Rachel Laudan on Food Waste

EconTalk | 4 December 2017 | 1h 01m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with historian Rachel Laudan about food waste. Argues that much of the alleged wasting of food serves a purpose and reducing waste would have costs that exceed the benefits. Also discusses the role of food taboos and moralizing about food. Along the way, Laudan defends the virtue of individual choice and freedom in deciding what to eat.

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