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Title: Consumers' Perception of Food-System Vulnerability to an Agroterrorist Attack
Authors: Turvey, Calum G.
Onyango, Benjamin M.
Hallman, William K.
Condry, Sarah C.
Issue Date: 2007
Abstract: This paper uses results from a 2004 survey (N=1,010) on consumer attitudes toward agroterrorism and food-system security to investigate heterogeneous attributes affecting vulnerability including risk perceptions and fear. Using 15 separate multinomial PROBIT regressions we distinguish between vulnerability on a number of aspects of food-system security including food type and position in the food-supply chain. Vulnerability is not found to be common across food groups or respondents, and a variety of distinguishing characteristics can be used to investigate how individuals might perceive vulnerability.
URI: http://purl.umn.edu/46588
Institution/Association: Journal of Food Distribution Research>Volume 38, Number 3, November 2007
Total Pages: 18
From Page: 70
To Page: 87
Collections:Volume 38, Number 3, November 2007

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