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A Model Of The Implementation Of Quality Management Systems For Credence Attributes, Corinna Noelke, Julie Caswell Jul 2000

A Model Of The Implementation Of Quality Management Systems For Credence Attributes, Corinna Noelke, Julie Caswell

Julie Caswell

We develop a model of the impact of food quality management systems (QMS) on competitiveness and markets. QMS seek to control the quality of a product as determined by the array of individual attributes it possesses. To date only a few studies have attempted to better understand the effect of the introduction of quality management systems. No model has been introduced which captures the interactions within the supply chain and at the interface with consumers when these systems are introduced.


Using Informational Labeling To Influence The Market For Quality In Food Products, Julie Caswell Jun 1996

Using Informational Labeling To Influence The Market For Quality In Food Products, Julie Caswell

Julie Caswell

In the United States, the federal government is increasingly using requirements for informational labeling on food products to influence 1) consumers' knowledge and purchasing patterns and 2) manufacturers' product offerings and marketing practices. We discuss the economic rationale behind these regulations and issues related to judging their success or failure.


Regulatory Targets And Regimes For Food Safety: A Comparison Of North American And European Approaches, Neal Hooker, Julie Caswell Dec 1995

Regulatory Targets And Regimes For Food Safety: A Comparison Of North American And European Approaches, Neal Hooker, Julie Caswell

Julie Caswell

No abstract provided.