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An ecological analysis of factors associated with food insecurity in South Australia, 2002-7
(Cambridge University Press, 2010)
In order to estimate the extent of food insecurity in South Australia and its relationship with a variety of socio-economic variables, Design Data collected routinely from 2002 to 2007 by SA Health were analysed. An ...
Australian children's views about food advertising on television
This study explored children's views about food advertising on television in the light of recent public interest in childhood obesity and obesogenic environments. Thirty-seven children, aged between 8 and 11 years, discussed ...
Trust makers, breakers and brokers: building trust in the Australian food system
(BioMed Central, 2013-03)
Background The importance of consumer trust in the food supply has previously been identified, and dimensions of consumer trust in food—who they trust and the type of trust that they exhibit—has been explored. However, ...
Who regulates food? Australians' perceptions of responsibility for food safety
(CSIRO Publishing, 2010)
Food scares have diminished trust in public institutions to guarantee food safety. Food governance after the food scare era is concerned with institutional independence and transparency leading to a hybrid of public and ...
Reconnecting Australian consumers and producers: identifying problems of distrust
A growing gap between the production and consumption of food has led to a decline in consumer trust in food, and a desire for increased regulation of food. The aim of this study was to investigate the nature of consumer ...
Additive and subtractive resilience strategies as enablers of biographical reinvention: a qualitative study of ex-smokers and never-smokers
The notion of developing resilience is becoming increasingly important as a way of responding to the social determinants of poor health, particularly in disadvantaged groups. It is hypothesized that resilient individuals ...
In the interest of food safety: a qualitative study investigating communication and trust between food regulators and food industry in the UK, Australia and New Zealand
(BioMed Central, 2017-02-13)
Background Food regulatory bodies play an important role in public health, and in reducing the costs of food borne illness that are absorbed by both industry and government. Regulation in the food industry involves a ...
A qualitative study of CVD management and dietary changes: problems of ‘too much’ and ‘contradictory’ information
(BioMed Central, 2014-02-04)
Evaluating the use of citizens’ juries in food policy: a case study of food regulation
(BioMed Central, 2013-06)
Background Deliberative engagement techniques and citizens’ juries are touted as means of incorporating the public into policy decision-making, managing community expectations and increasing commitment to public health ...