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Information Label or Emancipation Label? – What Are The Hidden Agendas Behind Food Labelling?

Information Label or Emancipation Label? – What Are The Hidden Agendas Behind Food Labelling?

The ethics behind food labelling may be more complex than what I first imagined. Given the amount of attention this topic has generated during recent years, it makes me wonder whether this sudden trend is enforced by companies wanting to express Corporate Social Responsibility to their consumers, or if there are other hidden agendas. In … Continue reading

The Horse Meat Ethics

The Horse Meat Ethics

Not long ago, while having a discussion on lifestyles, I have come across this taboo, controversial topic. While some people consider eating horse meat unethical, others agree with it. But when and how do we know for sure that certain beliefs are morally incorrect, when other people think otherwise? I, for one, reminisce about the … Continue reading

PestDecide

Have you always been told to “wash your fruit and veg”? It seems that the concern regarding pesticides used in foods never really caught the attention of the public and has been handled with a simple gesture from the government to “wash away the concern”. Ironically pesticides cannot be washed away as they are induced into the product but no one … Continue reading

True or false: Genetically modified tomatoes a cause/a cure for fatal diseases

True or false: Genetically modified tomatoes a cause/a cure for fatal diseases

What is the exact definition of Genetically Modified Organism, also known as GMO? The Medical Dictionary (2012) defines it as: An organism whose genetic characteristics have been altered by the insertion of a modified gene or a gene from another organism using the techniques of genetic engineering. GMOs have long been a subject for debate. … Continue reading