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Author Singer, Peter, 1946-

Title The way we eat : why our food choices matter / Peter Singer and Jim Mason
Published [Emmaus, Pa.] : Rodale ; [New York] : Distributed to the trade by Holtzbrinck Publishers, [2006]


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Description viii, 328 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Part I, Eating 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? -- Part II, 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 -- Part III : The vegans. JoAnne 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? ; Where to find ethical food ; Where to find Information
Summary 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Food -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Diet -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Food industry and trade -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Food preferences.
Author Mason, Jim.
LC no. 2006002899
ISBN 9781579548896 (hbk. : alk. paper)
157954889X (hbk. : alk. paper)
9781594866876 (paperback: alk. paper)
1594866872 (paperback: alk. paper)