Jenkins Lectures on the Ethics of Food, Alternative Food Movements

“Daily food demand in the wealthiest countries—mostly because of the demand for animal-based foods—requires producing around 8,000 calories of food to deliver 3,500 to each person, of which 25 percent is wasted,” Jenkins said. “But that seems to be the diet people want, for as incomes rise, humans everywhere are demanding more meat and more disposable products with empty calories.” […]