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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Using simulated test marketing to examine purchase interest in food products that are positioned as GMO-free.

This paper uses a simulated test marketing methodology to examine the impact of a GM-free label on consumer purchase for two snack products. This study found that for these 2 products, GM-free labelling did not have an impact on consumption. This finding is actually consistent with studies of...

Author(s)
Wolf, M. M.; Stephens, A.; Pedrazzi, N.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997476)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A comparison of consumer attitudes towards GM food in Ireland and the United States: a case study over time.

This study shows that there is a similar level of familiarity with genetically modified (GM) food in Ireland and the USA. The first phase of this research examined 423 randomly selected food purchasers in San Luis Obispo, California, and Galway, Ireland. The second phase examined 459 randomly...

Author(s)
Wolf, M. M.; Domegan, C.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995731)
Type
Book chapter