16 results match your criteria British Food Journal[Journal]

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Why public dismissal of nutrition science makes sense: Post-truth, public accountability and dietary credibility.

Authors:
Bart Penders

Br Food J 2018 3;120(9):1953-1964. Epub 2018 Sep 3.

Department of Health, Ethics and Society, Care and Public Health Research Institute, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to critically engage with societal origins of public (dis)trust and public credibility of nutrition science and offer suggestions for addressing its public dismissal.

Design/methodology/approach: This viewpoint presents a conceptual analysis of public dismissal of nutrition science, drawing together perspectives on the relationships between science and society from the history, sociology and philosophy of science.

Findings: The origin of trust amongst scientists relies is actively tied to their social and moral status and science as a cultural activity is inextricably linked to institutions of power. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/BFJ-10-2017-0558DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6289090PMC
September 2018

Hidden hunger? Experiences of food insecurity amongst Pakistani and white British women.

Br Food J 2018 5;120(11):2716-2732. Epub 2018 Nov 5.

University of York, York, UK.

Purpose: Foodbank use in the UK is rising but, despite high levels of poverty, Pakistani women are less likely to use food banks than white British women. The purpose of this paper is to understand the lived experience of food in the context of poverty amongst Pakistani and white British women in Bradford, including perspectives on food aid.

Design/methodology/approach: A total of 16 Pakistani and white British women, recruited through community initiatives, participated in three focus groups (one interview was also held as a consequence of recruitment difficulties). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/BFJ-06-2018-0342DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6290894PMC
November 2018
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Comparing German and Italian food banks: Actors' knowledge on food insecurity and their perception of the interaction with food bank users.

Br Food J 2018 1;120(10):2425-2438. Epub 2018 Oct 1.

Chair of Economics of Horticulture and Landscaping, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany.

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate food bank actors' knowledge of food insecurity in Germany and in Italy, as well as interactions between food bank actors and food bank users. The study builds on a knowledge framework from an educational context and applies it to food banks.

Design/methodology/approach: The study uses a qualitative research approach. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/BFJ-11-2017-0626DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6289091PMC
October 2018
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Adaptation of the Food Choice Questionnaire: the case of Hungary.

Br Food J 2018 2;120(7):1474-1488. Epub 2018 Jul 2.

Institute of Marketing and Commerce, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary.

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the applicability of the original 36-item Food Choice Questionnaire (FCQ) model developed by Steptoe (1995) in Hungary.

Design/methodology/approach: The national representative questionnaire involved 1,050 individuals in Hungary in 2015. Several multivariable statistical techniques were applied for the analysis of the data: confirmatory factor analysis, principal component analysis, and cluster and Log-linear analysis. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/BFJ-07-2017-0404DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6091656PMC
July 2018
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All insects are equal, but some insects are more equal than others.

Br Food J 2018 3;120(4):852-863. Epub 2018 Apr 3.

Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands.

Purpose: Lack of acceptance of insects as food is considered a barrier against societal adoption of the potentially valuable contribution of insects to human foods. An underlying barrier may be that insects are lumped together as one group, while consumers typically try specific insects. The purpose of this paper is to investigate the ways in which Dutch consumers, with and without insect tasting experience, are more or less willing to eat different insects. Read More

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http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/10.1108/BFJ-05-2017-0267
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/BFJ-05-2017-0267DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5974696PMC
April 2018
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Nutrition label experience and consumption of transitional foods among a nationwide cohort of 42,750 Thai adults.

Br Food J 2017 ;119(2):425-439

Research School of Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to assess the usefulness of nutrition labels in Thailand during nutrition transition from traditional to modern diets that increase salt, sugar, and calorie intake and to note socio-demographic interactions and associations with consumption of transitional processed foods.

Design/methodology/approach: The authors studied 42,750 distance learning Open University adults aged 23-96 years in 2013 residing nationwide and participating in an ongoing community-based prospective cohort study. The authors used multivariable logistic regression to relate nutrition label experiences ("read", "good understand", "frequent use"), socio-demographic factors, and consumption of four transitional foods. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/BFJ-07-2016-0327DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5439508PMC
January 2017
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Food waste reduction practices in German food retail.

Br Food J 2017 4;119(12):2532-2546. Epub 2017 Dec 4.

Chair of Economics of Horticulture and Landscaping, Technical University of Munich, Freising, Germany.

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate food retailers food waste reduction practices in Germany. The focus is on selling and redistributing agricultural produce with visual impairments and other surplus food items. In addition, drivers and barriers regarding the implementation of both waste reduction practices are explored. Read More

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http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/10.1108/BFJ-06-2017-0338
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/BFJ-06-2017-0338DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5925854PMC
December 2017
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Self-crafting vegetable snacks: testing the IKEA-effect in children.

Br Food J 2017 5;119(6):1301-1312. Epub 2017 Jun 5.

Strategic Communication Group, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Wageningen, The Netherlands.

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to test whether the IKEA-effect (Norton , 2012) - better liking for self-crafted products than for identical products crafted by others - can be exploited to increase liking and consumption of vegetable snacks in children.

Design/methodology/approach: A between-subjects experiment was conducted at an after school care facility. In total, 86 children aged four to six either crafted a peacock with vegetables or with non-food objects following an example. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/BFJ-09-2016-0443DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5868546PMC

Shopping list development and use of advertisements' pre-store food-buying practices within different socio-economic status areas in South Africa.

Br Food J 2017 4;119(12):2880-2902. Epub 2017 Dec 4.

Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Cape Town, South Africa.

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to determine whether there is a difference in the development of shopping lists and use of advertisements as pre-store food-buying practices in terms of planned shopping by South African consumers who dwell in different socio-economic status (SES) areas. The paper also considers the influence of shopper and socio-demographic characteristics on pre-store food-buying practices in a developing country.

Design/methodology/approach: A self-administered questionnaire was used to survey 1 200 consumers in retail stores in low, middle and high SES areas in South Africa. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/BFJ-11-2016-0556DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5868551PMC
December 2017

Measuring and explaining multi-directional inefficiency in the Malaysian dairy industry.

Br Food J 2017 4;119(12):2788-2803. Epub 2017 Dec 4.

Chair Group Business Economics, Wageningen University and Research, Wageningen, The Netherlands.

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to measure the technical inefficiency of dairy farms and subsequently investigate the factors affecting technical inefficiency in the Malaysian dairy industry.

Design/methodology/approach: This study uses multi-directional efficiency analysis to measure the technical inefficiency scores on a sample of 200 farm observations and single-bootstrap truncated regression model to define factors affecting technical inefficiency.

Findings: Managerial and program inefficiency scores are presented for intensive and semi-intensive production systems. Read More

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http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/10.1108/BFJ-11-2016-0549
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/BFJ-11-2016-0549DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5868559PMC
December 2017
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The impact of food preservation on food waste.

Br Food J 2017 4;119(12):2510-2518. Epub 2017 Dec 4.

Institute for Marketing and Innovation, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Vienna, Austria.

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate the relationship between food preservation and reducing consumer waste is of value in developing sustainable meal options. The research reports insights into Austrian marketplace for frozen and fresh foods that have been obtained from a consumer survey.

Design/methodology/approach: The consumer survey methodologies indicate how preservation can change meal planning and lower food waste across frozen and fresh and ambient food purchases using freezing preservation methods. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/BFJ-02-2017-0114DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5868547PMC
December 2017
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Business model configuration and dynamics for technology commercialization in mature markets.

Br Food J 2017 6;119(11):2340-2358. Epub 2017 Nov 6.

Centre for Technology Management, Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.

Purpose: The food industry is a well-established and complex industry. New entrants attempting to penetrate it via the commercialization of a new technological innovation could face high uncertainty and constraints. The capability to innovate through collaboration and to identify suitable strategies and innovative business models (BMs) can be particularly important for bringing a technological innovation to this market. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/BFJ-03-2017-0125DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5868542PMC
November 2017
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Adulteration of food and its detection.

Authors:
J R NICHOLLS

Br Food J Hyg Rev 1948 Aug;50(597):83-6

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Adulteration of food and its detection.

Authors:
J R NICHOLLS

Br Food J Hyg Rev 1948 Jun;50(595):61; passim

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Food contamination and potential dangers to public health.

Authors:
W BEAUMONT

Br Food J Hyg Rev 1948 Apr;50(593):31-5

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Food contamination and potential dangers to the public health.

Authors:
W BEAUMONT

Br Food J Hyg Rev 1948 Mar;50(592):21-3

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