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Your Meals and Their Impact on Your World

What impact does two (2) of your meals have on our world from an ecological and economic perspective. You can pick breakfast, lunch or dinner.

1. List all of the components of two of your meals. Then,
a. List each component's country of origin.
b. List where you purchased the products from.
c. Consider the chain of events that took the product to get from the farm/laboratory to your table.

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What impact does two (2) of your meals have on our world from an ecological and economic perspective. You can pick breakfast, lunch or dinner,
1. List all of the components of two of your meals. Then,
a. List each component's country of origin.
b. List where you purchased the products from.
c. Consider the chain of events that took the product to get from the farm/laboratory to your table.

1) As an example, I will choose breakfast and dinner

My breakfast contains two boiled eggs, two slices of whole wheat toasts and a glass of orange juice.
My dinner contains some cooked brown rice, and some baked chicken.

a. Countries of origin:

Boiled eggs: Jackson, MS
Bag of wheat bread: Neena, WI
Orange Juice: Atlanta, GA
Brown rice: Miami, FL
Chicken: Pittsburgh, TX

b. I purchased all of the products from Wal-Mart

c. The chain of events that took the product ...

Solution Summary

Many individuals eat their daily meal without giving much though to the food availability process that brings the food to their table. That process involves many interesting factors that will make you think differently about the food you eat. This solution offers answers to questions about the impact of 2 meals on our world.

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