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Title Biotechnology and the consumer : a research project sponsored by the Office of Consumer Affairs of Industry Canada / edited by Bartha Maria Knoppers and Alan D. Mathios.

Published Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, [1998]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store  338.476606 BIOT MJ20    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 509 pages : 1 illustration ; 25 cm
Notes "Partly reprinted from the Journal of consumer policy, volume, 21, no. 4, 1998."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Consumers and Biotechnology: A Synopsis of Survey and Focus Group Research / Heather Sheehy, Marc Legault and Derek Ireland -- Consumers' Decision-Making and Risk Perceptions Regarding Foods Produced with Biotechnology / Jennifer B. Wohl -- The Market for Credible Information in Biotechnology / Edna F. Einsiedel -- An Overview of Public Consultation Mechanisms Developed to Address the Ethical and Social Issues Raised by Biotechnology / Therese Leroux, Marie Hirtle and Louis-Nicolas Fortin -- The Commercialization of Human Genetics: A Discussion of Issues Relevant to the Canadian Consumer / Timothy Caulfield -- International Comparisons of Biotechnology Policies / Zhiqi Chen and Alison McDermott -- An Information-Based Approach to Labeling Biotechnology Consumer Products / Gillian K. Hadfield and David Thomson -- Economic Perspectives on the Dissemination of Science-Based Information to Consumers / Alan D. Mathios.
Using Advertising to Generate Information and Signals for Product Quality: Lessons for Biotechnology Markets in Canada from Pharmaceutical Markets in the United States / Andrew N. Kleit -- Biotechnology and the Media / Stephen Strauss -- The Federal Biotechnology Regulatory System: A Commentary on an Institutional Work in Progress / G. Bruce Doern and Heather Sheehy -- The Industrial Economics of Biotechnology / Christopher Green -- Biotechnological Innovation and Industrial Performance / Claude Crampes and Abraham Hollander -- Consumer Controversy and the Funding of Biotechnology Research / Jeffrey G. MacIntosh and Douglas J. Cumming -- Integration Document - Biotechnology, the Consumer, and the Canadian Marketplace / Marc Legault, Alison McDermott and Bartha M. Knoppers / [et al.] -- Rapporteur's Remarks - Symposium on Biotechnology and the Consumer / Bryne Purchase.
Other author Knoppers, Bartha Maria.
Mathios, Alan D.
Subject Biotechnology.
Biotechnology -- Canada.
Biotechnology -- Public opinion.
Biotechnology industries.
Biotechnology -- Moral and ethical aspects.
ISBN 0792355415 (alk. paper)