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The ethics of food : a reader for the twenty-first century / edited by Gregory E. Pence.

Contributor(s): Pence, Gregory E.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, c2002Description: xi, 287 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0742513335 (alk. paper); 0742513343 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Genetically modified foods -- Moral and ethical aspects | Nutrition policy -- Moral and ethical aspectsDDC classification: 363.19/2 Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: Introduction: The Meaning and Ethics of Food GREGORY E. PENCE vii -- Part I: The Meaning of Food -- CHAPTER I -- A Thing Shared M. F. K. FISHER I -- CHAPTER 2 -- How We Grow Food Reflects Our Virtues and Vices WENDELL BERRY 5 -- Part II: Eating Meat -- CHAPTER 3 -- Animal Liberation and Vegetarianism PETER SINGER 26 -- CHAPTER 4 -- Meat Is Good for You STUART PATTON 5I -- Part III: Starvation -- CHAPTER 5 -- Lifeboat Ethics: The Case against Helping the Poor GARRETT HARDIN 54 -- CHAPTER 6 -- Golden Rice Is Fool's Gold GREENPEACE INTERNATIONAL 71 -- CHAPTER 7 -- Are We Going Mad? NORMAN BORLAUG 74 -- Part IV: Safety of Genetically Modified Foods -- CHAPTER 8 -- The Unholy Alliance MAE-WAN HO 80 -- CHAPTER 9 -- The FDA's Volte-Face on Food Biotech HENRY I. MILLER 96 -- CHAPTER 10 -- Dr. Strangelunch: Why We Should Learn to Love Genetically Modified -- Food RONALD BAILEY 100 -- Part V: Benefits/Dangers of Organic Food -- CHAPTER II -- Organic or Genetically Modified Food: Which Is Better? GREGORY E. -- PENCE 116 -- CHAPTER 12 -- The Benefits of Organic Food TANYA MAXTED-FROST 123 -- Part VI: Genetically Modified Food and Environmental Risks -- CHAPTER 13 -- Genetic Engineering and Food Security VANDANA SHIVA 130 -- CHAPTER 14 -- GM Food Is the Best Option We Have ANTHONY J. TREWAVAS 148 -- Part VII: Food Biotechnology and Nature -- CHAPTER 15 -- Biotechnology's Negative Impact on World Agriculture MARC LAPPE AND BRITT -- BAILEY 156 -- CHAPTER 16 -- The Population/Diversity Paradox: Agricultural Efficiency to Save -- Wilderness ANTHONY J. TREWAVAS 168 -- Part VII: Global Food Politics and Economics -- CHAPTER 17 -- A Removable Feast c. FORD RUNGE AND BENJAMIN SENAUER 180 -- CHAPTER 18 -- From Global to Local: Sowing the Seeds of Community HELEN NORBERG-HODGE, -- PETER GOERING, AND JOHN PAGE 191 -- Part IX: The Food Industry -- CHAPTER 19 -- The Hamburger Bacteria NICOLSFOX 215 -- CHAPTER 20 -- The United States Food Safety System U.s. FOOD AND DRUG -- ADMINISTRATION 267 -- Index 281 -- About the Editor 287.
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Machine generated contents note: Introduction: The Meaning and Ethics of Food GREGORY E. PENCE vii -- Part I: The Meaning of Food -- CHAPTER I -- A Thing Shared M. F. K. FISHER I -- CHAPTER 2 -- How We Grow Food Reflects Our Virtues and Vices WENDELL BERRY 5 -- Part II: Eating Meat -- CHAPTER 3 -- Animal Liberation and Vegetarianism PETER SINGER 26 -- CHAPTER 4 -- Meat Is Good for You STUART PATTON 5I -- Part III: Starvation -- CHAPTER 5 -- Lifeboat Ethics: The Case against Helping the Poor GARRETT HARDIN 54 -- CHAPTER 6 -- Golden Rice Is Fool's Gold GREENPEACE INTERNATIONAL 71 -- CHAPTER 7 -- Are We Going Mad? NORMAN BORLAUG 74 -- Part IV: Safety of Genetically Modified Foods -- CHAPTER 8 -- The Unholy Alliance MAE-WAN HO 80 -- CHAPTER 9 -- The FDA's Volte-Face on Food Biotech HENRY I. MILLER 96 -- CHAPTER 10 -- Dr. Strangelunch: Why We Should Learn to Love Genetically Modified -- Food RONALD BAILEY 100 -- Part V: Benefits/Dangers of Organic Food -- CHAPTER II -- Organic or Genetically Modified Food: Which Is Better? GREGORY E. -- PENCE 116 -- CHAPTER 12 -- The Benefits of Organic Food TANYA MAXTED-FROST 123 -- Part VI: Genetically Modified Food and Environmental Risks -- CHAPTER 13 -- Genetic Engineering and Food Security VANDANA SHIVA 130 -- CHAPTER 14 -- GM Food Is the Best Option We Have ANTHONY J. TREWAVAS 148 -- Part VII: Food Biotechnology and Nature -- CHAPTER 15 -- Biotechnology's Negative Impact on World Agriculture MARC LAPPE AND BRITT -- BAILEY 156 -- CHAPTER 16 -- The Population/Diversity Paradox: Agricultural Efficiency to Save -- Wilderness ANTHONY J. TREWAVAS 168 -- Part VII: Global Food Politics and Economics -- CHAPTER 17 -- A Removable Feast c. FORD RUNGE AND BENJAMIN SENAUER 180 -- CHAPTER 18 -- From Global to Local: Sowing the Seeds of Community HELEN NORBERG-HODGE, -- PETER GOERING, AND JOHN PAGE 191 -- Part IX: The Food Industry -- CHAPTER 19 -- The Hamburger Bacteria NICOLSFOX 215 -- CHAPTER 20 -- The United States Food Safety System U.s. FOOD AND DRUG -- ADMINISTRATION 267 -- Index 281 -- About the Editor 287.

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