Food quality and safety

Using Linked Household-level Datasets to Explain Consumer Response to BSE in Canada

This paper discusses methods used to understand how consumers who have different concerns about nutrition react to BSE events and how beef consumption after BSE discoveries were shaped by consumers concerns of food safety and their trust of government and

Consumer Confidence in the Food System, Media Coverage and Stock Prices of Food Companies: A Regression Analysis

This paper examines the impact of media coverage of food safety and defense issues on consumer confidence in food safety, and measures the response of stock prices of food companies to changes in consumer confidence.

Westland/Hallmark: 2008 Beef Recall; A Case Study by The Food Industry Center

A Humane Society video, made secretly at the Westland/Hallmark plant in late 2007 and released in early 2008, led to the recall of 143 million pounds of beef.

Comfirmatory Bias under Food-Borne Risk: A Lab Experiment

An experiment was conducted to investigate the interaction between consumers’ past eating behaviors, risk perceptions and future information processing procedure.