Posts Tagged ‘ethics’

Ethical issues in human nutrition

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010
sweet, sweet honey by BotheredByBees on flickr

sweet, sweet honey by BotheredByBees on flickr

There are several issues to consider when choosing what we eat and what we buy to eat. 

Is it ok for us to consume animal products such as honey, eggs, milk and meat?  What are the ethical issues concerning including these in our diet?  Is it culturual?

Discuss the concept of food miles.  Is it appropriate for consumers to choose foods that minimize food miles?