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IFS3033 Story of Stuff & Food INC
Terms in this set (13)
Who has a lot more "say" in the story of stuff?
The government and corporations
A fancy word for natural resource exploitations is?
Planned obsolescence means:
A policy of producing consumer goods that rapidly become obsolete and so requires replacing, achieved by frequent changes in design, termination of the supply of spare parts, and the use of nondurable materials
(Ex: apple producing a new iPhone every year- Designed from the Dump)
Where does the U.S. go for a lot of its resources?
The National Happiness index tells us that:
Our national happiness peaked in 1950s
How many planets would it take to support the global population living at U.S. levels of consumption?
The #1 toxin known to science, dioxin, is produced during which step of the stuff process?
What image is used to sell food
The image of the farm/nature
Image of choice (but really only choosing between 3 or 4 big companies that control the industry)
The average American eats how much meat per year?
Over 200lbs of meat
What percentage of seeds in the U.S. contain round-up ready soybeans?
Who owns most of the seed patents in the U.S.?
Pollyface Farm is an example of:
Local-Market organic farm
Who was sued in 1998 over the disparagement of beef?
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