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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 ...
Demographic indicators of trust in federal, state and local government: implications for Australian policy makers
(CSIRO Publishing, 2012)
Age, household size, household income, IRSD and ARIA were found to be significant indicators for trust in federal, state and local government. Trust in state government is lower for older respondents and respondents living ...
The social determinants of food purchasing practices: who chooses price-before-health, taste-before-price or organic foods in Australia?
(Scientific Research Publishing Inc., 2012)
A survey of the extent to which cost, taste and health considerations impact food purchasing practices in Australia was conducted. Data were gathered from a national computer assisted telephone survey of 1109 randomly ...
Food supply and the obesity scourge: Is there a relationship?
(Scientific Research, 2012-12)
This paper reviews literature on the relationship between food supply and obesity. The focus is on the supply, cost, and variety of food through various types of food outlets and the impact of these factors on obesity in ...
Comparative examination of trust during times of a food scandal in Europe and Australia
(Scientific & Academic Publishing, 2012)
This study compared public confidence in truth-telling by food chain actors in selected EU countries where there have been a number of food safety problems, with consumers in Australia where there have been fewer food ...