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Cover for Consumer acceptance of genetically modified foods.

This book, with 18 chapters divided into 5 parts, provides a compilation of recent studies on consumer acceptance of genetically modified foods. These studies utilized different methods and evidence and the volume is organized to reflect this. The chapters in this volume find substantial diversity...

Author(s)
Evenson, R. E.; Santaniello, V.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997476)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Market development for genetically modified foods.

This book is based on papers presented at the 4th meeting of the International Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology Research on the 'Economics of Agricultural Biotechnology'. A subset of those papers is included in this volume, which addresses market development issues in developed countries,...

Author(s)
Santaniello, V.; Evenson, R. E.; Zilberman, D.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995731)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The impact of regulation on the development of new products in the food industry.

This chapter addresses the impact of regulation on innovation as measured by the development of new products in the food industry. The EU and US regulatory environments are compared with respect to three innovative fields in the food industry: the use of genetic engineering for food production and...

Author(s)
Menrad, K.; Blind, K.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990569)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biotechnology and the emergence of club behaviour in agricultural trade.

This chapter emphasizes direct trade in GM crops. It notes that two distinct groupings of countries are emerging in formulations of regulatory regimes for GM foods. One group is the EU 'club' where a combination of bans and restrictions on trade are being implemented. The second group is the North...

Author(s)
Tothova, M.; Oehmke, J. F.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990569)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for EU traceability and the US soybean sector.

This chapter investigates the potential cost of complying with the proposed European Union (EU) traceability requirements as they pertain to transgenic soyabean. The topics discussed include: EU labelling and traceability regulations; assessing the costs of traceability; adaptation and cost...

Author(s)
Price, G. K.; Kuchler, F.; Krissoff, B.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997421)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ex ante</i> welfare effects of agricultural biotechnology in the European Union: the case of transgenic herbicide tolerant sugarbeet.

This chapter analyses the ex ante welfare effects of the adoption of herbicide tolerant sugarbeet in the sugar industry using a model. The geographical distribution of production and trade of sugar is analysed. A welfare framework shaped to the European sugar sector to assess the size and...

Author(s)
Demont, M.; Tollens, E.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997421)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Is European consumers' refusal of GM food a serious obstacle or a transient fashion?

This chapter examines the implications of European consumers' rejection of genetically modified (GM) food, and the possible ways (price reduction, creation of superior quality) to increase the likelihood of GM food being broadly accepted as fast as possible. First, a simple model of consumer...

Author(s)
Hanf, C. H.; Böcker, A.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995731)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The structure of the European agro-food biotechnology industry: are strategic alliances here to stay?

The main focus of this chapter is on the 'make or buy' nature of the upstream relationships between life science and seed companies and dedicated biotechnology firms (DBFs) in Europe. The limited evidence presented in this chapter tends to suggest that so long as the agrifood biotechnology industry ...

Author(s)
Traill, W. B.; Duffield, C. E.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995731)
Type
Book chapter

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