More than half of respondents, including people from the U.S., to a survey feel food safety is a top three global issue.
The study from the Mars Global Food Safety Center (GFSC), that surveyed people in the United States, United Kingdom and China, found 77 percent of people think food safety is a top 10 worldwide problem.
KRC Research conducted the survey online with 1,754 adults aged 18 to 65 in mid-September. Respondents include 502 each from the U.S. and UK and 750 in China.
Food safety threats
Almost three quarters of respondents believe coronavirus will impact the viability of the global supply chain and 71 percent believe it will impact access to food. These consumers think about food safety and security as much as climate change (39 percent) and pollution (38 percent).