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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 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 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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 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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