Consumers' concerns about the health impacts of genetically modified foods (GMF) are perceived to be the largest threat to the future development of agricultural biotechnology. Using the results of a survey in Israel, this paper shows that more religious people have a higher tendency to oppose GMF while more educated people are more likely to accept it. Acceptance of GMF is high when it is presented in a context of choice between GMF and chemical treatments of food.
- Consumer's acceptance
- Genetically modified foods (GMF)