Consumer use of information implications for food policy by Lorna Aldrich

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service in Washington, DC .

Written in English

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  • Nutrition policy -- United States,
  • Consumer behavior -- United States,
  • Diet -- Economic aspects -- United States,
  • Diet -- Health aspects -- United States,
  • Advertising -- Food -- United States,
  • Food -- Labeling -- United States

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Book details

StatementLorna Aldrich
SeriesAn Economic Research Service report, Agricultural handbook -- report no. 715, Agriculture handbook (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) -- no. 715
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 22 p.
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13625824M

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