9780415124515

Food Ethics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415124515

  • ISBN10:

    0415124514

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1996-11-08
  • Publisher: ROUTLEDGE

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Summary

None of us can avoid being interested in food. Our very existence depends on the supply of safe, nutritious foods. It is then hardly surprising that food has become the focus of a wide range of ethical concerns: Is the food we buy safe? Is it produced by means which respect the welfare of animals and sustain the land? Are modern biotechnologies employed in food production immoral? This book addresses such issues by applying ethical principles to many areas of current concern. The contributors provide original and thought-provoking treatments of a number of highly topical issues - from global hunger and its ethical implications to the cultural habits affecting consumption. This interdisciplinary study will prove to be essential reading for all those concerned with food, as professionals, students or consumers.

Table of Contents

Series editors' foreword vii(2)
Notes on contributors ix(2)
Preface xi
1 Global hunger: moral dilemmas
1(17)
Nigel Dower
2 Food aid and trade
18(17)
John S. Marsh
3 Sustainable food systems
35(14)
Jeremy Cherfas
Animals as food producers
49(15)
Andrew Johnson
5 The equation between food production, nutrition and health
64(20)
Michael Crawford
Keb Ghebremeskel
6 Food safety: the ethical dimensions
84(17)
Erik Millstone
7 Ethical analysis of food biotechnologies: an evaluative framework
101(19)
Ben Mepham
8 Bread to biotechnology: cultural aspects of food ethics
120(18)
Leslie Gofton
9 Consumer sovereignty as ethical practice in food marketing
138(16)
Robert Hamilton
10 Ethical issues in agricultural and food research policy
154(16)
Ben Mepham
Select bibliography 170(3)
Index 173

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