
Spain (4)Egypt (2)
GreekSouth Africa
CanadaBrazil (2)
Belgium 
Genetically modified foods (4)bUSAEastern Caribbean
Canada 
Food past use-by dates (6)CanadaNigeria
USAIndonesia
Bangladesh
Kenya
  1. Numbers in the bracket show the number of full-text articles included
  2. aThere are studies conducted in two and/or three different countries. In this case, we may count one study twice and /or three times.
  3. bOne study was conducted in a general context. So, we did not include it when we categorize studies in regions