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From Field to Fork: Food Ethics for Everyone

Paul B. Thompson

Abstract

A wide array of topics in food ethics is considered in an approach that dives deeply into specific topics, while emphasizing the integrated nature of food systems and the potential for food ethics to identify key intersection points in the landscape of contemporary life. The book begins by examining how contemporary food supply chains have connected our food choices to distant peoples, to factory farming, and to environmental harms that will affect future generations. At the same time, present-day food system workers achieve minimally rewarding livelihoods at best, and at worst endure horrific ... More

Keywords: injustice, diet, agriculture, hunger, environment, animal welfare, biotechnology, risk, socio-technical structure

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780199391684
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391684.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Paul B. Thompson, author
W.K. Kellogg Chair in Agricultural, Food and Community Ethics, Department of Philosophy, Michigan State University