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Foods 2016, 5(2), 22;

Consumer Choice between Food Safety and Food Quality: The Case of Farm-Raised Atlantic Salmon

Memorial University—Grenfell Campus, 20 University Drive, Corner Brook, NL A2H 5G4, Canada
Academic Editor: Michael Jahncke
Received: 5 February 2016 / Revised: 7 March 2016 / Accepted: 15 March 2016 / Published: 25 March 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Seafood Processing and Safety)
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Since the food incidence of polychlorinated biphenyls in farm-raised Atlantic salmon, its market demand has drastically changed as a result of consumers mistrust in both the quality and safety of the product. Policymakers have been trying to find ways to ensure consumers that farm-raised Atlantic salmon is safe. One of the suggested policies is the implementation of integrated traceability methods and quality control systems. This article examines consumer choice between food safety and food quality to purchase certified farm-raised Atlantic salmon, defined as a product that has passed through various stages of traceability systems in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. View Full-Text
Keywords: food safety; food quality; HACCP; farm-raised Atlantic salmon food safety; food quality; HACCP; farm-raised Atlantic salmon
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Haghiri, M. Consumer Choice between Food Safety and Food Quality: The Case of Farm-Raised Atlantic Salmon. Foods 2016, 5, 22.

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