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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 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 A comparative analysis of consumer acceptance of GM foods in Norway and the USA.

This paper reports the results of a comparative willingness-to-pay study in Norway and the USA. The commodities studied were GM soyabean oil, GM-fed salmon and GM salmon. Based on telephone interviews, this study found substantial willingness to pay to avoid GM alternatives. In Norway, 80% of...

Author(s)
Chern, W. S.; Rickertsen, K.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997476)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ex ante</i> economic assessment of adopting genetically engineered crops in Finland.

The purpose of this chapter is to identify the specific impact of genetically modified (GM) crops on Finnish agriculture. In the first section of the chapter, certain elements that determine the economic effects resulting from the adoption and diffusion of agricultural biotechnology are examined....

Author(s)
Niemi, J.; Virolainen, M.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995731)
Type
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