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Internet ResearchMaryamShabbirAim: To find out aboutethical ingredients.Sources: http://www.foodethicscouncil.org/society/what-is-food-ethics.
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Acting ethically means taking valuesseriously and acting in a sustainable manner.Example 1: Animal WelfarePeople may chooseto be vegetarian to refrain from unacceptable suffering for animals; this issacrifice for ethical reason. Quorn Sausages Quorn Fillets Quorn Pepperoni Quorn Fillet Quorn Fajita Strips Quorn Ham Quorn Quarter Pounders Quorn Roast Quorn Steaks Quorn Fish Fingers Quorn Tikka Masala Quorn Hot Dogs Quorn Nuggets Example 2: Fair tradeTrade between companies in developed countries and producers indeveloping countries in which fair prices are paid to the producers. Bananas Sugar Cocoa Tea Coffee Chocolates (dark, milk, white etc.) Example3: Organic FoodsOrganic food is food produced by methods that comply with the standards oforganic farming. Standards vary worldwide, but organic farming in generalfeatures tries to cycle resources, conserve biodiversity and promote balance. Eggs Bread Meat Orange Juice Milk Cheese Flour Peppers Pretzels Oreos Yoghurt Spinach Tomatoes Butter Lettuce Cucumbers Apple Potatoes Avocado Pineapple Kiwi Corn Mint/Coriander Capsicum Example4: Low food milesFood miles are a way ofattempting to measure how far food hastravelled before it reaches the consumer. It is a good way of looking at theenvironmental impact of foods and their ingredients.
These are any ingredients which are grown in theU.K or are in season.Foodsthat are in the season at the moment: Apples Pears Beetroot Brussels Cabbage Cauliflower Rhubarb Fennel Turnips Spinach Spring Onion Cucumber Asparagus Savoy Radishes Leeks Conclusion:From myresearch I found out that there is a wide variety of Quorn products available.This is useful as it allows me to produce a dish for a supermarket containing Quorn(myco proteins) which would be ethically suitable.From myresearch I have found that there is a wide variety of ingredients that can beused to make desserts as they are sweet. This allows me to make a dessert dishfor the supermarket while using ethical ingredients.
From myresearch I have also found that there are many vegetables and dairy productsthat are organic making them ethically produced. This is useful as it increasesthe variety of foods allowing me to create a wide variety of dishes for thesupermarket with ethical products.