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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 ...
Trust in the Australian food supply: innocent until proven guilty
(Taylor and Francis, 2012-03-26)
International research demonstrates diminishing trust in the food supply associated with food scares which undermine trust in expert advice. Even though Australia has not experienced major food scares, there is evidence ...
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 ...
How do South Australian consumers negotiate and respond to information in the media about food and nutrition? The importance of risk, trust and uncertainty
(SAGE Publications, 2012)
The amount of information in the media about food and nutrition is increasing. As part of the risk society, consumers have a moral imperative to synthesize this information in order to manage their diet. This article ...