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Safe or Not? Consumer Responses to Recalls with Traceability

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  • Villas-Boas, Sofia B
  • Toledo, Chantal

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Product traceability is advocated as a way to target non-compliant products in recalls and protect the sales of compliant products.
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  • Villas-Boas, Sofia B & Toledo, Chantal, 2016. "Safe or Not? Consumer Responses to Recalls with Traceability," Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, UC Berkeley, Working Paper Series qt2348568h, Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, UC Berkeley.
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    • I0 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - General
    • I1 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health

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