Safety At lunch. A conference on the Perception of food related risks


Is it more risky chicken or beef meat? Where can I buy safer products? It would be better to eat homegrown products or vegetables bought at the supermarket? How much are antibiotics residues dangerous?
Which public bodies do you think are in charge of cheking the safety about what we eat? And how much are important cattle-breeding systems with regard to food safety? Is it true that once we used to eat more natural products?
Veneto Region, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie and Observa – science in society promoted a conference on the 1oth of October, in Venice, at Sala Grande S. Giovanni Evangelista. Its aim was to present the results of the survey conducted by Observa – science in society on public attitudes towards food safety issues.
Opinions, habits and concerns of citizens about food were discussed by various speakers, in order to highlight dimensions and factors shaping the perception of food related risks.

A copy of the book Safety At lunch, by Valeria Arzenton, Federico Neresini and Licia Ravarotto was also distributed to all participants.

Programme and details are available here.