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Consumer Preferences for Biopreservatives in Beef and Pork Packaging and Testing the Importance of Product OriginDownload
Recent food science research on packaging at the University of Alberta has focused on the use of biological agents (biopreservatives) to extend meat shelf life. This potential technology involves the introduction of microbial organisms into food packages to control or inhibit the growth of...
This research examines Canadian consumer preferences for milk and yogurt products, both those currently available in the marketplace as well as hypothetical products. Self-reported consumption and choice experiments are used to determine consumer preferences for various attributes and how these...
Vitamin A deficiency is a form of malnutrition that affects 127 million people globally, leading to increased risk of infection, ocular disorders, and/or impaired growth (WHO 2004). There are multiple ways to increase vitamin A intake including supplements, whole, fortified, and biofortified...
The Demand for Food Safety: An Empirical Analysis of Preferences for Pesticide and Hormone Regulation by Alberta ConsumersDownload
The safety of food is a continuing concern for consumers. A Consumer's Association of Canada survey found that 25% of consumers \"worry a lot\" about food safety. When asked about specific food safety issues, 42% indicated pesticides as a major source of concern. Pollution, preservatives and...