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How safe is eating chicken?

A study on the impact of trust and food risk communication on consumer behaviour in the European Union
  • Edited by:
  • Donato Romano,
  • Gianluca Stefani,

Consumers' trust is a key factor in dealing with rising concerns about food safety and food quality, but only few studies have dealt with consumer attitudes and none of them has tried to model the process of consumer response. This book reports the main findings of an european project aimed at analysing trust along the food chain and its relationship with food risk communication. The papers collected investigate the mechanisms that determine the social diffusion of trust, examiConsumers trust is a key factor in dealing with rising concerns about food safety and food quality, but only few studies have dealt with consumer attitudes and none of them has tried to model the process of consumer response. This book reports the main findings of an european project aimed at analysing trust along the food chain and its relationship with food risk communication. The papers collected investigate the mechanisms that determine the social diffusion of trust, examining the interplay of the psychological, sociological and economic factors; and analyze the impact of the food risk communication policies on consumers and producers and on the society as a whole.ning the interplay of the psychological, sociological and economic factors; and analyze the impact of the food risk communication policies on consumers and producers and on the society as a whole.

  • Keywords:
  • Alimentazione,
  • Sociologia,
  • Economia,
  • Atti di convegno,
  • Unione europea,
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Donato Romano

University of Florence, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0001-7120-8050

Gianluca Stefani

University of Florence, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0002-0687-9955

Donato Romano is Professor in Agriculture in Economic Development at the University of Florence, Italy. He has been visiting scholar at the Food Research Institute, Stanford University, and professeur visiteur at the Centre de Recherche en Economie du Développement, FUNDP Namur. His research interests are rural development in developed and developing countries, the economics of food quality, and natural resource economics.

Gianluca Stefani is Associate Professor in Food Policy at the University of Florence, Italy. He has obtained a MSc in Agricultural Economics from the University of Reading and he is currently PhD candidate in Environmental Economics and Management at the University of York. His research interests are regulatory impact analysis in the food industry, the economics of food quality and valuation methods for non market goods.
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Book Title

How safe is eating chicken?

Book Subtitle

A study on the impact of trust and food risk communication on consumer behaviour in the European Union

Editors

Donato Romano, Gianluca Stefani

Peer Reviewed

Number of Pages

154

Publication Year

2006

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© 2006 Author(s)

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CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 IT

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Firenze University Press

DOI

10.36253/978-88-6453-109-0

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88-8453-496-8

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978-88-6453-109-0

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978-88-5518-767-1

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Proceedings e report

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2704-601X

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2704-5846

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