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Australasian Biotechnology (backfiles)
AusBiotech
ISSN: 1036-7128
Vol. 8, No. 3, 1998
Bioline Code: au98027
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Australasian Biotechnology (backfiles), Vol. 8, No. 3, 1998

 en Australian Public's Perception of Genetically-Engineered Foods

Abstract

Australasian Biotechnology,
Volume 8 Number 3, May/June 1998, pp. 172-181

Australian Public's Perception of Genetically-Engineered Foods

Janet Norton, Geoffrey Lawrence, Graham Wood,

Code Number:AU98027
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This paper describes a recent Australian survey on attitudes to genetically-engineered foods. Initial results of the survey are discussed and presented in tabular form. While there is some acceptance of particular genetically-engineered products, the results show that responfdents did have concerns over the long-term health effects of eating genetically-engineered foods and the potential risk to the environment. Respondents clearly endorsed labelling of the products and government control of the technology.

Copyright 1998 Australian Biotechnology Association Ltd.

 

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