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Ethics vs. law in the food business

Lähteenmäki-Uutela, Anu (2009) Ethics vs. law in the food business. In: FFRC eBOOK, Finland Futures Research Centre, Turku School of Economics (7/2009), FFRC eBOOK, pp. 205-210.

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Food business involves many ethical questions. Legislators should not leave all these questions for markets to decide. Legislators should take their role in guiding the food business, having sustainability as goal. This includes environmental and social issues. Legislators need to look ahead and focus on where the food business should go in the future. The simplest way is to guide production and consumption through taxation, making certain production, products, and diets cheaper.

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:ethics, sustainability, laws, legislators, business
Subjects: Food systems > Policy environments and social economy
Research affiliation: Finland
Deposited By: Koistinen, Riitta
ID Code:16411
Deposited On:14 Oct 2009 12:30
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:41
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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