K-State Economists Find ‘Stark Differences’ Between Countries Regarding Beef Risk Perceptions

K-State Economists Find ‘Stark Differences’ Between Countries Regarding Beef Risk Perceptions

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WorldThe saying goes “You are what you eat,” but perceptions about what you’re eating when it comes to beef can vary widely from one country to another.

Using data from more than 4,000 consumers surveyed across four countries, agricultural economists from Kansas State University, Michigan State University and Maastricht University (Netherlands) found that consumers in Japan and Mexico have more concerns about beef food safety than do consumers in the United States and Canada.

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