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Fear of animal foods : a century of zoonotics.

By Peter Atkins

Abstract

Animal diseases can be spread to humans through the food supply. The article investigates this zoonotic hazard in an historical context and reflects on the nature of public reactions to such risk. It concludes that food scares have been with us for at least 150 years and that consumer responses in terms of changes in demand have been complex

Topics: Zoonotic disease, Food scares, Food history.
Publisher: Elsevier
Year: 2008
DOI identifier: 10.1016/j.appet.2008.02.006
OAI identifier: oai:dro.dur.ac.uk.OAI2:7078
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