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|Title:||Attitudes to Genetically Modified Foods, 2009|
|Alternative title:||Attitudes to GM Foods|
|Depositor:||National Centre for Social Research|
National Centre for Social Research
Food Standards Agency
|Other acknowledgements:||Researchers from the Qualitative Research Unit at the National Centre for Social Research (NatCen) worked on this project, including: William O'Conner (Director); Clarissa Penfold (Research Director); Ruth Sheldon, Robin Legard and Caroline Turley (Senior Researchers); Nicola Cleghorn (Researcher); and Ashley Brown and Thomas Newmark (Research Assistants).|
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Abstract copyright UK Data Service and data collection copyright owner.This is a qualitative data collection. The study was designed to build on the findings of previous Food Standards Agency (FSA) work and specifically aimed to:
Further information about the research, including links to reports, may be found on the NatCen Public Attitudes to GM Foods and FSA Public Attitudes to GM Foods project web pages.
*The British Social Attitudes Survey, 2008 is held at the UK Data Archive under SN 6390.
The interviews covered background and personal circumstances; attitudes and behaviour in relation to food in general; awareness of and views about food production; knowledge, awareness and understanding of GM foods; attitudes towards GM foods; what kind of further information on GM interviewees would find useful.
|Dates of fieldwork:||May 2009 - July 2009|
|Country:||England | Scotland|
No spatial unit
|Kind of data:||
Individual (micro) level
in-depth interview transcripts (semi-structured, in that an interview topic guide was used).
Interviews were conducted with 30 respondents to the British Social Attitudes survey (who had agreed to be recontacted), drawn from two geographic areas chosen by the research team. See report for further details.
Cross-sectional (one-time) study
Purposive selection/case studies
|Number of units:||30 interviews|
|Method of data collection:||
|EMPLOYMENT||ENGLAND||ETHICS OF SCIENCE|
|FOOD ADDITIVES||FOOD AND NUTRITION||FOOD INDUSTRY|
|FOOD PRODUCTION||FOOD SAFETY||FOOD SHORTAGES|
|FOOD TECHNOLOGY||FOOD||GENETIC ENGINEERING|
|GENETICALLY MODIFIED CROPS||GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOOD||HEALTH FOODS|
|NATURAL ENVIRONMENT||ORGANIC FOODS||PACKETED FOODS|
|PESTICIDES||PRODUCT SAFETY||QUALITY CONTROL|
|Date of release:|
|First edition:||02 November 2010|
|Copyright:||Crown copyright material is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Queen's Printer for Scotland|
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|Study information and citation||UKDA_Study_6616_Information.htm||18|
By principal investigator(s):
Sheldon, R., Cleghorn, C., Penfold, C., Brown, A. and Newmark, T. (2009) Exploring attitudes to GM food: final report, prepared for the Social Science Research Unit, Food Standards Agency. This report is included in the documentation.
Resulting from secondary analysis: