Do consumers not care about biotech foods or do they just not read the labels?

Charles Noussair, Stephane Robin, Bernard Ruffieux

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Abstract

We conducted an experiment to study the discrepancy between European public opinion and consumer purchase behavior with regard to genetically modified organisms in the food supply. We found that consumers are typically unaware of the labeling indicating GMO content.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)47-53
Number of pages7
JournalEconomics Letters
Volume75
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2002
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Biotechnology
  • Experiment
  • Labeling

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Finance
  • Economics and Econometrics

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