Consumer Meat Safety Concerns: Impacts of Beef E. coli O157: H7 Recalls on Meat Consumption

This study uses national, quarterly data to investigate U.S. meat demand using both the Rotterdam model and LA/AIDS model. We examine the effect of FSIS recalls especially beef E. coli O157: H7 recalls information on the consumption of meat. The estimated results indicate that beef E. coli O157: H7 recalls information has negative and significant impacts on the demand of beef, pork, and poultry. We also compare the results of the two demand models and discuss the model selection.


Issue Date:
2013
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/149794
Total Pages:
2
Series Statement:
Poster
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