Consumer Meat Safety Concerns: Impacts of Beef E. coli O157: H7 Recalls on Meat Consumption
AbstractThis study uses national, quarterly data to investigate U.S. meat demand using both the Rotterdam model and LA/AIDS model. We examine the effect of FSIS recalls especially beef E. coli O157: H7 recalls information on the consumption of meat. The estimated results indicate that beef E. coli O157: H7 recalls information has negative and significant impacts on the demand of beef, pork, and poultry. We also compare the results of the two demand models and discuss the model selection.
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FSIS recalls; U.S. meat demand; Beef E. coli O157:H7; Rotterdam model; LA/AIDS.; Consumer/Household Economics; Demand and Price Analysis; Food Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety;
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