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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 Chapter Info
Cover for Introducing novel protein foods in the EU: economic and environmental impacts.

This paper utilizes an applied general equilibrium model to investigate the impacts of increased consumption of novel protein foods (NPFs: plant protein-based GM food products) in the EU. The simulation indicates that the introduction of NPFs will substantially decrease the production and...

Author(s)
Zhu XueQin; Ierland, E. van; Wesseler, J.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997476)
Type
Book chapter
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 Estimates of willingness to pay a premium for non-GM foods: a survey.

The objectives of this chapter are: to determine what factors influence consumers' risk perceptions towards genetically modified (GM) foods; to determine the profile for the individual who is likely to pay a premium for certified non-GM foods; and to estimate the demand for non-GM foods. Data...

Author(s)
Mendenhall, C. A.; Evenson, R. E.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995731)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Opposition to genetically modified wheat and global food security.

This chapter evaluates the impact of consumer opposition (particularly European opposition) to the adoption of GM food (GM wheat) and to the realization of its benefits in terms of global food security. The chapter (i) develops a conceptual model of consumer acceptance of GM crops; (ii) quantifies...

Author(s)
Haggui, F.; Phillips, P. W. B.; Gray, R. S.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990569)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The labelling of genetically modified products in a global trading environment.

This chapter looks at the labelling of genetically modified food products using a model that examines the interaction of national and international economies of scale in world trade. Two cases are considered: no labelling and with labelling. With no labelling, maximum national marketing economies...

Author(s)
Scandizzo, S.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990569)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Regulation of GM crops: shaping an international regime.

This chapter reviews how an international regime for governing genetically modified organisms (GMO) might be constructed from the current discord on GMO benefits and disadvantages. A background on GMO history, and food security and technology issues is presented. Other issues discussed include:...

Author(s)
Paarlberg, R. L.; Hopkins, R. F.; Ladewski, L.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997421)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetically engineered food labelling: global policy polarization.

This chapter explores the international differences in policies, regulation and labelling of genetically engineered food. Economic, social and political forces motivating these differences are examined. An argument for consistent international standards to facilitate trade is discussed.

Author(s)
Zepeda, L.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997421)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conflict and consensus-building: international commercial policy and agricultural biotechnology.

This chapter outlines the major international commercial policy issues pertaining to biotechnology, including genetically modified foods. It explains the sometimes complementary and sometimes conflicting roles of the World Trade Organization and other international institutions in dealing with...

Author(s)
Hobbs, J. E.; Kerr, W. A.; Gaisford, J. D.; Isaac, G.; Klein, K. K.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997421)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Trade restrictions on genetically engineered foods: the application of the TBT agreement.

This chapter analyses the role of the Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Agreement within the World Trade Organization system with respect to trade restrictions on genetically engineered foods, particularly those related to labelling. The TBT Agreement does not cover import bans, which are...

Author(s)
Heumueller, D.; Josling, T.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997421)
Type
Book chapter

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