Eating Right Lecture 5

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Eating Right Lecture 5 Ethics of Food Choices and Food Policies Concerns about Workers and Working Conditions. 15:30 First philosophical writing due Tuesday Responding to an objection Don’t think of it as a complete paper. Think of it as a paper section.  Posters will be due on October 21 st   Next Friday is Alexander Library- 1005-1055 Conference room on 4 th  floor  Schlosser says: There’s evidence that this seriously understates the actual rates of  injury and illness. (Fast Food Nation)      Injury rate tied to speed of the “disassembly line” Schlosser says: Old Chicago Plants, 50. Conflict of interest between the producer and  the workers: higher line speeds mean higher profits for the employers, but higher risks.  Worry about weighting of competing interests: Producers have got power over  employees (They can be fined, cut pay, cut hours, be reassigned to undesirable jobs).  Employees have no corresponding power over producers. So when interests conflict, 
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