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The Carbon Footprint Controversy

The Carbon Footprint Controversy  

F. Bailey Norwood, Pascal A. Oltenacu, Michelle S. Calvo-Lorenzo, and Sarah Lancaster

in Agricultural and Food Controversies: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
22 January 2015
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199368433.003.0004
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What Is the Carbon Footprint Controversy? Nearly all humans consume meat, dairy, and egg products in some form. In recent years the environmental movement has touted the necessity ... More
The Chemical Fertilizer Controversy

The Chemical Fertilizer Controversy  

F. Bailey Norwood, Pascal A. Oltenacu, Michelle S. Calvo-Lorenzo, and Sarah Lancaster

in Agricultural and Food Controversies: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
22 January 2015
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199368433.003.0003
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What Is the Chemical Fertilizer Controversy? Chemical fertilizer has an almost miraculous impact on crop yields—so miraculous, in fact, that some people mistake it for a divine ... More
Controversies About Livestock

Controversies About Livestock  

F. Bailey Norwood, Pascal A. Oltenacu, Michelle S. Calvo-Lorenzo, and Sarah Lancaster

in Agricultural and Food Controversies: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
22 January 2015
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199368433.003.0008
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The Well-Being of Livestock Raised for Food How Do You Define Animal Welfare? Most people are omnivores, and because they also have empathy for farm animals, they want ... More
The Farm Subsidy Controversy

The Farm Subsidy Controversy  

F. Bailey Norwood, Pascal A. Oltenacu, Michelle S. Calvo-Lorenzo, and Sarah Lancaster

in Agricultural and Food Controversies: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
22 January 2015
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199368433.003.0006
Format: 
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What Is the Farm Subsidy Controversy? The last twenty years have witnessed a stunning rise in food activism, where authors like Michael Pollan, activists like Alice Waters, ... More
The GMO Controversy

The GMO Controversy  

F. Bailey Norwood, Pascal A. Oltenacu, Michelle S. Calvo-Lorenzo, and Sarah Lancaster

in Agricultural and Food Controversies: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
22 January 2015
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199368433.003.0005
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What Is the GMO Controversy? Suppose you are a citizen of France, China, or Germany—three among ten nations that consume horse meat. You enter a store to purchase a few pounds of ... More
The Local Food Controversy

The Local Food Controversy  

F. Bailey Norwood, Pascal A. Oltenacu, Michelle S. Calvo-Lorenzo, and Sarah Lancaster

in Agricultural and Food Controversies: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
22 January 2015
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199368433.003.0007
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What Is the Local Food Controversy? As Romania exited the Soviet bloc in 1989 and began integrating with western Europe, it returned the land comprising its collective farms to its ... More
Parting Thoughts

Parting Thoughts  

F. Bailey Norwood, Pascal A. Oltenacu, Michelle S. Calvo-Lorenzo, and Sarah Lancaster

in Agricultural and Food Controversies: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
22 January 2015
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199368433.003.0009
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News at The Onion may be fake, but it often speaks a deep truth about society. In September 2013 The Onion ran an article with the headline “Guy Looking to Feel Horrible about Aspect of ... More
The Pesticide Controversy

The Pesticide Controversy  

F. Bailey Norwood, Pascal A. Oltenacu, Michelle S. Calvo-Lorenzo, and Sarah Lancaster

in Agricultural and Food Controversies: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
22 January 2015
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199368433.003.0002
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What Is the Pesticide Controversy? Margot Woelk was ninety-five years old before she revealed her role in Nazi Germany as Hitler’s food taster. Fearful the British would poison ... More
What I Eat Is Your Business

What I Eat Is Your Business  

F. Bailey Norwood, Pascal A. Oltenacu, Michelle S. Calvo-Lorenzo, and Sarah Lancaster

in Agricultural and Food Controversies: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
22 January 2015
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199368433.003.0001
Format: 
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Jonathan Haidt is a social psychologist who studies the different values held by liberals and conservatives. He writes in his 2012 book, The Righteous Mind, “Liberals sometimes say that ... More

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