Food Safety

  • Blog

    Reopening America, China's 'Mask Diplomacy,' State Police Powers: RAND Weekly Recap

    This weekly recap focuses on a RAND tool that estimates the public health and economic effects of reopening America, China's “mask diplomacy,” using police powers for pandemic response, and more.

    May 8, 2020

  • A volunteer with Highpoint Charitable Services loads groceries into the car of a family in need at a food bank in LaGrange, Kentucky, April 13, 2020, photo by Bryan Woolston/Reuters


    Feeding the Needy and Protecting Workers on the Front Lines of the Pandemic

    Access to food could be critical to getting through the COVID-19 pandemic. Local leaders and policymakers may find themselves having to devote new resources to make sure all citizens have access to food and to protect those on the front lines.

    Apr 30, 2020

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    Attitudes Toward Local and National Government Expressed Over Chinese Social Media

    How can social media provide perspective on how the Chinese public feels about domestic political issues, such as the environment, food safety, and local versus national government?

    Mar 4, 2016

  • Report


    Research Planning for Food Safety: A Value-of-Information Approach

    Describes methods for setting priorities among research projects, particularly those related to food safety. The underlying principle is that research projects should be evaluated in terms of the "expected value of information."

    Dec 31, 1990

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    Research Planning for Food Safety: Preliminary Methodology and Applications

    Describes a methodology for evaluating the benefits of research on selected food technologies.

    Dec 31, 1988

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    Beatriz Abellan

    Research Assistant
    Education L.L.M. in human rights, conflict and justice, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London; L.L.B., University Carlos III of Madrid; B.Sc. in business and management, University Carlos III of Madrid

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    Jalal Awan

    Assistant Policy Researcher; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.Phil. in policy analysis, Pardee RAND Graduate School; M.S. in green technologies, University of Southern California; B.S. in electrical engineering, University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore

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    Patricia Ann Stapleton

    Political Scientist
    Education Ph.D. in political science, City University of New York; M.Phil in political science, City University of New York; M.A. in French Literature, Rutgers University; B.A. in French, Ursinus College