The ethics of what we eat: why our food choices matter

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An investigation of the food choices people make and practices of the food producers who create this food for us leading to a discussion of how we might put more ethics into our shopping carts.
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Includes bibliographic references (p. 302-324) and index.
pt. 1. The standard American diet. Jake and Lee ; the hidden cost of cheap chicken ; Behind the label: "Animal care certified" eggs ; Meat and milk factories -- Can bigger get better? -- pt. 2. The conscientious omnivores. Jim and Mary Ann ; Behind the label: Niman Ranch bacon ; Behind the label: "Organic" and "Certified humane" eggs ; seafood ; eating locally ; Trade, fair trade, and workers' rights ; eating out and eating in, ethically -- pt. 3. The vegans. JoAnn and Joe ; going organic ; Is it unethical to raise children vegan? ; Are vegans better for the environment? ; The ethics of eating meat ; What should we eat.
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subject_facet Diet -- Moral and ethical aspects, Electronic books, Food -- Moral and ethical aspects, Food industry and trade -- Moral and ethical aspects, Food preferences, Gastronomy, HEALTH & FITNESS / Diet & Nutrition / Nutrition, PHILOSOPHY / Ethics & Moral Philosophy
title_display The ethics of what we eat : why our food choices matter
title_full The ethics of what we eat : why our food choices matter / Peter Singer and Jim Mason, The ethics of what we eat : why our food choices matter [electronic resource] / Peter Singer and Jim Mason
title_short The ethics of what we eat :
title_sub why our food choices matter
topic_facet Diet, Electronic books, Food, Food industry and trade, Food preferences, Gastronomy, Moral and ethical aspects