The National Health Survey ‐ consumer attitudes to health and food

Allyson Armitstead (Director, JRA Research Ltd, Nottingham, UK)

Nutrition & Food Science

ISSN: 0034-6659

Publication date: 1 April 1998

Abstract

Provides the background to ongoing research and the last decade’s trends in consumer attitudes to health and food. Based on findings from the National Health Survey (UK) of women’s attitudes to health focusing specially on food and drink. A total of 1,800 interviews are annually undertaken of a representative sample of women. Key issues over the last ten years have been salmonella and eggs, listeria, additives in food, fats in food and beef. All have led to changes in attitudes and behaviour change.

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Citation

Armitstead, A. (1998), "The National Health Survey ‐ consumer attitudes to health and food", Nutrition & Food Science, Vol. 98 No. 2, pp. 95-98. https://doi.org/10.1108/00346659810201069

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MCB UP Ltd

Copyright © 1998, MCB UP Limited

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