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dc.contributor.authorMeyer, Samantha B
dc.contributor.authorWilson, Annabelle
dc.contributor.authorCalnan, Michael
dc.contributor.authorHenderson, Julie Anne
dc.contributor.authorCoveney, John David
dc.contributor.authorMcCullum, Dean
dc.contributor.authorPearce, Alex R
dc.contributor.authorWard, Paul Russell
dc.contributor.authorWebb, Trevor
dc.date.accessioned2017-04-06T05:03:51Z
dc.date.available2017-04-06T05:03:51Z
dc.date.issued2017-02-13
dc.identifier.citationMeyer, S. B., Wilson, A. M., Calnan, M., Henderson, J., Coveney, J., McCullum, D., ... & Webb, T. (2017). In the interest of food safety: a qualitative study investigating communication and trust between food regulators and food industry in the UK, Australia and New Zealand. BMC Public Health, 17(1), 189.en
dc.identifier.issn1471-2458
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2328/37108
dc.descriptionThis article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made. The Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication waiver (http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/) applies to the data made available in this article, unless otherwise stated.en
dc.description.abstractBackground Food regulatory bodies play an important role in public health, and in reducing the costs of food borne illness that are absorbed by both industry and government. Regulation in the food industry involves a relationship between regulators and members of the industry, and it is imperative that these relationships are built on trust. Research has shown in a variety of contexts that businesses find the most success when there are high levels of trust between them and their key stakeholders. An evidence-based understanding of the barriers to communication and trust is imperative if we are to put forward recommendations for facilitating the (re)building of trusting and communicative relationships. Methods We present data from 72 interviews with regulators and industry representatives regarding their trust in and communication with one another. Interviews were conducted in the UK, New Zealand, and Australia in 2013. Results Data identify a variety of factors that shape the dynamic and complex relationships between regulators and industry, as well as barriers to communication and trust between the two parties. Novel in our approach is our emphasis on identifying solutions to these barriers from the voices of industry and regulators. Conclusions We provide recommendations (e.g., development of industry advisory boards) to facilitate the (re)building of trusting and communicative relationships between the two parties.en
dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherBioMed Centralen
dc.relationhttp://purl.org/au-research/grants/ARC/LP120100405en
dc.rights© The Author(s). 2017en
dc.subjectFood industryen
dc.subjectFood regulationen
dc.subjectFood safetyen
dc.subjecttrusten
dc.titleIn the interest of food safety: a qualitative study investigating communication and trust between food regulators and food industry in the UK, Australia and New Zealanden
dc.typeArticleen
dc.relation.grantnumberARC/LP120100405en
dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-017-4118-xen
dc.rights.holderThe Authorsen
dc.rights.licenseCC-BY
local.contributor.authorOrcidLookupHenderson, Julie Anne: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8697-5460en_US
local.contributor.authorOrcidLookupWard, Paul Russell: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5559-9714en_US
local.contributor.authorOrcidLookupWilson, Annabelle: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4308-8113en_US


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