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Lucy Mallinson
University of Sheffield
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#1Lucy Mallinson (University of Sheffield)H-Index: 1
#2Jean Russell (University of Sheffield)H-Index: 18
Last.Margo E. Barker (SHU: Sheffield Hallam University)H-Index: 20
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Genetic modification (GM) of crops provides a methodology for the agricultural improvements needed to deliver global food security. However, public opposition to GM-food is great. The debate has tended to risk communication, but here we show through study of a large nationally representative sample of British adults that public acceptance of GM-food has social, cultural and affective contexts. Regression models showed that metaphysical beliefs about the sanctity of food and an emotional dislike ...
#1Lucy Mallinson (University of Sheffield)H-Index: 1
#2Jean Russell (University of Sheffield)H-Index: 18
Last.Margo E. Barker (University of Sheffield)H-Index: 20
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Abstract Households in the UK discard much food. A reduction in such waste to mitigate environmental impact is part of UK government policy. This study investigated whether household food waste is linked to a lifestyle reliant on convenience food in younger consumers. A survey of 928 UK residents aged 18–40 years and responsible for the household food shopping (male n = 278; female n = 650) completed an online questionnaire designed to measure attitudes to convenience food and to quantify househ...
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