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Analysis of the Contexts in Which Alternatives to Traditional Regulation Could Work Efficiently and Effectively to Improve Food Safety and Standards


The research considered how self-interest and self-regulation by both firm and consumer might be tapped into (using game theoretic tools), as to address food-related problems that, to date, have been approached through traditional regulation

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This study explored the extent to which the regulatory status quo in food safety is inefficient and might be modified. The research considered alternatives both in terms of self-regulation by industry and the achievement of food quality goals at least cost through the analysis of the interaction between consumers, industry and the regulator

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Scottish Agricultural College
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