Animal rights and food: Beyond Regan, beyond vegan
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This chapter investigates the ethical implications of the food waste issue. It considers the wider role of ethics in society. It discusses general ethical issues in relation to food. It provides an overview of an ethical food system to supply all individuals with regular supply of a variety of healthy foods. Further, the production, distribution, and retailing carried out in an environmentally sustainable manner in which the welfare of animals also upheld. The chapter suggests food waste reduction link to reduce hunger, reduce obesity, and reduce environmental degradation. Responses to food waste highlights prior to concluding comments. Food security is defined by United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization as when all people, at all times, have physical, social and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food which meets their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life.
Department for Employment and Learning, Northern Ireland
- Social Sciences and Humanities
- International Relations, Politics and History
Published inThe Routledge Handbook of Food Ethics
Pages284 - 293
- AM (Accepted Manuscript)
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Publisher statementThis is an Accepted Manuscript of a book chapter published by Routledge in The Routledge Handbook of Food Ethics on 14 July 2016, available online: http://www.routledge.com/9781138809130.
Book seriesRoutledge Handbooks in Applied Ethics