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Web Data Mining and Social Media Analysis for better Communication in Food Safety Crises

  • Although much effort is made to prevent risks arising from food, food-borne diseases are an ever-present threat to the consumers’ health. The consumption of fresh food that is contaminated with pathogens like fungi, viruses or bacteria can cause food poisoning that leads to severe health damages or even death. The outbreak of Shiga Toxin-producing enterohemorrhagic E. coli (EHEC) in Germany and neighbouring countries in 2011 has shown this dramatically. Nearly 4.000 people were reported of being affected and more than 50 people died during the so called EHEC-crisis. As a result the consumers’ trust in the safety of fruits and vegetables decreased sharply.

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Document Type:Article
Author:Christian H. Meyer, Martin Hamer, Wiltrud Terlau, Johannes Raithel, Patrick Pongratz
Parent Title (English):International Journal on Food System Dynamics
First Page:129
Last Page:138
Place of publication:Bonn
Publishing Institution:Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg
Date of first publication:2015/07/16
Copyright:This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License
Keyword:Crisis Communication; Issues Monitoring; Social Media Analysis; Web Data Mining
Departments, institutes and facilities:Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Internationales Zentrum für Nachhaltige Entwicklung (IZNE)
Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC):6 Technik, Medizin, angewandte Wissenschaften / 63 Landwirtschaft / 630 Landwirtschaft und verwandte Bereiche
Entry in this database:2015/08/21
Licence (German):License LogoCreative Commons - CC BY-NC - Namensnennung - Nicht kommerziell 4.0 International