Journal #4 1 Journal #4 In the chapter nine of Agriculture’s Ethical Horizon, it is about the essence of food is one of the agricultural sustainability, it also talks about the prices of food, in my opinion, I think this chapter is interesting to read because that is an economic problem in our society that although the prices of food increase every day and its supply and demand always unbalanced. Nowadays, the prices of food are higher than the prices in the past. In chapter nine, it showed one of the example that the gas prices are continue to rise, which means there is a relationship between food prices and gas prices. I think that the relationship should be there has a great distance to transport the food. Because if the food is imported, it probably raises shipping costs too, which translates into higher food prices. Also, the high gas prices are caused by high oil prices cause high gas prices. So, I think the result is high gas prices lead to higher food prices. Moreover, the chapter ten of Agriculture’s Ethical Horizon have been talk about the animal biotechnology, it is related to the ethic problem that should human need it? Some people even don’t know that what animal
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- Spring '15
- Nutrition, Veganism, higher food prices