Ethical and Moral Reasons for Food Choices

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  • Ethical and Moral Reasons for Food Choices
    • Animal Welfare
      • People concerned about the lives of, say, battery-farmed hens may only buy free range eggs, or keep their own hens
    • Fairtrade
      • People who are concerned about human rights in poorer countries
    • Local Produce
      • Links to food miles
    • Organic Foods
      • People who are environmentally conscious are more likely to be interested in organic foods
    • GM Foods (genetically modified foods)
      • People may prefer not to eat this sort of thing for ethical reasons (i.e. it's not ethical to genetically modify animals for eating)
    • Food Miles
      • Links with local food - supporting local farmers and reducing carbon footprints.


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