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Title: Labelling issues of organic and GM Foods in Australia
Contributor(s): Chang, C (author)
Publication Date: 2005
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/478
Abstract: Demand for organic foods has grown significantly in the past decade in Australia and overseas because of perceived health and environment benefits. Organic products often commend a price premium, which has resulted in the abuse of the organic label by unscrupulous marketers. Despite years of lobbying by the industry, no domestic control exists. By contrast, the labelling of GM foods is mandatory soon after the debate started. This paper examines the arguments for and against mandatory labelling of organic and GM foods in Australia, compares the political and marketing environments confronting them, and assesses the appropriateness of the differing regulatory responses.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Australasian Agribusiness Perspectives (67), p. 1-11
Publisher: University of Melbourne
Place of Publication: Melbourne, Australia
ISSN: 1833-5675
Field of Research (FOR): 140201 Agricultural Economics
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
Other Links: http://www.agrifood.info/perspectives/2005/Chang.html
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