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Don't blame consumers - science partly to blame for post-truth society

Collection:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Format:
Commentary
Publication Date:
2019-05-20
URL:
https://www.dairybusiness.com/dont-blame-consumers-science-partly-to-blame-for-post-truth-society/
Published:
USA: DairyBusiness, LLC
Location:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois
Subject Term:
accuracy, consumers, ethical issues, food, food safety, message content, research, research organizations, risk assessment, scientists, food industry, bias, trust, transparency, post-truth, scientific integrity
Notes:
3 pages., via website, DairyBusiness., Those within the food system wring their hands about the decreasing influence of science, often blaming consumers for our “post-truth” society. But, there is another reason for the decline of trust in science, according to The Center for Food Integrity (CFI) – one less comfortable to talk about, especially for those who conduct and sponsor research.