Impacts of meat product recalls on consumer demand in the USA

  title={Impacts of meat product recalls on consumer demand in the USA},
  author={Thomas L. Marsh and Ted C. Schroeder and James Mintert},
  journal={Applied Economics},
  pages={897 - 909}
The impact of meat product recall events on consumer demand (beef, pork, poultry, and other consumption goods) in the USA is tested empirically. Beef, pork, and poultry recall indices are constructed from both the Food Safety Inspection Service's meat recall events and from newspaper reports over the period 1982–1998. Following previous product recall studies, recall indices are incorporated as shift variables in consumers’ demand functions. Estimating an absolute price version of the Rotterdam… 
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