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Slow Food Nation: Why Our Food Should Be Good, Clean, and Fair
By now most of us are aware of the threats looming in the food world. The best-selling "Fast Food Nation" and other recent books have alerted us to such dangers as genetically modified organisms,Expand
Umbilical cord blood collection, storage and use: ethical issues.
  • C. Petrini
  • Medicine
  • Blood transfusion = Trasfusione del sangue
  • 1 July 2010
Ethical and social implications of biometric identification technology.
The social and ethical aspects of biometrics are discussed, using mainly a historical approach, and the main challenges which society shall have to deal with, in the near future and on a long-term basis, as a consequence of the extremely rapid diffusion of those technologies which use biometric data request. Expand
"Broad" consent, exceptions to consent and the question of using biological samples for research purposes different from the initial collection purpose.
The main arguments for the use of "broad" consent are presented with a brief discussion of the conditions where it may be legitimate not to obtain consent. Expand
Theoretical Models and Operational Frameworks in Public Health Ethics
  • C. Petrini
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • International journal of environmental research…
  • 1 January 2010
The main aim of the article is to summarize the basic approaches proposed thus far concerning the development of public health ethics by describing and comparing the various ideas in the literature. Expand
Insurance Policies for Clinical Trials in the United States and in some European Countries
This paper analyzes how several national legislations, in the United States and Europe, deal with the kind of compensable injuries and proposes a model for the insurance and compensation of the injured research participants, which hopefully promotes the principles of bene fi cence, autonomy and justice in research. Expand
Regulation (EU) No 536/2014 on clinical trials on medicinal products for human use: an overview.
  • C. Petrini
  • Medicine
  • Annali dell'Istituto superiore di sanita
  • 15 December 2014
An overview of the general aspects of the new procedures for authorising clinical trials and for handling all the subsequent stages is offered, each of which merits separate examination. Expand
Slow Food Revolution: A New Culture for Eating and Living
Never in the last 15 years has the western world paid so much attention to the quality of food and wine, to typical local products and their protection, and to wine and food tourism. Among theExpand
A personalist approach to public-health ethics.
Drawing from other approaches, personalism is outlined as being the theory that offers a consistent set of values and alternative principles that are relevant for public health. Expand
Sustainable development and next generation's health: a long-term perspective about the consequences of today's activities for food safety.
Efforts towards the comprehensive knowledge and management of key factors of sustainable food safety appear critical to the effectiveness of the overall sustainability policies. Expand