It’s an issue of perception of food safety, and it appears that there are studies to back up the claim that Australians can be “racist” when it comes to buying food.
The origin of animal products and fresh fruit and vegetables was considered more important… than the origin of packaged food…
Our research seems to show there is a hierarchy when it comes to perceptions about food safety, with Australia, New Zealand, Europe and the USA at the top and Thailand, China and Vietnam at the bottom. [“When it comes to food, Australians are racist against Asia”]
A very First World concern, I must say. [Read more…]