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Survey: Consumers are willing to embrace gene edited foods if they understand their sustainability and health benefits

Survey: Consumers are willing to embrace gene edited foods if they understand their sustainability and health benefits

Consumer acceptance of gene edited foods. That’s the title of a research paper co-authored with Vicenzina Caputo and Valarie Kilders ...
1/3 of 1%: Alternative protein sources such as Impossible Burger still represent a tiny share of consumer purchases — but polling shows consumers are open to switch

1/3 of 1%: Alternative protein sources such as Impossible Burger still represent a tiny share of consumer purchases — but polling shows consumers are open to switch

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If you had three options in front of you: farm-raised beef, lab-grown meat and Impossible Foods protein — what would ...
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Why local food production doesn’t prevent shortages in a pandemic

Throughout this pandemic, there have been many prognostications about the future of eating and proposals to make sure we are ...
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Non GMO salt? Gluten free orange juice? No hormone-added chicken? Study suggests many consumers willingly overpay even when they learn food label claims are bogus

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Previous studies, as well as market sales data, show some consumers are willing to pay a premium for redundant or ...
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Malthusian inversion: Slowing population growth could mean cheaper food and a cleaner environment

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I’ve noticed several articles in the past few weeks talking about slowing or even falling population growth .... The richer ...
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Consumers largely prefer ‘real’ beef, despite plant-based burger’s surging popularity, survey shows

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With all the news about Beyond Meat’s stock price and the rolling out of the Impossible Burger at Burger King, ...
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What does ‘natural’ mean? New study probes consumers’ nuanced and inconsistent views on healthy food labels

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In mid-December 2018, a nationwide survey of over 1,200 U.S. food shoppers was conducted to determine beliefs and preferences related ...
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A prominent report claims we must eat less meat to stay healthy. A prominent agriculture expert responds the evidence is ‘weak’, more values than science

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By now, I suspect many of you have seen the report by the EAT-Lancet Commission Healthy Diets from Sustainable Food ...
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GMO labels likely to boost consumer fear of biotech crops—and food prices

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Colin Carter and Aleks Schaefer just published an interesting new study in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics, which powerfully shows that mandatory ...
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Why there’s little hope of ending public disagreements over GMOs and food safety

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[L]ook out into the future to the year 2050.  Do you think our future food conversations will be more or ...
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Mandatory genetically engineered food labels could reduce consumer fears, opposition to biotechnology, food scientists claim

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Science Advances (the open-access version of Science Magazine) just published a paper I co-authored with Jane Kolodinsky from the University of Vermont. ... Several years ago, I ...
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Viewpoint: What Charles Mann’s ‘Wizard and Prophet’ book gets wrong about food and agriculture

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I've been reading Charles Mann's latest book Wizards and Prophets, which was released earlier this year. ... While I thought the ...
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Non-GMO labeled products cost US consumers 10 to 62% more, study finds

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Added costs for non-GM ingredients and changes in demand for non-GM foods determine non-GM price premiums... US Consumers have been paying ...
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Rich people care more about perceived ‘naturalness’, environmental impact than lower-income food buyers

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[Editor’s Note: Jayson Lusk is a food and agricultural economist and head of the Agricultural Economics Department at Purdue University.] ...
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Many consumers mistakenly believe organic and non-GMO labels are interchangeable

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[Editor’s Note: Jayson Lusk is a food and agricultural economist and head of the Agricultural Economics Department at Purdue University.] ...
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Controversy over GMO labeling has not increased public health concerns, survey finds

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The Food Demand Survey has been conducted nationwide and monthly since May of 2013.  In November of 2014, two states ...
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Does the US grow too much GMO corn and soy, most used for livestock?

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[Editor’s Note: Jayson Lusk is a food and agricultural economist and head of the Agricultural Economics Department at Purdue University.] ...
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Putting cancer risk in perspective: Random errors in DNA replication bigger factor than diet, lifestyle choices

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[Editor's note: Jayson Lusk is a professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Oklahoma State University.] [E]ven if you eat ...
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New York Times’ Danny Hakim claimed GMOs haven’t increased crop yields; Here’s why he’s wrong

Genetic Literacy Project | 
In October 2016, Danny Hakim of the New York Times wrote that GMOs hadn't fulfilled their promise of increased yields ...
Even if organic food was as cheap as conventional, not everyone would buy it, study finds

Even if organic food was as cheap as conventional, not everyone would buy it, study finds

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[Editor's note: Jayson Lusk is a professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Oklahoma State University.] I presumed most ...
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Science and technology in food production can limit environmental footprint while increasing production

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The Breakthrough Institute is in the midst of releasing a series of articles on the future of food.  The latest article ...
Agricultural economist: GMO crops have benefits, otherwise farmers wouldn't grow them

Agricultural economist: GMO crops have benefits, otherwise farmers wouldn’t grow them

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[Editor's note: Jayson Lusk, a food and agricultural economist at Oklahoma State University, responds to Danny Hakim's recent article in ...
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‘Industrial farming’ and crop biotechnology benefit the environment

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...[Since the mid-20th century], farm sizes have risen significantly... [T]his large size that is often criticized... in the belief that ...
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Mark Bittman’s wrong: Mega production monocultures of corn and soy aren’t result of GMOs

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Mark Bittman has an editorial today in the New York Times on the new GMO labeling laws. . . . I was ...

VT law made GMO labeling inevitable, Senate version is reasonable compromise

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. . . . . [I]t ...
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Is the left really more anti-GMO or just more willing to regulate?

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Much has been written ...
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Talking Biotech: Oklahoma State economist Jayson Lusk on consumer attitudes about GMOs and food technology

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Oklahoma State economist and consumer food guru Jayson Lusk on consumer attitudes about food technology and GMOs ...
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Jayson Lusk: Polling shows consumers want FDA, not Congress or voters, to decide GMO labeling

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. My research shows that ...
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