Q: If I were to make one change about the way I purchase food, it would be ...
To eat no meat products. The U.S. meatpacking industry is cruel to animals, inhumane to workers, and lacking in cleanliness.
To stop wasting money on candy and junk food and spend it on organic food.
Ask more questions about the food I purchase so I could make better decisions.
Buy more organic foods and attempt to convince my husband to buy fair-trade coffee.
Pleasant Hill, Calif.
Plan my shopping list more carefully and allow time in the store to consider when and how products were grown or processed.
Sand Springs, Okla.
To eat at home more often, using the products of local growers.
Brooklyn, N. Y.
Q: The most difficult part of trying to eat ethically is ...
The limited availability and increased cost of organic foods.
Christopher J. Marano
East Meadow, N.Y.
Overcoming my frugal upbringing, which taught me to buy on price and quality.
Knowing which companies treat their workers fairly and truly respect moral values.
Half Moon Bay, Calif.
We live in a small town and have only one grocery store.
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Publication information: Article title: Feedback. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: U.S. Catholic. Volume: 69. Issue: 3 Publication date: March 2004. Page number: 22+. © 2008 Claretian Publications. COPYRIGHT 2004 Gale Group.
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