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The way we eat : why our food choices matter

Author: Peter Singer; Jim Mason
Publisher: [Emmaus, Pa.] : Rodale ; [New York] : Distributed to the trade by Holtzbrinck Publishers, ©2006.
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Examines the practices of the modern food industry, exposing its exploitation, waste, and inhumane treatment of animals, and provides guidelines for making informed and ethical choices in the selection of food products.
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Singer, Peter, 1946-
Way we eat.
[Emmaus, Pa.] : Rodale ; [New York] : Distributed to the trade by Holtzbrinck Publishers, ©2006
(OCoLC)676858577
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Singer; Jim Mason
ISBN: 157954889X 9781579548896
OCLC Number: 63660199
Description: viii, 328 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Jake and Lee --
The hidden cost of cheap chicken --
Behind the label: "animal care certified" eggs --
Meat and milk factories --
Can bigger get better? --
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 --
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?
Responsibility: Peter Singer, Jim Mason.
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Examines the practices of the modern food industry, exposing its exploitation, waste, and inhumane treatment of animals, and provides guidelines for making informed and ethical choices in the selection of food products.

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