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Cover for Do agricultural commodity prices respond to GMO bans?

This paper assesses the significance of bans imposed by major food companies against bioengineered commodities by investigating the response of commodity prices to such bans. A minimal negative impact of ban announcements on soyabean prices was observed. It is concluded that the market quickly...

Author(s)
Parcell, J. L.; Kalaitzandonakes, N. G.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997476)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Comparing consumer responses towards GM foods in Japan and Norway.

This paper reports a willingness-to-pay study comparing consumer responses towards genetically modified (GM) foods by consumers in Japan and Norway. This study was based on 400 personal interviews in both Japan and Norway. Contingent valuation questions were included in the survey. The food...

Author(s)
McCluskey, J. J.; Grimsrud, K. M.; Wahl, T. I.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997476)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Willingness to pay for GM foods: results from a public survey in the USA.

This paper analyses an Ohio (USA) survey on the consumer acceptance of GM foods and conducts a contingent valuation of the willingness to pay for 3 selected products with and without GMO ingredients, i.e., vegetable oil, salmon and cornflake breakfast cereal. It was found that consumers were...

Author(s)
Chen, H. Y.; Chern, W. S.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997476)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A comparison of consumer attitudes towards GM food in Italy and the USA.

This USA-Italy comparison indicated that half of the US consumers but only 25% of the Italian consumers were familiar with GM foods. Italian consumers are less likely to read nutrition labels. Most US consumers are willing to buy GM foods, while only 43% of Italian consumers are willing to buy GM...

Author(s)
Wolf, M. M.; Bertolini, P.; Parker-Garcia, J.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997476)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Consumer attitudes towards GM food in Ireland and the USA.

This comparative study showed that consumers in the USA and Irish Republic had similar levels of familiarity with GM foods. Irish consumers reported more negative attitudes regarding GM food and supported mandatory labelling in the first phase of the research. In the second phase, consumer...

Author(s)
Wolf, M. M.; McDonnell, J.; Domegan, C.; Yount, H.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997476)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Attitudes towards GM food in Colombia.

This paper makes an initial examination of consumer attitudes in Colombia toward GM food. It follows on from research previously conducted in the USA and Irish Republic. First, the methods are briefly described and some characteristics of the sample population are noted. Second, some general...

Author(s)
Pachico, D.; Wolf, M. M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997476)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Consumer acceptance and development perspectives of functional food in Germany.

This paper addresses the market acceptance of 'functional' food in Germany. Functional foods are distinguished from conventional foods since they claim distinctive health and convenience characteristics. A study included in this paper relates the demand for functional foods to consumer attitudes....

Author(s)
Dustmann, H.; Weindlmaier, H.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997476)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Factors explaining opposition to GMOs in France and the rest of Europe.

This paper provides comparative data from a number of countries and documents the trends towards more suspicion and concerns regarding GM foods in many countries. Suspicion is related to food safety risk and to environmental risk. European consumers are more concerned than US consumers,...

Author(s)
Bonny, S.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997476)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Consumer attitudes towards GM foods: the modelling of preference changes.

This paper utilizes an applied general equilibrium model to analyse the price, production and trade consequences of increased consumer acceptance of GM foods.

Author(s)
Nielsen, C. P.; Thierfelder, K.; Robinson, S.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997476)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Consumer purchasing behaviour towards GM foods in the Netherlands.

This paper reports a study on consumer expenditure response to GM-free labelling in supermarkets in the Netherlands. It was found that consumers in the Netherlands did not respond negatively to the GM-labelled products.

Author(s)
Marks, L. A.; Kalaitzandonakes, N. G.; Vickner, S. S.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997476)
Type
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