Sticky decisions: Peanut butter in a time of Salmonella

G. Kaptan, B. Fischhoff

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We present a consumer-focused perspective on creating communications regarding potentially contaminated foods. It is illustrated with decisions that might have faced US consumers during the 2009 recalls of peanut and pistachio products. The example shows how knowledge about test results and regulatory processes might be made more useful to consumers.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)900-904
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2010


  • food safety
  • risk
  • consumption
  • consumers
  • women
  • nut


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