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Ethical Traceability and Informed Food Choice
Introduction;The Emergence of traceability in the food chain;Traceability in contemporary food chains;Ethics, traceability and food;Consumers’ ethical concerns;Informed food choice;The plan of the book;References.
Regulation, governance and narrative strategies of food traceability
The European Union and the regulation of food traceability: from risk management to informed choice?
EU governance and its review;U regulation of traceability;The reform of food safety regulation and food law in the EU: risk management and traceability as control;Food traceability as a relational tool for information, communication and participation;References.
Governing and governance in the agri-food sector and traceability
From governing to governance;Agri-food governance: the interaction of public and private forms Multi-level governance of food and agriculture;The international governance of agri-food traceability;Conclusion: the governance contexts for realizing ethical traceability;References.
Narrative strategies in food advertising
Introduction;Four possible narrative strategies of food advertising;Empirical research into narrative strategies used in Italian and Spanish journals;Narratives and advertising strategies;Implications of advertising strategies for ethical traceability;Conclusion;References.
Ethical Traceability in three food supply chains: case studies of Danish bacon, UK wheat-bread and Greek olive oil
Ethical traceability in the bacon supply chain
Introduction;The Danish pork chain;Danish bacon;Ethical concerns in the pork sector;Traceability and ethical traceability in the chain;Stakeholders’ and consumers’ response to ethical concerns;Communication in the chain;Discussion of findings;References.
Ethical traceability in the UK wheat-flour-bread chain
Introduction;Wheat into bread: overview of a mature, complex supply chain;Traceability in the chain, and its ethical dimensions;Perspectives on ethical concerns along the chain;Information and communication along the chain;Some conclusions for ethical traceability;References.
Traceability and ethical traceability in the Greek olive oil chain
Introduction;The Greek olive oil chain;Traceability and ethical traceability in the olive oil chain;Ethical concerns along the olive oil chain;Conclusions on traceability and on ethical traceability in the olive oil chain;References.
Ethical Traceability and its philosophical implications for civil society, market, state and democracy
Challenges of ethical traceability to the public-private divide
Introduction: the challenge of ethical traceability.Informed food choice;Seven approaches to public, private and civil society;Seven responses to ethical traceability;Situating informed food choice between public and private spheres;Conclusion;References.
Traceability of animal welfare: market or state, good or right?
Introduction;Concerns about animal welfare;Right and good;Animal ethics from comprehensive liberal perspectives;Animal ethics from a political liberal perspective: towards an overlapping consensus on how to treat animals;Conclusion;References.
Consumer rights to food ethical traceability
Inroduction;Some basic liberal distinctions;Traceability of food safety;Overlapping and non-overlapping food values;A cynical and constructive response to empowerment;Conclusion;References;
Ethical Traceability and Ethical Room for Manoeuvre
Introduction: the increase and dynamics of consumer concerns;hree types of consumer concerns;Multi-interpretable, conflicting (‘dilemmatic’) and dynamic character of consumer concerns;Ethical room for manoeuvre;ERM and ethical traceability;Three types of traceability;Types of ethical room for manoeuvre;Conclusion;References.
Interpreting Traceability: Improving the Democratic Quality of Traceability
‘The trace’, ‘to trace’ and ‘traceability’;Interpreting traceability;Conclusion;References.
Conclusions and outlook
Communicating ethical traceability
Introduction;Recent discussions on communication strategies;One-way information strategies;Participatory strategies;Implications for communicating ethical traceability;Conclusion;References.
Annex 1 Enabling consumer involvement through information and communication technologies (ICT)
Conclusions and Policy Options
Findings from the food supply chain case studies;Conclusions from philosophical investigations;Risks of implementing ethical traceability;Recommendations and policy options for Ethical Traceability;Ethical Traceability as a communication tool.
Two Political Speeches: Consumers’ Informed Choice and Ethical Traceability
Consumers’ Informed Choice
Food labelling;Food claims;Traceability;Animal welfare;
‘Just deserts’: Ethics, Quality and Traceability in EU Agricultural and Food Policy
Food quality;European Union's common agricultural policy;Organic farming and food production;Geographical indications.