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Tastes like moral superiority

Food choice has become a moral morass as consumers are bombarded with confusing messages about what makes food “good” or “bad” and what they should or shouldn’t buy, writes Adelaide University professor Rachel A Ankeny. Source: InDaily

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Inside the world’s biggest cloning factory in China

Boyalife Group and its partners are building the giant plant in the northern Chinese port of Tianjin, where it is due to go into production within the next seven months and aims for an output of one million cloned cows a year by 2020. Source: News.com.au

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Event: Tania Lewis Masterclass

The dinner table has become a site of spectacle and speculation in recent years. What we put on our plates is no longer purely a matter of private, everyday domesticity. Food is now a space of aesthetic, ethical and public scrutiny.

This masterclass is aimed at PhD students and early career researchers. Visit the New Food Politics site for more information.

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Medical tourism needs rules

Medical tourism is not only bringing ethical questions home with returning patients, but also higher costs to fix botched procedures or antibiotic resistant infections. Source: The Vancouver Sun