Consumers’ knowledge and safety perceptions of food additives: Evaluation on the effectiveness of transmitting information on preservatives

@inproceedings{Shim2011ConsumersKA,
  title={Consumers’ knowledge and safety perceptions of food additives: Evaluation on the effectiveness of transmitting information on preservatives},
  author={Soon-Mi Shim and Sun Hee Seo and Youngja Lee and Gui-Im Moon and Min-Shik Kim and Ju-Hee Park},
  year={2011}
}
Abstract In this study, consumer awareness and safety perceptions of food additives were identified via survey questionnaire. A total of 430 consumers living in Seoul, Korea participated. The results showed that the respondents were very concerned about preservatives, colorants, and artificial sweeteners in foods. More than two thirds expressed that information on food additives was insufficient. They attributed this lack of information to difficulties understanding the subject of food… CONTINUE READING

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