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Key Issues in Food Ethics: A Paterno Fellows Forum

In response to your discussions in the Paterno Fellows Forum, please post a response of 250-500 words to one of the following questions. In order to facilitate discussion, please reply to the post that elaborates on the individual question your group answered:

1) What responsibility do government, industry, and individuals have to address the problem of obesity in the Unites States, and what should they do? (Paul Thompson, MSU)

2) Under what conditions, if any, should we eat "animals"? (Donald Thompson, PSU)

3) Should we strive to buy foods that are grown locally and, if so, to what extent? (Bryan McDonald, PSU)

 

4) Do we have a responsibility to explore who benefits and who is harmed by the food we eat, and if so what should we do? (Susan Squier, PSU)            

5) Should corporations patent seeds they develop in their research? (Leland Glenna, PSU)