Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station [Food Policy Research]

Project Details

Identifying Food Safety Risk Factors and Educational Strategies for Consumers Purchasing Foods via the Internet

Research Team: William K. Hallman, Donald Schaffner

Project Duration: Research Ongoing

More than 500 companies market perishable meat, fish, and seafood products directly to consumers online, using carriers such as FedEx and UPS to deliver their packages throughout the United States. This project examines the potential food safety risk factors associated with these products and how to educate consumers to avoid them.

Contact: William K. Hallman

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