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The Importance of Accurate Labeling of Foods for a Healthier Life
People rely on labels and signs to guide them into making good choices. When students walk down a hallway and see a wet floor sign, they trust the warning and avoid the slippery area. When drivers see a stop sign, they know it was put there for their own safety so they step on the breaks. However, when customers see a “ligh...
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A Discussion on the Issue of the Production of Pigs Heads
The production of pigs heads is often a “touchy” subject for much of the modern population, seeing as the majority of its uses are behind the scenes when making our common foods. As unpopular the idea of eating a head seems to be, the uses that you can get out of a single pigs head are numerous and economic. When breaking...
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A Debate on the Legality of Genetically Modified Seed Patenting
The Debate on Seed Patenting Farmers cannot tell a seed when to grow. Farmers cannot tell the
weather what to do. Farmers cannot choose which fields will be destroyed by
pests. Farmers have virtually no control over any of their crops. Imagine
having complete control over every aspect of a seed, from germination to
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The Issue of Willful Ignorance in Making Ethical Food Choice
The Issue of [Willful] Ignorance in Making Ethical Food Choices Learning “good” and “bad” and “right” and “wrong” used to be a pretty clear-cut business. Every Disney movie had its black-clad villain and every cartoon had its morally consistent hero. However, the version of morality presented to us in our youth is not the...
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Vegetarianism and an Argument Against Factory Farming
Vegetarianism has been a lifestyle adopted by many people who want to take a stand against the exploitation of animals for the pleasures of the human appetite. However, vegetarianism is not the only option available to those who oppose cruelty to animals. A humanely conscious omnivore has the same ability as the vegetarian...
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An Argument against the American Meat Industry
Making a Case For quite a while now, I have been elaborating on the ethical implications and contexts surrounding the American Meat industry. Today I’ll be making a case against this industry by talking about what its existence entails, and providing a couple facts and statistics that have helped influence my stance on the...
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The Benefits of Choosing a Vegan Lifestyle
Veganism Veganism refers to the choice on an individual’s part to refrain from eating products that stem from animals. While vegetarians do not eat meat, fish or poultry, vegans also refrain from consuming other products and byproducts such as eggs, or dairy. Also, this lifestyle refrains from or limits the use of material...
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The Impact Giant Food Conglomerates on the Rising Cases of Obesity in the Country as Seen in the Lunchables
In The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food by Michael Moss, Moss recounts the role giant food conglomerates play in the country’s rising obesity rate through the history of Lunchables. Lunchables’ remarkable marketing strategy, despite its unfathomable nutritional value, led to its immeasurable success. However, th...
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A Comparison of the Effects of Destruction of Elephant Culture and the Epidemics of Obesity in America
The processed food industry is financially successful due to concealment tactics pertaining to the nutrition of the food being distributed, however this cycle is being endangered due to the increase in technologic advancements and political deterioration. In the same way, elephant maltreatment and its effect, which was conc...
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A Discussion on Whether Humans Should Consume Meat
CLAIM: It follows from the principle of equal considerability of interests (PECI) that humans should not consume meat from concentrated animal feed operations (CAFOs) if they have an alternative available. CLARIFICATION: PECI is the principle that like interests must be treated alike, without consideration of whose inter...
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