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People often use food to represent and communicate their role in society, or political or ideological beliefs. Food consumption is thus laden with meaning beyond health or nutrition. Multiple audience studies examining perceptions about food/technologies/health have shown that scientific illiteracy and confusion are key to decision making about food.

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Jan 1st, 12:00 AM

Mork and Mindy, Canola Oil and Mustard Gas: The Dilemma of Scientific Illiteracy in Decisions about Food and Health

People often use food to represent and communicate their role in society, or political or ideological beliefs. Food consumption is thus laden with meaning beyond health or nutrition. Multiple audience studies examining perceptions about food/technologies/health have shown that scientific illiteracy and confusion are key to decision making about food.

 

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