Encyclopedia of Food and Agricultural Ethics

2019 Edition
| Editors: David M. Kaplan

Food Risk Communication

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-024-1179-9_288



The alimentation sector, as other types of industries, has to constantly respond to the changing conditions of modern times. The most important determinants responsible for alternations are connected with the reality of a contemporary epoch. First of all, the twenty-first century is influenced and shaped by the growing role of new technologies. Thus, the Internet, offering fast communication to a relatively large number of addressees, becomes an important medium in contacting current and potential stakeholders in the food industry. Secondly, the mobility of modern times concerns not only consumers but also food products since nowadays customers may have access to comestibles coming from very distant countries. In this case, such aspects as proper transportation, storage, and methods of dish preparations should be treated with great consideration. Thirdly, modern agriculture...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi AvanzatiTriesteItaly
  2. 2.Intercultural Communication and Neurolinguistics Laboratory, Department of Translation Studies, Faculty of Languages, University of GdanskGdanskPoland